Balgarskata narodna medicina [Bulgarian Folk Medicine]. Encyclopaeidia. Sofia, 1999 Cover Image
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Balgarskata narodna medicina [Bulgarian Folk Medicine]. Encyclopaeidia. Sofia, 1999
Balgarskata narodna medicina [Bulgarian Folk Medicine]. Encyclopaeidia. Sofia, 1999

Author(s): Gatya Simeonova
Subject(s): Anthropology
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН

Summary/Abstract: The collective work Encyclopedia of Bulgarian Folk Medicine is a result of the efforts of 34 specialists, mostly from the Ethnographic Institute and Museum, headed by Dr. M. Georgiev. Noteworthy is the fact that the person heading the group is a physician by education and has his own scholarly contribution to the sphere of the ethnographic study of folk medicine. This means that in undertaking the obligation to compile an encyclopedia he had already adopted and combined two viewpoints whereby culture accepts and interprets the problems of illness and good health: that of traditional medicine and that of scholarly medicine…

  • Issue Year: II/2001
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 153-154
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English