Fiction

Pow-Wows

Author: John George Hohman

Publisher: Health Research Books

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Category: Fiction

Page: 145

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1820 a collection of mysterious arts & remedies for man as well as animals with many proofs of their virtue & efficacy in healing diseases, etc.
Body, Mind & Spirit

Pow-Wows, Or Long Lost Friend

Author: John George Hohman

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 82

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John George Hohman -- a Pennsylvania Dutch healer -- compiled and published this book of folk cures in 1820. It contains native remedies; healing spells and prayers; and protective charms, wards, and benedictions. Of historical interest for its depiction of early 19th century American popular magic and ritual, it remains a fascinating look at folk medicine and superstition.
Body, Mind & Spirit

Pow-Wows, Or Long Lost Friend

Author: John George Hohman

Publisher: Wildside Press

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 82

View: 311

John George Hohman -- a Pennsylvania Dutch healer -- compiled and published this book of folk cures in 1820. It contains native remedies; healing spells and prayers; and protective charms, wards, and benedictions. Of historical interest for its depiction of early 19th century American popular magic and ritual, it remains a fascinating look at folk medicine and superstition.
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Long-Lost Friend

Author: Daniel Harms

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 312

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You are holding in your hands the most famous book of magic written in America Originally published in 1820 near Reading, Pennsylvania, under the German title Der Lange Verborgene Freund, this text is the work of immigrant Johann George Hohman. A collection of herbal formulas and magical prayers, The Long-Lost Friend draws from the traditional folk magic of Pennsylvania Dutch customs and pow-wow healers. This is authentic American folk magic at its best—household remedies combined with charms and incantations to cure common ailments and settle rural troubles. The most well-known grimoire of the New World, this work has influenced the practices of hoodoo, Santeria, Paganism, and other faiths. In this, the definitive edition, you'll find: Both the original German text and the 1856 English translation More than one hundred additional charms and recipes, taken from the pirated 1837 Skippacksville edition and others Extensive notes on the recipes, magic, Pennsylvania Dutch customs, and the origin of many of the charms Indices for general purposes and ingredients Explanations of the specialized terminology of illnesses Whether your interest lies in folklore, ethnobotany, magic, witchcraft, or American history, this classic volume is an essential addition to your library.
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Long Hidden Friend

Author: John George Hohman

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 80

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This 19th-century collection of traditional German folk-magic features spells, rituals, charms, prayers, recipes, remedies, and more. First appearing in 1820, The Long Hidden Friend was instrumental to the development of the Dutch Pennsylvania tradition of Pow-Wow. This beautiful edition is illustrated with Gemma Gary's line drawings, inspired by Dutch Pennsylvanian folk art, charms, and hex signs.
Body, Mind & Spirit

Pow Wow Book

Author: Ammon Monroe Aurand

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 196

View: 442

1929. This work is three volumes in one. The Pow Wow Book is a treatise on the art of healing by prayer and laying on of the hands, etc., practiced by the Pennsylvania-Germans and others; testimonials; remarkable recoveries; popular superstitions; etc. Also found within is an account of the famous "witch" murder trial at York, Pennsylvania. In Pow Wows; or Long Lost Friend, Mr. Hohman presents the complete collection of remedies and cures which were in popular use since 1820.
Medical economics

Medical Economics

Author: Harrie Sheridan Baketel

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Category: Medical economics

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Electronic journals

Bulletin of the History of Medicine

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Category: Electronic journals

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Includes the Transactions of the 15th- annual meetings of the American Association of the History of Medicine, 1939-