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Author Langford, Jean
Title Fluent bodies : Ayurvedic remedies for postcolonial imbalance / Jean M. Langford
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2002
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  615.53 L263 2002    DUE 06-30-22  -  30500101547936
Descript x, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Body, commodity, text
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index
(Re)inventingAyurveda -- Ayurvedic Interiors -- Healing National Culture -- The Effect of Externality -- Clinical Gazes -- Medical Simulations -- Parodies of Selfhood
'Fluent bodies' examines the modernisation of the indigenous healing practice, Ayurveda, in India. It combines contemporary ethnography with a study of key historical moments as glimpsed through early 20th century texts
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Link Online version: Langford, Jean. Fluent bodies. Durham : Duke University Press, 2002 (OCoLC)606844333
Online version: Langford, Jean. Fluent bodies. Durham : Duke University Press, 2002 (OCoLC)609242437
Subject Medicine, Ayurvedic -- Social aspects
Traditional medicine -- India
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