Culture, Illness and Healing

A Continuing Trial of Treatment

Medical Pluralism in Papua New Guinea

Editors: Frankel, Stephen, Lewis, Gilbert (Eds.)

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Patterns of Continuity and Change

    Frankel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 1-33

  • Infection, Innovation and Residence: Illness and Misfortune in the Torricelli Foothills from 1800

    Allen, Bryant J.

    Pages 35-68

  • Western Medicine and the Continuity of Belief: The Maisin of Collingwood Bay, Oro Province

    Barker, John

    Pages 69-93

  • Doktas and Shamans Among the Sambia of Papua New Guinea

    Herdt, Gilbert H.

    Pages 95-114

  • Illness and Ideology: Aspects of Health Care on Goodenough Island

    Young, Michael W.

    Pages 115-139

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Continuing Trial of Treatment
Book Subtitle
Medical Pluralism in Papua New Guinea
Editors
  • Stephen Frankel
  • Gilbert Lewis
Series Title
Culture, Illness and Healing
Series Volume
14
Copyright
1989
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-2731-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-2731-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-55608-076-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-7923-0078-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 336
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