Wellness Beyond Words

Wellness Beyond Words

Maya Compositions of Speech and Silence in Medical Care

eBook - 2013
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"This anthropological account of Maya language use in health care in highland Guatemala explores some of the cultural and linguistic factors that can complicate communication in the practice of medicine. Bringing together the analytical tools of linguistic and medical anthropology, T.S. Harvey offers a rare comparative glimpse into Maya intra-cultural therapeutic and cross-cultural biomedical interactions"--
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780826352750
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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