Source References

Publications

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Arnold, David. Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. Manchester: Manchester Univ. Press, 1988.


Avila, Elena and Joy Parker. Woman Who Glows in the Dark: A Curandera Reveals Traditional Aztec Secrets of Physical and Spiritual Health. New York: Tarcher, 2000.


Bastien, Joseph W. Drum and Stethoscope: Integrating Ethnomedicine and Biomedicine in Bolivia. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1992.


Bastien, Joseph. Healers of the Andes: Kallaway Herbalists and their Medicinal Plants. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1988.


Few, Martha. Women Who Live Evil Lives: Gender, Religion, and the Politics of Power in Colonial Guatemala, 1650-1750. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. 


Foster, George M. "On the Origin of Humoral Medicine in Latin America." Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 1 (1987): 355-393.


Foster, George M. "The Origin of Humoral Medicine in Latin America." Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 1: 4, New Series (December 1987): 355-393.


Huber, Brad R. and Alan R. Sandstrom, Eds. Mesoamerican Healers. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001.


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Morgan, Lynn M. "International Politics and Primary Health Care in Costa Rica." Social Science and Medicine. 30: 2 (1990): 211-219.


Napolitano, Valentina. Migration, Mujercitas, and Medicine Men: Living in Urban Mexico. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.


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Quetel, Claude. History of Syphilis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.


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Silverblatt, Irene. Modern Inquisitions: Peru and the Colonial Origins of the Civilized World. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004. 


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Torres, Eliseo "Cheo" and Timothy L. Sawyer, Jr. Curandero: A Life in Mexican Folk Healing. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005.


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Werner, David. "Health Care and Human Dignity: A Subjective Look at Community-Based Rural Health Programs in Latin America." Contact. 3 (1980): 91-105.


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Films and Videos

Secrets of the Lost Inca Mummies (Warner Home Video, 2002)