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The Resource Healing powers and modernity : traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies, edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel

Healing powers and modernity : traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies, edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel

Label
Healing powers and modernity : traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies
Title
Healing powers and modernity
Title remainder
traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
615.5/095
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Connor, Linda
  • Samuel, Geoffrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Healing
  • Social medicine
  • Traditional medicine
  • Shamanism
  • Asia
Label
Healing powers and modernity : traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies, edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Healing powers in contemporary Asia / Linda H. Connor -- Healing in the modern state: Korea, Malaysia, and India. The cultural politics of "superstition" in the Korean Shaman world: modernity constructs its other / Laurel Kendall -- Tradition and change in Malay healing / Carol Laderman -- Modernity and the midwife: contestations over a subaltern figure, South India / Kalpana Ram -- The political ecology of health in India: indigestion as sign and symptom of defective modernization / Mark Nichter -- Healing on the margins: Malaysia, Indonesia, and China. Engaging the spirits of modernity: the Temiars / Marina Roseman -- Presence, efficacy, and politics in healing among the Iban of Sarawak / Amanda Harris -- Sorcery and science as competing models of explanation in a Sasak village / Cynthia L. Hunter -- Medicines and modernities in socialist China: medical pluralism, the state, and Naxi identities in the Lijiang Basin / Sydney D. White -- Healing, power, and identity in Tibetan societies. Tibetan medicine at the crossroads: radical modernity and the social organization of traditional medicine in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China / Craig R. Janes -- Particularizing modernity: Tibetan medical theorizing of women's health in Lhasa, Tibet / Vincanne Adams -- Tibetan medicine in contemporary India: theory and practice / Geoffrey Samuel -- Glossary of Tibetan terms
Control code
ocm50321793
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313002762
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50321793
Label
Healing powers and modernity : traditional medicine, shamanism, and science in Asian societies, edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Healing powers in contemporary Asia / Linda H. Connor -- Healing in the modern state: Korea, Malaysia, and India. The cultural politics of "superstition" in the Korean Shaman world: modernity constructs its other / Laurel Kendall -- Tradition and change in Malay healing / Carol Laderman -- Modernity and the midwife: contestations over a subaltern figure, South India / Kalpana Ram -- The political ecology of health in India: indigestion as sign and symptom of defective modernization / Mark Nichter -- Healing on the margins: Malaysia, Indonesia, and China. Engaging the spirits of modernity: the Temiars / Marina Roseman -- Presence, efficacy, and politics in healing among the Iban of Sarawak / Amanda Harris -- Sorcery and science as competing models of explanation in a Sasak village / Cynthia L. Hunter -- Medicines and modernities in socialist China: medical pluralism, the state, and Naxi identities in the Lijiang Basin / Sydney D. White -- Healing, power, and identity in Tibetan societies. Tibetan medicine at the crossroads: radical modernity and the social organization of traditional medicine in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China / Craig R. Janes -- Particularizing modernity: Tibetan medical theorizing of women's health in Lhasa, Tibet / Vincanne Adams -- Tibetan medicine in contemporary India: theory and practice / Geoffrey Samuel -- Glossary of Tibetan terms
Control code
ocm50321793
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 283 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780313002762
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50321793

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