Theories of Illness: A World Survey
University of Pittsburgh Pre, Dec 15, 1980 - 144 pages
An important contribution to medical anthropology, this work defines the principal causes if illness that are reported throughout the world, distinguishing those involving natural causation from the more widely prevalent hypotheses advancing supernatural explanations.
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I have found the research in this text particularly enhancing and understandable with clear providence of articulate examples. It is indeed a great source of knowledge in relation to the anthropology of illness.
I Primitive Medicine
II Theories of Natural Causation
III Theories of Supernatural Causation
IV Behavioral Science and the Comparative Ethnographic Method
V Regional Analysis
VI Mans Ideational Environment
VII Witchcraft Theories and the CircumMediterranean