Medicine

Broken Glass

A Family's Journey Through Mental Illness
By Robert V. Hine

The story of a father's relationship with his daughter and her struggles with mental illness.

Subjects: Medicine

Healing with Herbs and Rituals

A Mexican Tradition
By Eliseo “Cheo” Torres
Edited by Timothy L. Sawyer

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.

Curandero

A Life in Mexican Folk Healing
By Eliseo “Cheo” TorresTimothy L. Sawyer

This book examines the practices of traditional Mexican folk healers, or "curanderos," in the American Southwest as well as in their native country.

A Pest in the Land

New World Epidemics in a Global Perspective
By Suzanne Alchon

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.

¿Qué Pasó?

An English-Spanish Guide for Medical Personnel
Fourth Edition, Revised and Expanded
By Martin KantrowitzAntonio MondragónWilliam Lord Coleman

Designed to facilitate communication between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking medical personnel; includes pediatric workups.

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