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Author Harvey, T. S., 1972-

Title Wellness beyond words [electronic resource] : Maya compositions of speech and silence in medical care / T.S. Harvey.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 243 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This anthropological account of Maya language use in health care in highland Guatemala explores some of the cultural and linguistic factors that can complicate communication in the practice of medicine. Bringing together the analytical tools of linguistic and medical anthropology, T. S. Harvey offers a rare comparative glimpse into Maya intra-cultural therapeutic and cross-cultural biomedical interactions"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Mayan languages -- Guatemala.
Language and medicine -- Guatemala.
Oral communication -- Guatemala.
Anthropological linguistics -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Languages.
Public health -- Guatemala.
Guatemala -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826352736 (cloth alk. paper)
9780826352750 (e-book)

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