Cuanderos and Their World, Past and Present

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Research paper written by Sally Salcido for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It describes the cuanderos - or quack-healers in Hispanic culture. The paper lists several diseases and remedies used by cuanderos.

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6 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Salcido, Sally Creation Date: Unknown.

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Research paper written by Sally Salcido for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It describes the cuanderos - or quack-healers in Hispanic culture. The paper lists several diseases and remedies used by cuanderos.

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6 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Salcido, Sally. Cuanderos and Their World, Past and Present, text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39372/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.