Ayurveda Made Modern : Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955 Hardback
by R. Berger
Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series series
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 232 pages, XIV, 232 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 16/09/2013
- Category: Social & cultural history
- ISBN: 9780230284555
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