<p>The <i> Lambda Alpha Journal of Man </i> is published annually by the Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University. The Journal of Man is partially funded by the Wichita State University Student Government Association. </p> <p><u>Editor-In-Chief </u> : Dr. Wayne L. Parris <br> <u> Student Editors</u> : Ronnie Breth and Bill Walker</p>

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  • Lambda Alpha Journal of Man, v.15, no.1/2 (complete version) 

    Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    The present volume presents a majority of papers from professionals, either working in the field, or engaged in teaching. It consists of five papers: Politicians and Doctors: Bloodsuckers all by Dr. Joseph V. Gtiillotte, ...
  • Politicians and doctors: bloodsuckers all 

    Guillotte, Joseph V. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    Author presents some data on attitudes towards illness, curing, and politics in a multiethnic farming community in rural Tanzania. He discusses the status of mchinjamchinja as it is variably perceived by the inhabitants ...
  • Spirit possession: A case study from Sri Lanka. 

    De Silva, Deemathie W. (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    The focus in this case study is Sita, a 19-year-old young adult, who is possessed by a spirit. Sita identified the spirit as "Mahasohona," the demon that frequents graveyards and cemeteries. The cure was an elaborate ...
  • Vascano: the Greek evil eye 

    Raftopoulos, Linda (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    The purpose of this paper is to acquaint the reader with the Greek practice which is still much believed in by Greeks today: the concept of the 'evil eye' or 'Vascano'. By the end of this paper the reader should have an ...
  • Beyond the plan: plot farming in Hungary 

    Vasary, Ildiko (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    In the course of the collectivization campaign in Hungary, the options open to the peasantry were very limited or at least heavily channeled toward specific directions. Options were open, however, as regards the engagement ...
  • Shir Mohammad Kerbali: A trader in the village markets of Mazandaran 

    Thompson, Torn (Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State University, 1983)
    The article is a brief sketch of some of the activities of a trader, Shir Mohammad Kerbali, in the weekly market cycle in the province of Mazandaran in northern Iran. The markets are all near the city of Babol located in ...

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