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Author Langwick, Stacey Ann

Title Bodies, politics, and African healing : the matter of maladies in Tanzania / Stacey A. Langwick

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  GN477 .L36 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  GN477 .L36 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiii, 300 pages ; 23 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A short genealogy of traditional medicine -- Witchcraft, oracles, and native medicine -- Making Tanzanian traditional medicine -- Healers and their intimate becomings -- Traditional birth attendants as institutional evocations -- Alternative materialities -- Interferences and inclusions -- Shifting existences, or being and not-being
LC subject Traditional medicine -- Tanzania
Medical care -- Tanzania
Mesh Subject Medicine, African Traditional -- Tanzania
Anthropology, Cultural -- Tanzania
ISBN 9780253355270 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253355273 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253222459 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253222451 (pbk. : alk. paper)