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.

About the authors

Rachel Berger is Associate Professor of Modern South Asian History at Concordia University, Canada.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: Ayurveda in Motion

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 1-22

  • Historicizing Ayurveda: Genealogies of the Biomoral

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 23-49

  • Situating Ayurveda in Modernity, 1900–1919

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 50-74

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

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 75-105

  • Ayurveda’s Dyarchic Moment, 1920–1935

    Berger, Rachel

    Pages 106-127

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Hardcover $100.00
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Softcover $95.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-32968-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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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
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32968-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 232
Topics