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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... prevent blockage and achieve flow. Such practice was common in the wider region, in and outside of healing ritual. As vernacular healing intensified in the face of symptoms, new-fangled, imported irrigation devices arrived, supple- menting, sometimes supplanting age-old clyster devices. The...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
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By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... Ekuma. See Liwenthal, Charles (Ekuma) Foucault, Michel, 1–2, 7 elima power, 89, 123–24, 132 Fox, Dr., 172 Elongolo (chief), 65 enemas. See lavement practices Garvey, Marcus, 22, 96, 109, 133 Engelengele (chief), 65 genital ulcer disease, 250–51 Equateur, 286n4; Congo...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... understood that de- livering a viable infant from a small mother was often impossible, with the girl dying, so they provoked abortion with infection and sterility often resulting. More risk came from the use of internal irrigation (douching) during men- struation as part of “their desire for personal...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1