TITLE

FIELD NOTES ON TRIBAL MEDICAL PRACTICES IN CENTRAL LIBERIA

AUTHOR(S)
Orr, Kenneth G.
PUB. DATE
October 1968
SOURCE
Liberian Studies Journal;Oct1968, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a selection of field notes from anthropological research on the medical practices of the Kpelle tribe in Liberia. Topics discussed include the names for illnesses such as dysentery and chicken pox, the lack of medical facilities in the clan's district, and the role of the supernatural and jealousy curses.
ACCESSION #
76127199

 

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