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dc.contributor.authorGuillotte, Joseph V.
dc.date.accessioned2008-12-07T01:57:51Z
dc.date.available2008-12-07T01:57:51Z
dc.date.issued1983
dc.identifier.citationGuillotte, Joseph V. (1983). Politicians and doctors: bloodsuckers all.- Lambda Alpha Journal of Man, v.15, no.1/2, p.8-19.en
dc.identifier.issn0047-3928
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/1782
dc.description.abstractAuthor 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 and relate this to another category of capricious supernatural being, the shetani (pl. mashetani). Finally, he considers how these classes of extraordinary beings relate to public health employees and political statuses in the community.en
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dc.languageEnglish (United States)en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherLambda Alpha Anthropology Honors Society at Wichita State Universityen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesLAJen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesv.15, no.1/2en
dc.subjectPoliticiansen
dc.subjectDoctoren
dc.subjectTanzaniaen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectIllnessen
dc.subjectPoliticsen
dc.subjectShetanien
dc.subjectKuchinjaen
dc.subjectMchinjaen
dc.subjectSorceryen
dc.titlePoliticians and doctors: bloodsuckers allen
dc.typeArticleen


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