Ayurveda Made Modern

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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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Rachel Berger is Associate Professor of Modern South Asian History at Concordia University, Canada.



Inhalt
Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction: Ayurveda in Motion 1. Historicising Ayurveda: Genealogies of the Biomoral 2. Situating Ayurveda in Modernity, 1900-1919 3. Embodying Consumption: Representing Indigeneity in Popular Culture, 1910-1940 4. Ayurveda's Dyarchic Moment, 1920-1935 5. Planning through Development: Institutions, Population, and the Limits of Belonging 6. Reframing Indigeneity: Ayurveda, Independence and the Health of the Future Conclusion: Ayurveda's Indian Modernities Bibliography

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Ayurveda Made Modern
Untertitel
Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955
Autor
EAN
9780230284555
ISBN
978-0-230-28455-5
Format
Fester Einband
Herausgeber
Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre
Naturwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten
232
Gewicht
436g
Größe
H20mm x B223mm x T145mm
Jahr
2013
Untertitel
Englisch
Auflage
2013
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