The story of a father's relationship with his daughter and her struggles with mental illness.
Healing with Herbs and Rituals is an herbal remedy–based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of herbalists as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico.
Subjects: Chicana and ChicanoMedicineReferenceAnthropology
This book examines the practices of traditional Mexican folk healers, or "curanderos," in the American Southwest as well as in their native country.
Subjects: BiographyFolkloreMedicineAnthropologyLatin America
In this timely study of all the reasons for extreme declines in native populations in the New World after colonization by Europeans, the author questions prevalent theories that exposure to Old World diseases was the sole cause of the devastation.
Subjects: HistoryLatin AmericaMedicineAnthropology
Designed to facilitate communication between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking medical personnel; includes pediatric workups.