The Context of Medicines in Developing Countries: Studies in Pharmaceutical Anthropology

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Sjaak van der Geest, Susan Reynolds Whyte
Het Spinhuis, 1991 - Drugs - 393 pages
 

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Contents

Introductory Note
15
WOLFFERSTraditional Practitioners and Western Pharmaceuticals
47
H KLOOS B GETAHUN A TEFERI K GEBRE TSADIK
81
Pharmacists and their Clients in
107
S VAN DER GEESTThe Articulation of Formal and Informal
131
A F AFDHAL and R L WELSCHThe Rise of the Modern Jamu
149
Introductory Note
175
K SUSSMANThe Use of Herbal and Biomedical Pharmaceuticals
199
A NIEHOFTraditional Medication at Pregnancy and Childbirth
235
H BLEDSOE AND M F GOUBAUDThe Reinterpretation
253
MACCORMACK AND A DRAPERCultural Meanings of Oral
277
an Ancient Ayurvedic Medicine
289
ETKINCultural Constructions of Efficacy
299
Perspectives
329
LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
367
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
377

S R WHYTEThe Power of Medicines in East Africa
217

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