History of Medicine in India

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The book deals with the medical encounter between eastern and western medicine. So far, Philip Curtin, David Arnold, Ira Klein, Michael Worboys, Ian Catanach, Ralph Nicholas, Paul greenough and Roy McLeod, Mark Harrison among others have represented the western view on this historic encounter. There was no reply from the Indian Scholars on the debate. The current work is the first major attempt to represent the views of the Indian medical historians. It deals with epidemics, public health, traditional medicine and the received western medicine, women's health and many other allied questions. The value of this academic engagement cannot be overemphasized. This is destined to become a standard text for History of Medicine for medical students and general readers of the subject. About The Author:- Dr. Chittabrata Palit, M.A. (Cal), Ph.D. (Cantab), FRAS (London) is a senior professor of history at Jadavpur University, Calcutta. He is an established authority on the subject. He has served as a member of the National Commission for the History of Science (1987-2001), principal investigator of a project on Science and Nationalism for the Indian National Science Academy for the last six years and currently the principal investigator of a UGC major project on Pharmacy in the Ayurvedic Texts in eastern India. He has numerous books on the history of sciences including medicine to his credit. Dr. Achintya Dutta, M.A. (B.U.), M.Phil and Ph.D.(J.U.) is a senior Reader in History at the University of Burdwan. His book, Economy and Ecology of the Burdwan District has earned wide acclaim. He has been a Commonwealth Scholar and Wellcome Trust Visiting Scholar to London, U.K. His current project is on Kala azar on which he has published many papers. This work is forthcoming as a book. Contents:- List of Contributors · Preface · Introduction · Epidemics, Policy and Practice · Epidemics and Empire: A Critique of Public Health Policy in Colonial India · Epidemics, Empire and Public Healt

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Book Description 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. 355 The book deals with the medical encounter between eastern and western medicine. So far, Philip Curtin, David Arnold, Ira Klein, Michael Worboys, Ian Catanach, Ralph Nicholas, Paul greenough and Roy McLeod, Mark Harrison among others have represented the western view on this historic encounter. There was no reply from the Indian Scholars on the debate. The current work is the first major attempt to represent the views of the Indian medical historians. It deals with epidemics, public health, traditional medicine and the received western medicine, women's health and many other allied questions. The value of this academic engagement cannot be overemphasized. This is destined to become a standard text for History of Medicine for medical students and general readers of the subject. About The Author:- Dr. Chittabrata Palit, M.A. (Cal), Ph.D. (Cantab), FRAS (London) is a senior professor of history at Jadavpur University, Calcutta. He is an established authority on the subject. He has served as a member of the National Commission for the History of Science (1987-2001), principal investigator of a project on Science and Nationalism for the Indian National Science Academy for the last six years and currently the principal investigator of a UGC major project on Pharmacy in the Ayurvedic Texts in eastern India. He has numerous books on the history of sciences including medicine to his credit. Dr. Achintya Dutta, M.A. (B.U.), M.Phil and Ph.D.(J.U.) is a senior Reader in History at the University of Burdwan. His book, Economy and Ecology of the Burdwan District has earned wide acclaim. He has been a Commonwealth Scholar and Wellcome Trust Visiting Scholar to London, U.K. His current project is on Kala azar on which he has published many papers. This work is forthcoming as a book. Contents:- List of Contributors • Preface • Introduction • Epidemics, Policy and Practice • Epidemics and Empire: A Critique of Public Health Policy in Colonial India • Epidemics, Empire and Public Health • Cholera: Changing Perceptions of Its Causality in the Last Two Centuries-A Cursory Appraisal • Calcutta Plague: Epidemic, Colonial Intervention and Indigenous Society 1898-1900 • Coping with Leprosy in 19th Century Colonial Bombay • Malaria in the Countryside in Colonial Bengal: Some Demographic Observations • Kala-azar Epidemics in India • Upendranath Brahmachari in Pursuit of Kala-azar • Western Medicine • Emergence of Western Medical Institutions in India 1822-1911 • 'Colony' Under a Microscope: The Medical Works of W.M. Haffkine • Indigenous Medicine • Evolution of Ayurveda Through the Ages • Travails of Traditional Medicine • Gender and Health • Indigenous Approach to Delivery Deaths in Colonial Bengal • Western Approach to Infantile Mortality and Delivery Deaths • Patronage, Philanthropy, Western Medicine: Gender and Health in Nineteenth Century India • Social Work • Social Constructional of Health: Changing Paradigms • Ranchodlal Chotalal: Pioneer of Public Health in Ahmedabad • Voluntary Associations and Public Health in Bengal 1900-1947 • Index. The Title 'History of Medicine in India: the Medical Encounters written/authored/edited by Chittabrata Palit Achintya Dutta', published in the year 2005. The ISBN 9788178353234 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 355 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Kalpaz Publications. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is HEALTH / HOME SCIENCE / History / Archaeology / PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES. Language: English. Seller Inventory # 9788178353234

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Book Description Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. The book deals with the medical encounter between eastern and western medicine. So far, Philip Curtin, David Arnold, Ira Klein, Michael Worboys, Ian Catanach, Ralph Nicholas, Paul greenough and Roy McLeod, Mark Harrison among others have represented the western view on this historic encounter. There was no reply from the Indian Scholars on the debate. The current work is the first major attempt to represent the views of the Indian medical historians. It deals with epidemics, public health, traditional medicine and the received western medicine, women`s health and many other allied questions. The value of this academic engagement cannot be overemphasized. This is destined to become a standard text for History of Medicine for medical students and general readers of the subject. Contents: List of Contributors Preface 1. Introduction/Chittabrata Palit and Achintya Kumar Dutta I. EPIDEMICS, Policy AND PRACTICE : 2. Epidemics and Empire : A Critique of Public Health Policy in Colonial India/Chittabrata Palit 3. Epidemics, Empire and Public Health/Amiya Kumar Hati 4. Cholera : Changing Perceptions of Its Causality the Last Two Centuries- a Cursory Appraisal/Dhrub Kumar Hati 5. Calcutta Plague : Epidemic, Colonial Intervention/Amal Das 6. Coping with Leprosy in 19th Century Colonial Bombay/Simkie Sarkar 7. Malaria in the Countryside in Colonial Bengal : Some Demographic Observations/Arabinda Samanta 8. Kala-azar Epidemics in India/Kaushik Roy Choudhury and Symal Roy 9. Upendranath Brahmachari in Pursuit of Kala-azar/Achintya Kumar Dutta II. WESTERN Medicine : 10. Emergence of Western Medical Institutions in India 1822-1911/Anil Kumar Dutta 11. ?Colony? Under a Microscope : The Medical Works of W.M. Haffkine/Deepak Kumar III. INDIGENOUS MEDICINE : 12. Evolution of Ayurveda through the Ages/Brahmananda Gupta 13. Travails of Traditional medicine/Subratoa Pahari IV. Gender AND HEALTH : 14. Indigenous Approach to Delivery Deaths in Colonial Bengal/Mousumi Bandyopadhyay 15. Western Approach to Infantile Morality and Delivery deaths/Aparajita Dhar 16. Patronage, Philanthropy, Western Medicine : Gender and Health in Nineteenth Century India/Sujata Mukherjee V. SOCIAL WORK : 17. Social Construction of Health : Changing Paradigms/Vijay Kumar Yadavendu 18. Ranchodlal Chotalal : Pioneer of Public Health in Ahmedabad/Mridula Ramanna 19. Voluntary Associations and Public Health in Bengal 1900-1947/Kabita Ray Printed Pages: 356. Seller Inventory # 35185

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