1781254877
In the bonesetter's waiting-room : travels through Indian medicine / Aarathi Prasad.
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Author: Prasad, Aarathi,
Author: Wellcome Collection,
Publication year: 2017
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Profile Books,
ISBN: 9781781254875 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: 2016.
Published in association with Wellcome Collection.
The story of medicine in India is rich and complex: uniting cutting-edge technological developments with ancient cultural traditions. Aarathi Prasad investigates how Indian medicine came to be the way it is. Her travels will take her to bonesetter clinics in Jaipur and Hyderabad and the waiting-rooms of Bollywood's best plastic surgeons, and introduce her to traditional healers as well as the world-beating heart surgeon who is revolutionising treatment of the poor around the globe.
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214 pages : map (black and white) ; 20 cm

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