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Ayurveda Made Modern : Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955, Hardback Book

Ayurveda Made Modern : Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955 Hardback

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series series

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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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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 232 pages, XIV, 232 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780230284555

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