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The Resource The Social basis of health and healing in Africa, edited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council

The Social basis of health and healing in Africa, edited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council

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The Social basis of health and healing in Africa
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The Social basis of health and healing in Africa
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edited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council
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Comparative studies of health systems and medical care
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no. 30
The Social basis of health and healing in Africa, edited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council
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The Social basis of health and healing in Africa, edited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-472) and index
Contents
  • The demographic reproduction of health and disease : colonial Central African Republic and contemporary Burkina Faso / Dennis D. Cordell, Joel W. Gregory, and Victor Piche -- Famine analysis and family relations : Nyasaland in 1949 / Megan Vaughan -- Socioeconomic change and disease : smallpox in colonial Kenya, 1880-1920 / Marc H. Dawson -- Industrialization, rural poverty, and tuberculosis in South Africa, 1850-1950 / Randall M. Packard -- Industrialization, rural health, and the 1944 National Health Services Commission in South Africa / Shula Marks and Neil Andersson -- Diffusion of Islamic medicine into Hausaland / Ismail H. Abdalla -- Ideologies and institutions in precolonial western equatorial African therapeutics / John M. Janzen -- Public health in precolonial east-central Africa / Gloria Waite -- Medical knowledge and urban planning in colonial tropical Africa / Philip D. Curtin
  • Godly medicine : the ambiguities of medical mission in southeastern Tanzania, 1900-1945 / Terence O. Ranger -- Cold or spirits? : ambiguity and syncretism in Moroccan therapeutics / Bernard Greenwood -- Causality of disease among the Senufo / Nicole Sindzingre and Andras Zempleni -- A modern history of Lozi therapeutics / Gwyn Prins -- Clinical practice and organization of indigenous healers in South Africa / Harriet Ngubane -- Kutambuwa Ugonjuwa : concepts of illness and transformation among the Tabwa of Zaire / Christopher Davis-Roberts -- The importance of knowing about not knowing : observations from Hausaland / Murray Last -- The social production of health in Kenya / F.M. Mburu -- Health care and the concept of legitimacy in Sierra Leone / Carol P. MacCormack
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xviii, 487 p.
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9780520066809
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90-44243
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ill., maps

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