Medicine Women, Curanderas, and Women Doctors (Paperback)

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The stories of ten women healers form the core of this provocative journey into cultural healing methods utilized by women. In a truly grass-roots project, the authors take the reader along to listen to the voices of Native American medicine women, Southwest Hispanic curanderas, and women physicians as they describe their healing paths.

This book will fascinate anyone interested in the relationship between illness and healing-medical practitioners and historians, patients, anthropologists, feminists, psychologists, psychiatrists, theologians, sociologists, folklorists, and others who seek understanding about our relationship to the forces of both illness and healing.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780806125121
ISBN-10: 0806125128
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 1993
Pages: 252
Language: English