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Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands (Paperback)
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Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands (Paperback)

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Paperback 174 Pages / Published: 01/10/1978
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Kuru, a fatal neurological disease thought to be transmitted through cannibalism, is examined in the Fore, a New Guinea people afflicted with the disease, who believe it to be caused by sorcery. The author also discusses Fore beliefs about diagnosis and prevention of other diseases.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
ISBN: 9780874843620
Number of pages: 174
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 216 x 155 x 13 mm

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