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Title Practitioners, practices and patients : new approaches to medical archaeology and anthropology : proceedings of a conference held at Magdalene College, Cambridge, November 2000 / edited by Patricia Anne Baker and Gillian Carr
Imprint Oxford : Oxbow Books, c2002
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GN296 P895 2002    AVAILABLE    30530000797134
Descript xi, 259 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Medical anthropology, material culture, and new directions in medical archaeology / Elisabeth Hsu -- Diagnosing some ills: the archaeology, literature and history of Roman medicine / Patricia Anne Baker -- Tuberculosis: a multidisciplinary approach to past and current concepts, causes and treatment of this infectious disease / Charlotte Roberts -- A preliminary account of the doctor's grave at Stanway, Colchester, England / Philip Crummy -- A time to live, a time to heal and a time to die: healing and divination in later Iron Age and early Roman Britain / Gillian Carr -- A computer simulation of Mambila divination / David Zeitlyn -- Beer, trees, pigs and chickens: medical books of the Lohorung shaman and priest / Charlotte Hardman) -- Healing here, there and in-between: a Tamu shaman's experience of international landscapes / judith Pettigrew and Yarjung Tamu -- The Xaghra Shaman? / Simon Stoddart -- Tobacco and curing agency in Western Amazonian shamanism / Françoise Barbira Freedman -- Magic, healing, or death? Issues of Seidr, 'balance', and morality in past and present / Jenny Blain -- Of crystal balls, political powr, and changing contexts: what the clever women of Salerno inherited / Christopher Knüsel -- Lithic therapy in early Chinese body practices / Vivienne Lo -- Kill or cure: Athenian judicial curses and the body in fear / Ralph Anderson -- Etruscan female tooth evulsion: gold dental appliances as ornaments / Marshall Joseph Becker
Subject Medical anthropology -- Congresses
Material culture -- Congresses
Medicine, Ancient -- History -- Congresses
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Congresses
Medicine in literature -- Congresses
Traditional medicine -- History -- Congresses
Medicine -- History -- Congresses
Alt Author Baker, Patricia Anne
Carr, Gillian
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