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The Social Basis of Health & Healing in Africa.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, Oxford, University of California Press. 1992, 487p. (ISBN: 0520066812) Soft Cover. Contents: 1 The Demographic Reproduction of Health and Disease: Colonial Central African Republic and Contemporary Burkina Faso; 2 Famine Analysis and Family Relation: Nyasaland in 1949; 3 Smallpox in Colonial Kenya; 4 Industrialization, Rural Poverty, and Tuberculosis in South Africa, 1850-1950; 5 Industrialization Rural Health, and the 1944 National Health Services Commission in South Africa; 6 Diffusion of Islamic Medicine into Hausaland; 7 Ideologies and Institutions in Precolonial Western Equatorial African Therapeutics; 8 Public Health in Precolonial East-Central Africa; 9 Medical Knowledge and Urban Planning in Colonial Tropical Africa; 10 Godly Medicine: The Ambiguities of Medical Mission in Southeastern Tanzania, 1900-1945; 11 Cold Spirits? Ambiguity and Syncretism in Moroccan Therapeutics; 12 Causality of Disease among the Senufo; 13 A Modern History of Lozi Therapeutics; 14 Clinical Practice and Organization of Indigenous Healers in South Africa; 15 Concepts of Illness and Transformation among the Tabwa of Zaire; 16 The Importance of Knowing about Not Knowing: Observations from Hausaland; 17 The Social Production of Health in Kenya; 18 Health Care and the Concept of Legitimacy in Sierra Leone. As New.

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