Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series

Ayurveda Made Modern

Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955

Authors: Berger, R.

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This book explores the ways in which Ayurveda, the oldest medical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, was transformed from a composite of 'ancient' medical knowledge into a 'modern' medical system, suited to the demands posed by apparatuses of health developed in late colonial India.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: Ayurveda in Motion

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 1-22

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  • Historicizing Ayurveda: Genealogies of the Biomoral

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 23-49

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  • Situating Ayurveda in Modernity, 1900–1919

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    Pages 50-74

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  • Embodying Consumption: Representing Indigeneity in Popular Culture, 1910–1940

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    Pages 75-105

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  • Ayurveda’s Dyarchic Moment, 1920–1935

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    Pages 106-127

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ayurveda Made Modern
Book Subtitle
Political Histories of Indigenous Medicine in North India, 1900-1955
Authors
Series Title
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31590-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137315908
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28455-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 232
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