Gender Roles in the Mexican-American Folk Medical System of South Texas

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Paper discussing the gender roles in the folk medical system of Mexican Americans in South Texas, as well as a historical perspective of the folk medical beliefs of Mexican Americans in this region.

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13 p. ; 28 cm.

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Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999 Creation Date: Unknown.

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South Texas Archives, a division of the James C. Jernigan Library at Texas A&M University-Kingsville was established to preserve and make available university and documentary materials regarding the cultural, geographical, political, and natural history of South Texas. The university began as South Texas State Teachers College in Kingsville, Texas in 1925, that same year the archives were created. Today TAMUK is a Hispanic-serving institute with 62% of its population consisting of Hispanic students.
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Paper discussing the gender roles in the folk medical system of Mexican Americans in South Texas, as well as a historical perspective of the folk medical beliefs of Mexican Americans in this region.

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13 p. ; 28 cm.

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Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999. Gender Roles in the Mexican-American Folk Medical System of South Texas, article, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1010868/: accessed December 8, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas A&M University Kingsville.