Spotlight: Fran Antmann Among the Maya Healers of Guatemala

By David Schonauer   Monday February 11, 2019

It began with the father of medical anthropology.

Benjamin Paul wrote on a variety of subjects in the field of Mayan ethnography, from bone setting and midwifery to coffee production, education and the emergence of an indigenous tradition of painting. He spent 60 years working in the Guatemalan town of …

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