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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1 Part I Historical Paths to Healing 10 1 Stories and Cures: Defining African American Folk Healing 11 2 Healing, the Black Body, and Institutional Medicine: Contexts for Crafting Wellness 44 3 Healing in Place: From Past to Present 71 Part II Today?s Healing Traditions 103 4 Healing and Hybridity in the Twenty-first Century 104 5 Healing the Past in the Present 133 6 Religion, Spirituality, and African American Folk Healing 160 7 Hoodoo, Conjure, and Folk Healing 190 Conclusion 221 Notes 227 Bibliography 247 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African-Americans -- Folklore.
African-Americans -- Medicine.