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Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This chapter challenges and expands upon how Euro-Americans conceive how a medical system “works.” Exploring the social and political context of medicine in a West African village—how indigenous medicine is embedded within social relations and organized by social groups, how disease is...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... relying on pharmaceuticals. Not only are herbal treatments cheaper and more accessible, but they also often are just as effective as biomedicine. This chapter explores traditional medicine use in Lomé by asking who uses these medicines more than pharmaceuticals, for which maladies, and for what reasons...
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... treatment. This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious...
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379683-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7968-3
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... section 4 (Ethnomedical Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional...