Author:Syed Ejaz Hussain & Mohit Saha (Eds.)

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India's Indigenous Medical Systems: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach

By: Syed Ejaz Hussain & Mohit Saha (Eds.)

Price: $50.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701571

ISBN: 9789380607627

Condition: New


India's Indigenous Medical Systems: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach brings together in one volume, essays by historians, botanists and physicians of indigenous as well as Western medicine to show how Indian medicine evolved, constantly adapting itself to the challenges posed by Western medical science. Among other things, this volume also highlights the development of medicine and public health under the patronage of Jahangir; the efficacy of Ayurveda in combating epidemics and fatal diseases; the introduction of vaccination in colonial Bengal and the social resistance to it; the rich heritage o... View more info