This book covers a range of the medical, holistic and religious aspects of healing and of death. The contributors broaden the field of medical anthropology by demonstrating that healing involves the senses in treatment whose efficacy depends in part on dramatic performances. Curing is not just about making people well - it also forms a crucial ...Read MoreThis book covers a range of the medical, holistic and religious aspects of healing and of death. The contributors broaden the field of medical anthropology by demonstrating that healing involves the senses in treatment whose efficacy depends in part on dramatic performances. Curing is not just about making people well - it also forms a crucial means of reproducing relations of power. A performance directed toward a particular individual might also heal a traumatized social group, expanding the definition of cure from its narrower sense of restoring a victim to health to the larger goal of repairing social relations.Read Less
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New. This item is printed on demand. Medical systems need to be understood from within, as experienced by healers, patients, and others whose minds and hearts have both become involved in this important human undertaking. Exploring how the performance of heal.
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