A ten-year study of the beliefs and practice of the N'anga, the Shona traditional medical practitioner, mainly in Eastern Zimbabwe. The author and his colleagues surveyed very many patients and remedies from 1970-1985. First part: General Survey. Second Part: Survey of plants used in remedies. Bibliography, Index. 27 photographs of N'anga at different stages of healing sessions. 10pp photographs of implements. 25 full-page line drawings of some medicinal plants. Pages i-x pp1-411. Soft cover, illustrated. Binding firm, no loose pages. Corners and spine lightly scuffed. Overall condition Very Good.
- Size: 240 x 175 x 23 mm
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