Dr. S. Narasimhan : collections of articles and original photographs on health and medicine care with ethnic and tribal groups in 1960s India

Narasimhan S. / Nilgiris Adivasi Welfare Association (NAWA)

Published by -, 1967
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Very good copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. Punched and cord-bound. Colour photographs mounted to front cover. Edges slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Internally, very clean and bright, with all the photographs in a fine condition. Remains particularly well-preserved. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; A unique and rare personal collection of articles by Dr. S. Narasimhan, with original photographs. The articles cover health and medicine care with ethnic and tribal groups in 1960s India. In typescript and ms. Each article features text and b/w photos on facing pages. "Dr. Narasimhan, the author of all the work described here, is a keen botanist and concocts some of his own medicines from his knowlege of ancient prescriptions based on herbs, adding modern drugs where these supply other needs for his patients." --from the introductory page. According to the Vidya trust, "Dr. Narasimhan devoted his life to giving medical help to Adivasis, as they were very isolated and could rarely afford to pay for treatment." Unpaginated, ca. 50p. 20cm. Subjects: India -- Todas -- Niligiris -- Health -- Medicine -- Alternative medicine -- Natural remedies -- Nilgiris Adivasi Welfare Association (NAWA) -- Kolikarai -- Arayure hospital -- Hospitals -- Clinics -- History -- Case studies. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 220281

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Title: Dr. S. Narasimhan : collections of articles ...

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Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: First Edition.

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