The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429931113
Size: 12.96 MB
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor ...

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374533407
Size: 53.67 MB
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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

The Latehomecomer

Author: Kao Kalia Yang
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566894794
Size: 56.81 MB
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An NEA Big Read Selection “This is the best account of the Hmong experience I’ve ever read—powerful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable.”—Anne Fadiman, author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down “A narrative packed with ...

Hmong And American

Author: Vincent K. Her
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 0873518551
Size: 19.72 MB
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Insightful, accessible, and eye-opening essays consider the life journeys of?Hmong American individuals, families, and communities as they participate?in creating the ethnic and social fabric of this nation.

Medicine Women Curanderas And Women Doctors

Author: Bobette Perrone
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806125121
Size: 31.58 MB
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The stories of ten women healers explore cultural healing methods utilized by women and present three distinct interpretations of the causes and treatments of human illness

An Introduction To Hmong Culture

Author: Ya Po Cha
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786459883
Size: 40.70 MB
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The book features and explains many Hmong words, phrases and proverbs. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Essentials Of Health Culture And Diversity

Author: Mark Edberg
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763780456
Size: 55.12 MB
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Essentials of Health, Culture, and Diversity includes practical guidelines for incorporating cultural understanding in public health settings, and examples of programs where that has occurred. Looking for more real-life evidence?