The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa

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Until now our knowledge of African health and healing has been extensive but fragmented. The 18 essays included in this book are an account of disease, health and healing practices on the African continent. The contributors all emphasize the social conditions linked to ill health and the development of local healing traditions, from Morocco to South Africa and from the precolonial era to the present. The editors provide in troductory overviews explaining why and how health and disease are related to historical, economic and ...

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The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa
1992, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520066816

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The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa
1992, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520066809

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