The Anthropology of medicine: from culture to method

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Bergin & Garvey, 1991 - Social Science - 442 pages
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Originally cited as "must reading" in American Anthropologist, this new third edition of the classic text contains new and updated materials. It is both a comprehensive introduction to the rapidly growing field of medical anthropology and a state-of-the-art reference work on Western and non-Western medicine.

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This book was very promising in what it set out to do, but failed to deliver. The introductions were brilliant, but the essays described in them fall short. It isn't a case of outdated information ... Read full review

Contents

INTERACTION OF MEDICAL SYSTEMS
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Aztec and European Medicine in the New World
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Traditional Medicine and Western Medical Options
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