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Author Wujastyk, Dagmar
Title Modern and Global Ayurveda : Pluralism and Paradigms
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2008
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Note Intro -- Modern and Global Ayurveda -- Contents -- Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Plural Medicine and East-West Dialogue -- 3. The Evolution of Indian Government Policy on Ayurveda in the Twentieth Century -- 4. Divorcing Ayurveda: Siddha Medicine and the Quest for Uniqueness -- 5. Ayurveda and the Making of the Urban Middle Class in North India, 1900-1945 -- 6. The Ayurvedic Diaspora -- 7. An Overview of the Education and Practice of Global Ayurveda -- 8. Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Databases in the Context of the Revitalization of Traditional Medicine -- 9. The Woes of Ojas in the Modern World -- 10. Ayurveda and Sexuality: Sex Therapy and the "Paradox of Virility" -- 11. Ayurveda in Modern India: Standardization and Pharmaceuticalization -- 12. Practicing Ayurveda in the United Kingdom: A Time of Challenges and Opportunities -- 13. Cultural Loss and Remembrance in Contemporary Ayurvedic Medical Practice -- 14. Practicing Ayurveda in the Western World: A Case Study from Germany -- 15. Ayurvedic Medicine in Britain and the Epistemology of Practicing Medicine in "Good Faith" -- 16. Maharishi Ayur-Ved: A Controversial Model of Global Ayurveda -- 17. Maharishi Ayur-Veda™: Perfect Health™ through Enlightened Marketing in America -- List of Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wujastyk, Dagmar Modern and Global Ayurveda : Pluralism and Paradigms Albany : State University of New York Press,c2008 9780791474891
Subject Medicine, Ayurvedic.;Medicine, Ayurvedic -- History
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Alt Author Smith, Frederick M
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