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Ayurveda Made Modern - a book by Berger, Rachel

Ayurveda Made Modern

Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955

Ayurveda Made Modern( )
Author: Berger, Rachel
Series title:Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

This book explores the ways in which Ayurveda, the oldest medical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, was transformed from a composite of 'ancient' medical knowledge into a 'modern' medical system, suited to the demands posed by apparatuses of health developed in late colonial India.

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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Social Science / Disease & Health Issues
Medical / Public Health
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.64 x 9.67 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds

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