Adaptation in Cultural Evolution: An Approach to Medical Anthropology

By Alexander Alland Jr. | Go to book overview

Alexander Alland is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University.

Chapter 3 is a greatly revised and expanded version of the article "Ecology and Adaptation to Parasitic Diseases," appearing in Environment and Cultural Behavior, edited by Andrew P. Vayda and published © 1969 by Natural History Press. It is reprinted with the permission of Doubleday and Company, Inc.

The major portion of Chapter 7 was first published as Native Therapists and Western Medical Practitioners Among the Abron of the Ivory Coast in Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, Ser. II, Vol. 26, No. 6 ( April, 1964), pp. 714-25. Reprinted by permission.

Copyright © 1970 Columbia University Press

SBN: 231-03229-3

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 78-100666

Printed in the United States of America

-iv-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Adaptation in Cultural Evolution: An Approach to Medical Anthropology
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Chapter 1 Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 Evolutionary Theory 30
  • Chapter 3 the Ecology of Human Disease 52
  • Chapter 4 Adaptation to Disease 86
  • Chapter 5 Native Medical Practice Diagnostics 114
  • Chapter 6 Native Medical Systems 134
  • Chapter 7 Medical Systems Under Acculturation 155
  • Summary 177
  • Chapter 8 Conclusion 179
  • Bibliography 189
  • Index 195
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 203

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.