Item description for Urhobo. Traditional Medicine by John Oroshejede Ubrurhe...
The author of this book provides an in-depth case study of Urhobo traditional medicine, as practised in the earliest, pre-technological era. He considers definitions, taxonomy, causality, and therapy, as practised by the Urhobo progenitors and later their progeny. He argues that the Urhobo traditional medical system is gradually being eroded by the ageing and death of its custodians and practitioners. The book further investigates the use of incantations and ritual in both Urhobo and Western medical systems, and objectively examines people's claims about its efficacy. The author is a Doctor of Philosophy and a specialist in African traditional religion and culture.
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Studio: Spectrum Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.67" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1989
Publisher Spectrum Books
ISBN 9780294066 ISBN13 9789780294069