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Author Portilla, Elizabeth de la.

Title They all want magic [electronic resource] : curanderas and folk healing / Elizabeth de la Portilla.

Imprint College Station, Tex. : Texas A&M University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 147 p.
Series Rio Grande/Río Bravo ; no. 16
Rio Grande/Río Bravo ; no. 16.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The road home -- Living in the borderlands means -- Work as medicine -- Curanderismo as a template for a Mexican American world view -- Healers and their clients -- La planta es la vida: the cultural life of plants in curanderismo -- Curanderismo and its possibilities.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Hispanic American women healers -- Texas -- San Antonio.
Medical anthropology -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Healing -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Religious aspects.
Herbs -- Therapeutic use.
Biculturalism -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Curanderas and folk healing
ISBN 9781603440998 (cloth : alk. paper)
1603440992 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781603441148 (pbk. : alk. paper)
160344114X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781603443739 (e-book)

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