Medical Ethnobiology of the Highland Maya of Chiapas, Mexico: The Gastrointestinal Diseases

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Author: Berlin, Elois Ann (1937- ) and Brent signed by Brent Berlin

Year: 1996

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Place: Princeton


xxxii+557 pages with 170 figures, 89 tables, 44 plates and illustrations of plant specimens. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original jacket. Contributions by Xavier Lozoya, Dennis E Breelove, Mariana Meckes, Maria-Luisa Villarreal, Jaime Tortoriello, Jorge R Ricardez, Luisa Mafi, Maria de Guadalupe Rodriguez, Dorothy Castille and Robert M Laughlin. [Signed] by Brent Berlin. First edition.

Here Elois Ann Berlin and Brent Berlin, along with their many collaborators, provide detailed information on Maya disease classification, symptomatology, and treatment of the most significant health conditions affecting the Highland Maya, the gastrointestinal diseases.


Fine in a fine dust jacket.

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