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African American folk healing [electronic resource] / Stephanie Y. Mitchem.

By: Mitchem, Stephanie Y, 1950-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781435607361 (electronic bk.); 1435607368 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Folklore | African Americans -- Medicine | Medicine, Traditional -- United States | African Americans -- United States | Folklore -- United States | Spiritual Therapies -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & MythologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: African American folk healing.DDC classification: 398.2089/96073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Historical paths to healing -- Stories and cures : defining African American folk healing -- Healing, the Black body, and institutional medicine : contexts for crafting wellness -- Healing in place : from past to present -- Today's healing traditions -- Healing and hybridity in the twenty-first century -- Healing the past in the present -- Religion, spirituality, and African American folk healing -- Hoodoo, conjure, and folk healing -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index.

Introduction -- Historical paths to healing -- Stories and cures : defining African American folk healing -- Healing, the Black body, and institutional medicine : contexts for crafting wellness -- Healing in place : from past to present -- Today's healing traditions -- Healing and hybridity in the twenty-first century -- Healing the past in the present -- Religion, spirituality, and African American folk healing -- Hoodoo, conjure, and folk healing -- Conclusion.

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African American folk healing by Mitchem, Stephanie Y., ©2007
African American folk healing by Mitchem, Stephanie Y., ©2007
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