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Traditional Health Practices of Kumaoni Women: Continuity and Change

By: Anjali Capila

Price: $19.81

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 700605

ISBN: 8180691462

Condition: New


The medicalization of life in the contemporary world has dominated the health scenario, an approach that has ignored the holistic knowledge of traditional societies. This book examines the traditional health practices of women in the Kumaon Hills (Uttaranchal) with special focus on reproductive and child health. Rituals and practices related to menstruation, delivery, post-delivery, antenatal care and child health have been understood by 'listening' to women who are the holders and practitioners of this traditional wisdom. The theoretical conceptual framework reiterates the inter-connectedness... View more info

Images of Women in the Folk Songs of Garhwal Himalayas

By: Anjali Capila

Price: $10.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 112365

ISBN: 8170228964

Condition: New


Leela sings while cutting grass on the hill-side. Her voice reverberates in akasha, unifying her song with all the elements. She expresses her lived experience to a friend near by, who responds to her song with a few lines. This creative dialogue is the song of individual experience, of participation, It brings richness and meaning to the lives of the women of Garhwal Himalayas. This book reiterates the significance of looking at the lived experience of communities with the nation of empathy, participation and wholeness, Wholeness means in that all parts belong together, that they partake in e... View more info