Author:Anthony Cerulli

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Somatic Lessons: Narrating Patienthood and Illness in Indian Medical Literature

By: Anthony Cerulli

Price: $22.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202091

ISBN: 9789381406274

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About the Book Looks at narrative in the history of ayurvedic medical literature and the perspectives on illness and patienthood that emerge. In ayurvedic medical practice, the ways in which and the reasons why people become ill are often explained with stories. This book explores the forms and functions of narrative in Ayurveda, India’s classical medical system. Looking at narratives concerning fever, miscarriage, and the so-called king’s disease, Anthony Cerulli examines how the medical narrative shifts from clinical to narrative discourse and how stories from religious and philosophical... View more info

Medical Text and Manuscripts in Indian Cultural History

By: Dominik Wujastyk, Anthony Cerulli & Karin Preisendanz (Eds)

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2013

Seller ID: 1200588

ISBN: 9789350980194

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Contents: 1. Transmitting the Carakasamhita : notes for a history of the tradition/Cristina Pecchia. 2. On what to do with a stemma-towards a critical edition of carakasamhita Vimanasthana 8/Philipp A. Mass. 3. Logic debate and epistemology in ancient Indian medical science: an investigation into the history and historiography of Indian philosophy Part I/Karin Preisendanz. 4. New manuscript evidence for the textual and cultural history of early classical Indian medicine/Dominik Wujasyk. 5. The joy of life: medicine, politics, and religion/Anthony Cerulli. This book presents a collection of the... View more info