Medicine and Life Sciences in India (History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. IV, Part 2)

By: B.V. Subbarayappa (ed.)

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Volume IV Part 2: History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization. The spectrum of this Volume encompasses the substantive dimensions of Vedic medicine; Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha systems; a comparative overview of them; yoga; folk-medicine; Indian medicine in the colonial period; an appraisal of Indian pharmaceuticals; traditional knowledge of plants and animals, besides an introductory perspective on traditional medicine. In its twenty-two chapters contributed by experts in their fields, this Volume endeavours to present authentic and critical insights into the nature and structure as well as the expanse of medicine in India. It has an extensive bibliography of over eight hundred titles, both primary and secondary, for further studies by those who are interested in Indian medicine. This Volume is perhaps the first of its type in providing under one cover practically a complete picture of medicine as developed in India right from the Vedic times. Printed Pages: 813 with halftone illustrations and line drawings.

Title: Medicine and Life Sciences in India (History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. IV, Part 2)

Author Name: B.V. Subbarayappa (ed.)

Categories: India, Medicine and Medicinal Plants,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2009

ISBN: 8187586079

ISBN 13: 9788187586074

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 Cms x 29 Cms

Seller ID: 024968

Keywords: Medicine Life Sciences India