Books tagged: medical anthropology

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Cardboard: A woman left for dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cardboard: A woman left for dead is a fictionalized account of one woman's life-threatening eating disorder and her eventual hard-won recovery. Fiona Place has created Lucy, a narrator who is capable of taking the reader deep inside the puzzling experience known as anorexia nervosa. Acutely observed, a compelling and moving portrait it asks the big questions: Who am I? What do I want?
Closer to the Imminent Human Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In North America, there are an estimated 800,000 kids with autism. While traditional science has identified them as disordered and incurable, I think they have woefully misunderstood the significance of their wonderful presence. It has to do with advanced technology and machines.
Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.