By Robert T. Trotter II,Luis D. Leon
Robert T. Trotter and Juan Antonio Chavira current an intimate view of not just how curanderismo is practiced but in addition the way it is realized and handed on as a therapeutic culture. through delivering a greater knowing of why curanderos remain well known regardless of the lifesaving features of contemporary drugs, this article will function an crucial source to overall healthiness pros who paintings inside of Mexican American groups, to scholars of transcultural drugs, and to city ethnologists and clinical anthropologists.
Read or Download Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing (de Vries Lectures in Economics) PDF
Similar folklore & mythology books
This booklet surveys the heritage of psychoanalytic remedies of myths variously as indicators of psychopathology, as cultural safety mechanisms, and as metaphoric expressions of principles which can comprise healing insights.
300 Jewish stories during this awesome quantity span 3 continents and 4 millennia. Culled from conventional sources—the Bible, Talmud, Midrash, hasidic texts, and oral folklore—and retold in smooth English through Ellen Frankel, those tales signify the brightest jewels within the monstrous treasure chest of Jewish lore.
Restricted through traditions proscribing their pursuits and speech, the Maithil ladies of Nepal and India have lengthy explored person and collective existence reviews by means of sharing tales with each other. occasionally fantastical, occasionally together with one of those magical realism, those stories let ladies to construct neighborhood via a deeply own and consistently evolving storytelling shape.
The blind mendicant in Ukrainian people culture is a little-known social order, yet a tremendous one. The singers of Ukrainian epics, those minstrels have been equipped into expert guilds that set criteria for education and function. Repressed through the Stalin period, this can be their story.
- Haunted Mantorville: Trailing the Ghosts of Old Minnesota (Haunted America)
- The Psychic Sasquatch and their UFO Connection
- Did You Hear About The Girl Who . . . ?: Contemporary Legends, Folklore, and Human Sexuality
- The Gods of Ancient Rome: Religion in Everyday Life from Archaic to Imperial Times
- Zombies Are Us: Essays on the Humanity of the Walking Dead (Contributions to Zombie Studies)
Extra info for Curanderismo: Mexican American Folk Healing (de Vries Lectures in Economics)