In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 I Historical Paths to Healing 1 Stories and Cures: Defining African American Folk Healing 11 2 Healing, the Black Body, and Institutional Medicine: Contexts for Crafting Wellness 34 3 Healing in Place: From Past to Present 53 II Today’s Healing Traditions 4 Healing and Hybridity in the Twenty-First Century 77 5 Healing the Past in the Present 99 6 Religion, Spirituality, and African American Folk Healing 119 7 Hoodoo, Conjure, and Folk Healing 141 Conclusion 163 Notes 169 Bibliography 181 Index 187 About the Author 189 vii ...


Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.