Medicine Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors

Medicine Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors

Book - 1989
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Portraits of 10 women healers working in native American, Hispanic, and AMA traditions. Based primarily on interviews with the subjects. Compares the differences and similarities of philosophical approach, spiritual and emotional elements, techniques, and relationships to patients and communities. An advocacy for "alternative" medicine rather than a rigorous scientific study. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1989
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780806122007
Characteristics: xix, 252 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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