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Knowledge of illness in a Sepik society

Gilbert Lewis

Knowledge of illness in a Sepik society

a study of the Gnau, New Guinea

by Gilbert Lewis

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Published by Athlone Press, Humanities Press, distributed by Tiptree Book Services in London, [Atlantic Highlands,], N.J, Tiptree, Eng .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Gnau (Papua New Guinea people) -- Medicine.,
    • Gnau (Papua New Guinea people) -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Traditional medicine -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gilbert Lewis.
      SeriesMonographs on social anthropology ;, no. 52
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU740.42 .L48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 379 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages379
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4943822M
      ISBN 100391003895
      LC Control Number76371405

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Tell others about this book. About Knowledge of Illness in a Sepik Society. Illness is a matter of concern in every society. Social responses to it depend both on the nature of the illness and on cultural interpretation of its significance.

This study of the occurrence, recognition and explanation of illness amongst the Gnau makes use of its. Knowledge of Illness in a Sepik Society by Gilbert Lewis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Knowledge of illness in a Sepik society: a study of the Gnau, New Guinea. [Gilbert Lewis] Presenting a study of the occurrence, recognition and explanation of illness amongst the Gnau, this book makes use of its author's dual training in medicine and anthropology to show why.

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A study of the Gnau, New Guinea. BookReviews GILBERTLEWIS, Knowledge of illness in a Sepik society. A study of the Gnau, NewGuinea, London, Athlone Press,8vo, pp. x,illus., £ Theauthor, being medically qualified and Lecturer in Social Anthropology in the University ofCambridge, is uniquely equipped to produce this study ofthe occur- rence, recognition andexplanationofillness in.

In spite of his recognition of the new illness cause, his conclusion on change in medical knowledge is essentially negative. Since the Sepik have no medical system, he argueso department of knowledge associated only with sicknesst is diffi- cult if not impossible for them to collate new medical information [5, pp.

Abstract. The past 15 years have witnessed the coming of age of medical anthropology (cf. Lieban, ). Although its lineaments can be traced back to Virchow, only recently has medical anthropology become a substantial undertaking within anthropology and begun to receive serious, if still very limited, attention in the health sciences.

Human beings learn through social means—through interactions with others as well as through the products of culture such as books and television (IOM, ).

Reliance on tools and symbolic resources, notably language, is a hallmark of culture. Language is central to social life and mediates the acquisition of much cultural knowledge. Abstract. Illness and medicine are among a limited number of topical domains which cross-cultural researchers have for some time described as organized bodies of cultural knowledge (e.g., Clements ; and see Conklin – for a bibliography).

The Sepik Valley is around 80 km wide and km long. South of the Sepik Valley are the rugged mountains of the Central Range, which extend into Enga Province and the Southern Highlands.

The east of the ESP province consists of the mouth of the Sepik River and large areas of coastal swamp around the Murik Lakes. Soc. Sci. & Med., Vol. 12B. to 78/s0 Pergamon Press Ltd, Printed in Great Britain ALTERNATE COURSES OF DEVELOPMENT: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA P.

LEYLAND KAUFERT* and J. KAUFERT~ Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. Books By Gilbert Lewis Knowledge of Illness in a Sepik Society: A Study of the Gnau, New Guinea Volume 52 (LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology) Jan 1, by Gilbert Lewis Hardcover.

$ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. The term ‘genesis’ is used by Claudine Herzlich in her monograph: Health and Illness: A Socio‐Psychological Approach, London: Academic Press, Although I employ a somewhat different definition, I have been much influenced by both the style and substance of that excellent book.

Knowledge about mental illness. (74 percent), radio (73 percent), family or friends (51 percent), and books (50 percent). Only about three in. Lyne Cohen PDF Mon cabinet de curiosités mathématiques PDF Knowledge of Illness in Sepik Society: A Study of the Gnau, New Guinea PDF Desssine-moi ton monde: L'art enfantin dans plusieurs parties du monde PDF Jeannot et Colin PDF Isadora Moon Goes Camping PDF Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction PDF Leaves of Grass PDF Atlas de.

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GILBERT LEWIS: Knowledge of illness in a Sepik society: a study of the Gnau, New Guinea. (London School of Economics. Monographs on Social Anthropology, No. ) x, pp., 12 plates. London: University of London, Athlone Press; New Jersey: Humanities Press, Inc., ?

The author of this monograph has an unusual set of qualifications.condition—that shapes how society responds to those afflicted and influences the experience of that illness.

Second, all illnesses are socially constructed at the experiential level, based on how individuals come to understand and live with their illness. Third, medical knowledge about illness and disease is not. Lewis, G. Knowledge of Illness in a Sepik Society. London School of Economics Monograph Poyer, R.K.

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