Health beliefs, healing practices and medico-ritual frameworks in the Ecuadorian Andes : the continuity of an ancient tradition

Currie, Elizabeth Jean orcid.org/0000-0002-6220-0281, Schofield, Arthur John orcid.org/0000-0001-6903-7395, Ortega Perez, Fernando et al. (1 more author) (2018) Health beliefs, healing practices and medico-ritual frameworks in the Ecuadorian Andes : the continuity of an ancient tradition. World Archaeology. pp. 461-479. ISSN 1470-1375

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © Informa UK Ltd, 2018. This is an author-produced version of the published paper. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher’s self-archiving policy. Further copying may not be permitted; contact the publisher for details. Elizabeth Currie is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Experienced Researcher and Global Fellow at the Department of Archaeology, and Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Health Sciences, University of York, United Kingdom. Elizabeth has regularly worked across disciplinary and methodological boundaries throughout her rich and varied career which has consisted of two principal trajectories: that of South American archaeology and anthropology, and health sciences and health workforce research. In recent years she developed her lifelong interests in ethnographic and ethnohistorical study of Latin America, during which period she lived and worked with indigenous Andean communities in Ecuador, researching Andean traditional culture and medicine.
Keywords: Andean medicine; ethnomedicine; health beliefs; health models; healing rituals; traditional medicine
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  • Published (online): 28 June 2018
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (York) > Archaeology (York)
Depositing User: Pure (York)
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2018 14:50
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2020 23:25
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2018.1474799
Status: Published online
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/00438243.2018.1474799
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