Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung / Edition 1

Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung / Edition 1

by Richard Katz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674077369

ISBN-13: 9780674077362

Pub. Date: 01/01/1984

Publisher: Harvard

This account of the ancient healing dances practiced by the Kung people of southern Africa's Kalahari Desert includes vivid eyewitness descriptions of night-long healing dances and interviews with Kung healers.  See more details below

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This account of the ancient healing dances practiced by the Kung people of southern Africa's Kalahari Desert includes vivid eyewitness descriptions of night-long healing dances and interviews with Kung healers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674077362
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/01/1984
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,441,651
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword by Richard B. Lee
  • Acknowledgments
  • Kung Who Speak in This Book
  • 1. Starting Points
  • 2. Kung Hunter-Gatherers
  • 3. The Kung Approach to Healing
  • 4. At a Healing Dance
  • 5. Kinachau, a Traditional Healer
  • 6. “The Death That Kills Us All”
  • 7. Education for Healing
  • 8. Career of the Healer
  • 9. Female Perspectives
  • 10. Toma Zho, a Healer in Transition
  • 11. The Tradition of Sharing
  • 12. Kau Dwa, a Strong Healer
  • 13. Wa Na, a Healer among Healers
  • 14. Psychological and Spiritual Growth
  • 15. The Challenge of Change
  • 16. A Final Meeting with Kinachau
  • 17. “Tell Our Story to Your People”
  • Orthography
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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