Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Jo Ann Carrigan
Scholars of many disciplines find in folk medicine a topic of interest. Formerly the domain of antiquarians, anthropologists, and folklorists, the medical beliefs and practices of ordinary people now intrique sociologists, psychologists, and historians, as well as members of medical professions.
Japp, Phyllis M., "A quantitative approach to the study of folk medical beliefs and practices: A Nebraska example, CA. 1870-1970" (1979). Student Work. 599.
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