Medicine And Custom In Africa.

By: Gelfand, Michael.

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8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; viii - 174 pp. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Well annotated with a four page index. Illustrated with drawings and photos. The author was a Professor of Medicine at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Chapters on the earliest doctors, witchdoctors, African children, dietary habits, Shona hygiene, contact with western culture, urbanisation. The text is tight and clean with former owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some minor soiling and wear.

Title: Medicine And Custom In Africa.

Author Name: Gelfand, Michael.

Illustrator: Illustrated by V. N. Barlow

Categories: Social Sciences,

Publisher: Edinburgh, E. & S. Livingstone Ltd.: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 12713

Keywords: Medical Anthropology Anthropology Medicine History Africa Shona Tribe V. N. Barlow Witchdoctors Herbalists