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Obeah: Healing and Protection in West Indian Slave Life

2004 (K. M. Bilby and J. S. Handler) “Obeah: Healing and Protection in West Indian Slave Life.”  Journal of Caribbean History 38: 153-183. Obeah encompasses a wide variety of beliefs and practices involving the control or channeling of supernatural spiritual … Continue reading

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Chronological Distribution of Enamel Hypoplasias and Weaning in a Caribbean Slave Population

1985 (R. S. Corruccini, J. S. Handler, and K. Jacobi) “Chronological Distribution of Enamel Hypoplasias and Weaning in a Caribbean Slave Population.” Human Biology 57: 699-711. Dental enamel hypoplasia is a putative marker of childhood morbidity (nutritional or infectious stress) … Continue reading

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