Healing Cultures: Art and Religion as Curative Practices in the Caribbean and its Diaspora (Paperback)Na Na (author)
Paperback 236 Pages / Published: 07/03/2001
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The Spanish expression - la cultura cura (culture heals) - is an affirmation of the potential healing power of a variety of cultural practices that together constitute the ethos of a people. What happens, however, when cultures themselves are in jeopardy? What are the "antidotes" or healing modalities for an ailing culture? Healing Cultures addresses these questions from a variety of disciplines - anthropology, holistic folk traditions, literature, film, cultural and religious studies - bringing together the broad range of beliefs and the spectrum of practices that have sustained the peoples and cultures of the Caribbean.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 236
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2001
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