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Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... that are seldom over an inch long. In mild seasons it blooms for weeks, beginning in late February or soon afterward, and the small, white, tubular flowers are outstanding for numbers and fragrance. October 15, 1961 hollies here must be greater variety...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Introduction: A Regional Approach and Multidisciplinary Perspective Holly F. Mathews This volume of essays documents the contemporary practice of several widespread and culturally significant systems of "traditional" or "folk" medicine in the...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... 5. Doctors and Root Doctors: Patients Who Use Both Holly F. Mathews In this essay I will describe a traditional ethnomedical system known as "root medicine" or "rootwork" which has been well documented pri• marily among black Americans, but which...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
... Holly George-Warren Mystery Girl The Forgotten Artistry of Bobbie Gentry She has been called the J. D. Salinger of rock and roll. 7 The Mississippi-born singer/songwriter/guitarist/pro- ducer Bobbie Gentry is every bit as mysterious as the...
Published: 30 January 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
...- Preface Xl tacts with two other authorities-Holly F. Mathews, a medical anthropol• ogist, and Peter R. Lichstein, a specialist in internal medicine-both of whom had been doing research on rootworking and provided comple• mentary articles on the subject. Professor Hand, too, agreed to contribute an...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... universities. In fact, Karen Baldwin, James Kirkland, Holly Mathews, C. W. Sullivan III, and their colleagues can take credit for producing one of the very first Moving Beyond Stereotypes 33 works in the field ofapplied folk medicine ofdirect and immediate value to...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... beliefs, the patient never takes. Illness provokes a variety ofcognitive and emotional reactions, some adaptive and some not. Patients often feel helpless and confused and cut off from their communities and families. Although the practice of root• work, described by Holly Mathews in chapter five...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... visited by Hollis Toomey, the "fire talker" from his home county. "He talked to the fire like an old and respected adversary," Crews wrote (116). "At some point while he talked he put his hands on me, one ofthem spread out big as a frying pan, and I was already as cool as spring water. But I had known...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... (1978): 49-59· Manderson, Lenore. "Roasting, Smoking and Dieting in Response to Birth: Malay Confine• ment in Cross-Cultural Perspective." Social Science and Medicine 15B (1981 ): 509-20. Mathews, Holly F. "Killing the Medical Self-Help Tradition among African-Americans: The Case of Lay...
Published: 30 January 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... ethics, and the doctor-patient relationship. Holly F. Mathews is Associate Professor of Anthropology at East Carolina University. She has applied her theoretical interest in cognitive and psychological anthropology to the study ofthe organization and structure ofethnomedical beliefs, medical...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 13 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393467-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9346-7
... 12 •  eremT h asHa the Seat of Middle-class I ndustry and Moralit y The Fiction of Ahmet Midhat Efendi A. Holly Shissler Ahmet Midhat Efendi (1844–1912) was an es- sayist, novelist, translator, and newspaper editor. 8 During his...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-115
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... juniper to arrive any day from southern Oregon. It is lovely this year, with fine big blue frosty berries. The first holly will come next week Mr. Starker uses the English holly, which grows so well in Oregon. We can get the same e√ect with the foliage of Chinese holly, and if it hasn’t berries...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... woods. Among the American hollies in the exhibit were ‘Savannah’ and ‘Tinga’. ‘Savannah’ is valuable as a slender, almost columnar female form that has light green leaves and well displayed berries. This winter its foliage has su√ered in exposed places, but I hope winters like...