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Karen E. Flint

Karen E. Flint is an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

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Listed in: African Studies · South Africa · History of Science · Medical | Health Policy · African History

2009 Herskovits Award finalist
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Healing Traditions
African Medicine, Cultural Exchange, and Competition in South Africa, 1820–1948
By Karen E. Flint

Healing Traditions offers a historical perspective to the interactions between South Africa’s traditional healers and biomedical practitioners. It provides an understanding that is vital for the development of medical strategies to effectively deal with South Africa’s healthcare challenges.

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