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By Lynn Sikkink

During this latest addition to the Case examine in Cultural Anthropology sequence, anthropologist Lynn Sikkink takes us on a trip into the various market settings of Bolivia to discover the perform and which means of conventional drugs. via her specialize in the gathering, processing, distribution, and sale of herbs and drugs at a number of industry venues--from rural to city, highlands to lowlands, marketplace stall to shop--Sikkink introduces scholars to the sphere and perform of clinical in addition to monetary anthropology. Her technique additionally introduces scholars to the wealthy views provided by way of cultural anthropology mostly.

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