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  Volume 8, 1989

Table of Contents

The Cultures of Medicine

Editor's Column

pp. vii-x
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Lu Hsun and Maxine Hong Kingston: Medicine as a Symbol in Chinese and Chinese American Literature

pp. 1-21
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Émile Zola's Lourdes: Land of Healing and Rupture

pp. 22-35
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The Buddhist Mandala

pp. 36-41
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Necessary Fictions: Healing Encounters with a North American Saint

pp. 42-62
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The Cult of the Saints and the Reimagination of the Space and Time of Sickness in Twentieth-Century American Catholicism

pp. 63-77
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The Poetry and Drama of Healing: The Iroquoian Condolence Ritual and the Navajo Night Chant

pp. 78-99
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Coping with Words and Song: The New Orleans Jazz Funeral

pp. 100-105
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Lady Rokujō's Ghost: Spirit Possession, Buddhism, and Healing in Japanese Literature

pp. 106-121
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The Hernia Operation

pp. 122-127
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Characterology: Hapsburg Empire to Third Reich

pp. 128-155
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Medical Sports Fitness: An Ancient Parody of Greek Medicine

pp. 156-165
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Instructions to the Patient

p. 166
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Book Reviews

Holy Anorexia (review)

pp. 167-170
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The Shaman's Touch: Otomí Indian Symbolic Healing (review)

pp. 170-172
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Encounters with Qi: Exploring Chinese Medicine (review)

pp. 172-173
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Health and Medicine in the Jewish Tradition (review)

pp. 174-176
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Suffering Presence: Theological Reflections on Medicine, the Mentally Handicapped, and the Church (review)

pp. 176-179
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 180-182
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Research Areas

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