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Author Flint, Karen Elizabeth, 1968-
Title Healing traditions : African medicine, cultural exchange, and competition in South Africa, 1820-1948 / Karen E. Flint
Imprint Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press ; Scottsville, South Africa : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  RA418.3.S6 F65 2008    AVAILABLE    30520020691615
Descript xiv, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series New African histories series
New African histories series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index
Healing the body : disease, knowledge, and medical practices in the Zulu kingdom -- Healing the body politic : muthi, healers, and nation building in the Zulu kingdom -- Early African-white encounters : healers, witchcraft, and colonial rule, 1830/91 -- Competition, race, and professionalization : African healers and white medical practitioners, 1891/1948 -- African-Indian encounters and their influence on African therapeutics, 1860/1948
Subject Medicine -- South Africa -- History
Traditional medicine -- South Africa -- History
Medicine, African Traditional -- history -- South Africa
Colonialism -- history -- South Africa
History, 19th Century -- South Africa
History, 20th Century -- South Africa
Missions and Missionaries -- history -- South Africa
Witchcraft -- history -- South Africa
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