Jamaican Folk Medicine: A Source of Healing
This book provides a description and analysis of folk medicine in Jamaica, outlining and analysing all the constituent parts. Each part is the subject of a separate chapter. Other chapters set out the historical, social and cultural context of folk medicine practice, which is essential for an understanding of this practice. The book answers questions about the nature of folk medicine in Jamaica, its historical tributaries and its relationship and interaction with other cultural systems, such as religion and language.