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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

Label
The Social basis of health and healing in Africa
Title
The Social basis of health and healing in Africa
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.A35
LC item number
S63 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 70 HA1
NLM item number
S6 1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Joint Committee on African Studies
  • Feierman, Steven
  • Janzen, John M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social medicine
  • Healing
  • Medical anthropology
  • Medicine, African Traditional
  • Social Change
  • Social Medicine
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Therapeutics
  • Médecine sociale
  • Guérison
  • Anthropologie médicale
  • Healing
  • Medical anthropology
  • Social medicine
  • Gezondheid
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Volksgeneeskunde
  • Santé
  • Maladies
  • Anthropologie médicale
  • Médecine
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Medizin
  • Africa
  • Afrika
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • The demographic reproduction of health and disease : colonial Central African Republic and contemporary Burkina Faso / Dennis D. Cordell, Joel W. Gregory, and Victor Piché -- 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 Zempléni -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 487 pages
Isbn
9780520066816
Lccn
90044243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22184509
  • (OCoLC)ocm22184509
Label
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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • The demographic reproduction of health and disease : colonial Central African Republic and contemporary Burkina Faso / Dennis D. Cordell, Joel W. Gregory, and Victor Piché -- 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 Zempléni -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 487 pages
Isbn
9780520066816
Lccn
90044243
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22184509
  • (OCoLC)ocm22184509

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