The Resource Health and illness : a cross-cultural encyclopedia, David Levinson, Laura Gaccione

Health and illness : a cross-cultural encyclopedia, David Levinson, Laura Gaccione

Label
Health and illness : a cross-cultural encyclopedia
Title
Health and illness
Title remainder
a cross-cultural encyclopedia
Statement of responsibility
David Levinson, Laura Gaccione
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers information on a variety of health-related topics, from acupuncture and faith healing to reflexology and yoga, emphasizing traditional and alternative approaches
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Levinson, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.L477 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
NLM call number
WB 13 L665h 1997
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Gaccione, Laura
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  • Alternative medicine
  • Traditional medicine
  • Alternative medicine
  • Traditional medicine
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Medicine
  • Médecines parallèles
  • Médecine traditionnelle
  • Médecines parallèles
  • Médecine traditionnelle
  • Alternative medicine
  • Traditional medicine
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Health and illness : a cross-cultural encyclopedia, David Levinson, Laura Gaccione
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acupuncture -- Aging and old age -- Alcohol and drugs -- Alternative and complementary medicine -- Anthroposophical medicine -- Aromatherapy -- Astrological healing -- Ayurvedic medicine -- Biomedicine -- Bodywork -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic medicine -- Christian Science -- Culture-bound syndromes -- Death -- Diet and nutrition -- Disabilities -- Energetic or magnetic healing -- Environmental disasters -- Faith healing -- Famine -- Genital mutilation -- Healers -- Health care systems -- Herbal medicine -- Holistic health and healing -- homeopathic medicine -- Humoral medicine -- Magnet therapy -- Meditation -- Mind/body healing -- Natural healing -- Pain -- Plagues and infectious diseases -- Reflexology -- Reiki -- Suicide -- Theories of illness -- Wife beating -- Yoga
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 253 pages
Isbn
9780874368765
Lccn
97029638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37341394
  • (OCoLC)ocm37341394
Label
Health and illness : a cross-cultural encyclopedia, David Levinson, Laura Gaccione
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acupuncture -- Aging and old age -- Alcohol and drugs -- Alternative and complementary medicine -- Anthroposophical medicine -- Aromatherapy -- Astrological healing -- Ayurvedic medicine -- Biomedicine -- Bodywork -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic medicine -- Christian Science -- Culture-bound syndromes -- Death -- Diet and nutrition -- Disabilities -- Energetic or magnetic healing -- Environmental disasters -- Faith healing -- Famine -- Genital mutilation -- Healers -- Health care systems -- Herbal medicine -- Holistic health and healing -- homeopathic medicine -- Humoral medicine -- Magnet therapy -- Meditation -- Mind/body healing -- Natural healing -- Pain -- Plagues and infectious diseases -- Reflexology -- Reiki -- Suicide -- Theories of illness -- Wife beating -- Yoga
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvi, 253 pages
Isbn
9780874368765
Lccn
97029638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37341394
  • (OCoLC)ocm37341394

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