A Failure of Treatment

A Failure of Treatment

by Gilbert Lewis

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ISBN-13: 9780198234098
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Series: Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The ethnography of an illness
Arrival
The people in a hamlet: Watalu
Paths and gardens
A question of marriage and a fall
The hunting in July and another fall
At the health centre
The perception of his illness
The opening of Malyi
Contrasts of pace: acute and chronic
Imagery without influence
Failure yet belief
Losing hope
The death of Dauwaras
The period of mourning
Aftermath

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