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Paperback One Blood: The Jamaican Body Book

ISBN: 0791414302

ISBN13: 9780791414309

One Blood: The Jamaican Body

One Blood offers a wealth of ethnographic material, skillfully using traditional Jamaican images and expressions to present a coherent and systematic depiction of the Jamaican body, of how it works and of how health is maintained. Sobo explains some of the more complex issues of medical anthropology in a clear and accessible fashion and shows how gender and kinship tensions are expressed through culturally constructed syndromes. The book explores...


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Uncanny insight into the Jamaican/African culture.

Ms Sobo has done a awesome job of presenting details about the thought process which goes on in the minds of Afro/Jamaicans. And Jamaicans in general. I wish I would have read this book a decade ago.
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