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The Resource Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]

Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]

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Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases
Title
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico
Title remainder
the gastrointestinal diseases
Statement of responsibility
Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Whereas most previous work on Maya healing has focused on ritual and symbolism, this book presents evidence that confirms the scientific foundations of traditional Maya medicine. Data drawn from analysis of the medical practices of two Mayan-speaking peoples, the Tzeltal and Tzotzil, reveal that they have developed a large number of herbal remedies based on a highly sophisticated understanding of the physiology and symptomatology of common diseases and on an in-depth knowledge of medicinal plants. Here Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin, along with their many collaborators, provide detailed in
Member of
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1937-
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Berlin, Elois Ann
Dewey number
616.3/3061/097275
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Berlin, Brent,
  • Lozoya L., Xavier
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Gastrointestinal system
  • Materia medica, Vegetable
  • Tzeltal Indians
  • Tzotzil Indians
  • Ethnobiology
  • Traditional medicine
Label
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
2. The Diarrheas; 3. The Abdominal Pains; 4. The Worms; 5. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix: Pharmacological Activity of Plant Species Used as Admixtures; Glossary of Technical Terms; References; Index of Maya Terms; General Index
Control code
ocn905863449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (592 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872886
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905863449
Label
Medical ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico : the gastrointestinal diseases, Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin ; with contributions by Xavier Lozoya [and nine others]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
2. The Diarrheas; 3. The Abdominal Pains; 4. The Worms; 5. Summary and Conclusions; Appendix: Pharmacological Activity of Plant Species Used as Admixtures; Glossary of Technical Terms; References; Index of Maya Terms; General Index
Control code
ocn905863449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (592 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872886
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905863449

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