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Wives And Midwives / Edition 1

Wives And Midwives / Edition 1

by Carol Laderman, C. Laderman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520060369

ISBN-13: 9780520060364

Pub. Date: 06/05/1987

Publisher: University of California Press


In this widely-praised study, Carol Laderman provides a vivid picture of the daily life of rural Malays as she focuses on their dietary practices and the ritual and medical aspects of childbirth procedures. Apprenticed to a village midwife and a local shaman, she was able to observe a traditional culture adapting to modern practices.

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In this widely-praised study, Carol Laderman provides a vivid picture of the daily life of rural Malays as she focuses on their dietary practices and the ritual and medical aspects of childbirth procedures. Apprenticed to a village midwife and a local shaman, she was able to observe a traditional culture adapting to modern practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520060364
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/05/1987
Series:
Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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