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Cultural Change and Health: The Case of Southamerican Rainforest Indians

With special reference to the Shuar/Achuar of Ecuador

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Axel Kroeger and Françoise Barbira-Freedman

Content: Traditional environmental adaptation (Social adaptation - including genetics and demographic control-, disease pattern, medical systems) - Change of the disease spectrum in the process of ethnic and environmental transformation (destruction of the ecosystem, genetic-, demographic-, and nutritional-implications, the new medical system, possible policy interventions).