Medicine Across Cultures

History and Practice of Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-1166-5 (Print) 978-0-306-48094-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Pages 1-26

    Continuity, Change, and Challenge in African Medicine

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    Pages 27-47

    Medicine in Ancient Egypt

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    Pages 49-73

    Medicine in Ancient China

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    Pages 75-83

    Āyurveda

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    Pages 85-113

    Cultural Perspectives on Traditional Tibetan Medicine

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    Pages 115-132

    Traditional Thai Medicine

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    Pages 133-153

    Oriental Medicine in Korea

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    Pages 155-173

    Globalization and Cultures of Biomedicine: Japan and North America

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    Pages 175-189

    Traditional Aboriginal Health Practice in Australia

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    Pages 191-207

    When Helaing Cultures Collide: A Case From the Pacific

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    Pages 209-224

    Native American Medicine: Herbal Pharmacology, Therapies, and Elder Care

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    Pages 225-257

    Lords of the Medicine Bag: Medical Science and Traditional Practice in Ancient Peru and South America

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    Pages 259-283

    Medicine In Ancient Mesoamerica

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    Pages 285-303

    Healing Relationships in the African Caribbean

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    Pages 305-324

    Medicine in Ancient Hebrew and Jewish Cultures

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    Pages 325-350

    Islamic Medicines: Perspectives on the Greek Legacy in the History of Islamic Medical Traditions in West Asia

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    Pages 351-372

    How Different are Western and Chinese Medicine? The Case of Nerves

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    Pages 373-384

    Religion and Medicine

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    Pages 385-395

    The Relation Between Medical States and Soul Beliefs Among Tribal Peoples

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 397-417