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Author Mukharji, Projit Bihari
Title Nationalizing the body : the medical market, print and daktari medicine / Projit Bihari Mukharji
Imprint London ; New York : Anthem Press, 2009
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN635.S645 M85 2009    AVAILABLE    30520020709813
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GN635.S645 M953 2009    AVAILABLE    30530105800379
Descript xiv, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Anthem South Asian studies
Anthem South Asian studies
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-335) and index
Healers in context: forgotten pioneers -- Daktari prints: the world of bengali printing and the multiple inscriptions of daktari medicine -- Contagious nationalism: contagion and the actualization of the nation -- Political plague: diagnosing a neo-hindu modernity -- Endemic commerce: cholera and the medical market -- Dhatu dourbalya: the rhizoid pathologies of weakness -- Conclusion
Subject Traditional medicine -- South Asia
Healers -- South Asia
Indigenous physicians -- South Asia
Human body -- Social aspects -- South Asia
Bengali (South Asian people) -- Medicine
Bengali (South Asian people) -- Health and hygiene
Bengali literature -- South Asia
Medical literature -- South Asia
Public health -- South Asia
Medical policy -- South Asia
South Asia -- Colonization
South Asia -- Social conditions
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