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The Resource Restoring the balance : performing healing in West Papua, Ien Courtens

Restoring the balance : performing healing in West Papua, Ien Courtens

Label
Restoring the balance : performing healing in West Papua
Title
Restoring the balance
Title remainder
performing healing in West Papua
Statement of responsibility
Ien Courtens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The study offers an ethnographically rich journey through the variety of healing methods in current Ayfat society: indigenous (obtained during female and male initiation rites), biomedical (the missionary hospital), and Christian (created by ritual healers since the coming of the missionaries). Likewise, the causes ascribed to illness range from sorcery, witchcraft, violation of ancestral or biblical rules, to biomedical conditions, a multiplicity of ways of understanding illness and healing that emerged in the context of religious change. Making choices among the variety of healing performanc
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Courtens, Ien
Dewey number
306.09951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DU744.35.M42
LC item number
C687 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 D-212
  • WB 55
NLM item number
C858r 2008
Series statement
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde
Series volume
241
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Mejprat (New Guinean people)
  • Mejprat (New Guinean people)
  • Traditional medicine
  • Medical care
  • Healing
  • Folklore
  • Catholic hospitals
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Christianity
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Missions and Missionaries
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Social Change
  • Catholic Church
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Catholic hospitals
  • Folklore
  • Healing
  • Medical care
  • Missions
  • Traditional medicine
  • Indonesia
  • Ethnomedizin
  • Heiler
  • Ärztliche Mission
  • Provinz Papua
Label
Restoring the balance : performing healing in West Papua, Ien Courtens
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. version of the author's doctoral thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
RESTORING THE BALANCE; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter I Performing healing ; An introduction; Chapter II Mama Raja; The case; Chapter III Spirits of the living; Chapter IV Spirits of the underworld; Chapter V Performing indigenous healing; Chapter VI The missionary hospital; Chapter VII Mama Raja; The case continues; Chapter VIII Knowing God's mysteries; Chapter IX Walking together; Chapter X Performing healing; Conclusion; Epilogue; Appendix Healing plants; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
856021449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004253902
Lccn
2010286076
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789004253902.
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856021449
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Restoring the balance : performing healing in West Papua, Ien Courtens
Publication
Note
Rev. version of the author's doctoral thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
RESTORING THE BALANCE; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter I Performing healing ; An introduction; Chapter II Mama Raja; The case; Chapter III Spirits of the living; Chapter IV Spirits of the underworld; Chapter V Performing indigenous healing; Chapter VI The missionary hospital; Chapter VII Mama Raja; The case continues; Chapter VIII Knowing God's mysteries; Chapter IX Walking together; Chapter X Performing healing; Conclusion; Epilogue; Appendix Healing plants; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
856021449
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004253902
Lccn
2010286076
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/9789004253902.
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856021449
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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