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The Resource Medicine, healing and performance, edited by Effie Gemi-Iordanou, Stephen Gordon, Robert Matthew, Ellen McInnes, Rhiannon Pettitt

Medicine, healing and performance, edited by Effie Gemi-Iordanou, Stephen Gordon, Robert Matthew, Ellen McInnes, Rhiannon Pettitt

Label
Medicine, healing and performance
Title
Medicine, healing and performance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Effie Gemi-Iordanou, Stephen Gordon, Robert Matthew, Ellen McInnes, Rhiannon Pettitt
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether it is the binding of shattered bones or the creation of herbal remedies, human agency is a central feature of the healing process. Both archaeological and anthropological research has contributed much to our understanding of the performative aspects of medicine. The papers contained in this volume, based on a session conducted at the 2010 Theoretical Archaeology Conference, take a multi-disciplinary approach to the topic, addressing such issues as the cultural conception of disease; the impact of gender roles on healing strategies; the possibilities afforded by syncretism; the relation
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gemi-Iordanou, Effie
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  • Traditional medicine
  • Medical archaeology
  • Mental healing
  • Spiritual healing
  • Shamanism
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medical archaeology
  • Mental healing
  • Shamanism
  • Spiritual healing
  • Traditional medicine
  • Anthropology
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Spiritual Therapies
  • MEDICAL / General
Label
Medicine, healing and performance, edited by Effie Gemi-Iordanou, Stephen Gordon, Robert Matthew, Ellen McInnes, Rhiannon Pettitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early neolithic shamans? : performance, healing and the power of skulls at Hambledon Hill, Dorset / Ffion Reynolds -- Before Hippocrates : healing practices in ancient Egypt / Roger Forshaw -- Who is performing what and for whom? : the dedication, construction and maintenance of a healing shrine in Egypt / Jane Draycott -- Disease, sin and the walking dead in medieval England, c.1100-1350 : a note on the documentary and archaeological evidence / Stephen Gordon -- Pilgrimage, performance and miracle cures in the twelfth-century miracula of St Aebbe / Hilary Powell -- Gendered attitudes towards physical tending amongst the piously religious of late medieval Sweden / Johanna Bergqvist -- The rattlesnake and the otter : anthropology, gender, and contraception among the Niitsítapi (Blackfoot) in the 1930s / Kristin Burnett -- Re-covering the Hiroshima maidens / Amanda Jane Graham -- Writing stones and secret shrines : an exploration of the materialisation of indigenous and Islamic belief within West African spiritual medicine / Bryn Trevelyan James -- A note on the ethnomedical universe of the Asante : an indigenous people in Ghana / De-Valera Botchway -- Spirituality in knowledge production and the practice of traditional herbal medicine among the Yoruba people in southwest Nigeria / Ojo Melvin Agunbiade
Control code
ocn869552628
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782971696
Lccn
2014003815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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  • 1727503
  • 22573/ctvgzcgsm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869552628
Label
Medicine, healing and performance, edited by Effie Gemi-Iordanou, Stephen Gordon, Robert Matthew, Ellen McInnes, Rhiannon Pettitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early neolithic shamans? : performance, healing and the power of skulls at Hambledon Hill, Dorset / Ffion Reynolds -- Before Hippocrates : healing practices in ancient Egypt / Roger Forshaw -- Who is performing what and for whom? : the dedication, construction and maintenance of a healing shrine in Egypt / Jane Draycott -- Disease, sin and the walking dead in medieval England, c.1100-1350 : a note on the documentary and archaeological evidence / Stephen Gordon -- Pilgrimage, performance and miracle cures in the twelfth-century miracula of St Aebbe / Hilary Powell -- Gendered attitudes towards physical tending amongst the piously religious of late medieval Sweden / Johanna Bergqvist -- The rattlesnake and the otter : anthropology, gender, and contraception among the Niitsítapi (Blackfoot) in the 1930s / Kristin Burnett -- Re-covering the Hiroshima maidens / Amanda Jane Graham -- Writing stones and secret shrines : an exploration of the materialisation of indigenous and Islamic belief within West African spiritual medicine / Bryn Trevelyan James -- A note on the ethnomedical universe of the Asante : an indigenous people in Ghana / De-Valera Botchway -- Spirituality in knowledge production and the practice of traditional herbal medicine among the Yoruba people in southwest Nigeria / Ojo Melvin Agunbiade
Control code
ocn869552628
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782971696
Lccn
2014003815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 1727503
  • 22573/ctvgzcgsm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869552628

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