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Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology

Proceedings of a Conference Held at Magdalene College, Cambridge, November 2000
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Oxbow Books Limited
Anthropology, Archaeology, Medical anthropology, Shamanism, Archaeology / Anthropology, Social Science, Sociology, Anthropology - Cul
ContributionsPatricia Anne Baker (Editor), Gillian Carr (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8924937M
ISBN 101842170791
ISBN 139781842170793

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This book teaches students and scholars of Greco-Roman medical history how to use and critically assess archaeological materials.

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Ancient medicine is a subject dominated by textual sources, yet there is a wealth of archaeological remains that can be used to broaden our understanding of Cited by: 6. Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology: Conference Proceedings.

Abstract. This book is a collection of papers that consider the impotance of material culture in the use of medical history and archaeology. Anthropology and history B aker, P atricia A nne & G illian C arr (eds). Practitioners, practices and patients; new approaches to medical archaeology and anthropology.

xi, pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogr. Oxford: Oxbow Books, £ (paper) This volume is the outcome of a conference, held inwhich attempted to widen interpretations of healthcare, bringing. ‘Medical Anthropology, Material Culture, and New Directions in Medical Archaeology’, Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology,pp.

1–‘Die drei Koerper - oder sind es vier?’, Curare 24 (1 + 2),pp. She is author of Medical Care for the Roman Army on the Rhine, Danube and British Frontiers in the First, Second and Early Third Centuries AD and editor of Medicine and Space: Body, Buildings and Borders in the Classical and Medieval Traditions; Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology; and Author: Patricia A.

Baker. THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF MEDICINE IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology; and TRAC Relevance of Archaeology to Medical History 5 The Reason for This Book 7 Design of This Book 8 File Size: KB.

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Questions of governance in science and technology, as well as ethical issues related to bio-innovation, are increasingly being featured as topics of complex resourcing and international debate, and this volume is a much-needed resource for interdisciplinary practitioners and specialists in medical anthropology, social theory, corporate ethics.

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The evidence examined suggests that medical practices differed between units, possibly because of the policy of the governor of the province, the commander of the army, or the cultural practices of medicine in the units. The book has injected new life into a debate, and triggered an invitation to an international conference in Spain in June Introduction.

Shrines in Africa, and to a lesser extent shrines and their links with medicine, are subjects that have been intensively explored by anthropologists and historians (e.g.

Buxton ; Werbner ; Schoffeleers ; Allman and Parker ), but less so by archaeologists (Mather ; Dawson ).Hence, emphasis here will be placed upon considering the link between shrines Cited by: 7. The introduction deals with both: The development of medical anthropology in the last four decades, which was originally contextualized in “international health” and now has been focusing on.

In P. Baker and G.C. Carr (eds): Practitioners, practices and patients: new approaches to medical archaeology and anthropology. Proceedings of a conference held at Magdalene College, November Oxford, Oxbow, pp. Current research projects.

I am currently working on a couple of articles on Greek divination. Major projects include the publication of the proceedings of a conference on Belief and its Alternatives in Greek and Roman Religion which I organised in St Andrews in July and the revision of my PhD dissertation as a monograph for CUP provisionally entitled Dwelling with Divinity: Person, Place.

In the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, medical patients engage a variety of healing practices to seek cures for their ailments. Patients use the expanding biomedical network and a growing number of traditional healthcare units, while also seeking alternative practices, such as shamanism and other religious healing, or even more provocative practices.

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She is author of Medical Care for the Roman Army on the Rhine, Danube and British Frontiers in the First, Second and Early Third Centuries AD and editor of Medicine and Space: Body, Buildings and Borders in the Classical and Medieval Traditions, Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology and Author: J.

Baker. She is author of Medical Care for the Roman Army on the Rhine, Danube and British Frontiers in the First, Second and Early Third Centuries AD and editor of Medicine and Space: Body, Buildings and Borders in the Classical and Medieval Traditions; Practitioners, Practices and Patients: New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology; and.

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Die drei Koerper -oder sind es vier?File Size: 1MB. New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Medical Anthropology: Practitioners, Practices and Patients. Oxford: Oxbow Books. Selected BOOK CHAPTERS and JOURNAL ARTICLES of the last decade.

Carr, G. (forthcoming ) ‘Double vision, resistancescapes and. Dr Gilly Carr is a University Senior Lecturer in Archaeology with academic responsibility for Archaeology at the Institute of Continuing Education.

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(eds), Practitioners, Practices and Patients. New Approaches to Cited by:   Congratulations to our very own Dr. Merrill Singer for winning the Medical Anthropology Career Achievement Award! This award senior scholars who have “advanced the field of medical anthropology through career-long contributions to theory or method, and who have been successful in communicating the relevance of medical anthropology to broader publics.”.