History of Medicine in India: The Medical Encounter

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Chittabrata Palit
Kalpaz Publications, 2005 - History of medicine - 355 pages
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1. Introduction -Chittabrata Palit and Achintya Kumar Dutta 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 in the Last Two Centuries-A Cursory Appraisal -Dhrub Kumar Singh 5. Calcutta Plague: Epidemic, Colonial Intervention and Indigenous Society 1898-1900 -AmalDas 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-azarEpidemics in India -Kaushik Roy Choudhury and Syamal Roy 9. Upendranath Brahmachari in Pursuit of Kala-azar -Achintya Kumar Dutta Western Medicine 10. Emergence of Western Medical Institutions in India 1822-1911 -Ani/Kumar 11. Colony Under a Microscope: The Medical Works of W. M. Haffkine -Deepak Kumar Indigenous Medicine 12. Evolution of Ayurveda Through the Ages -Brahmananda Gupta 13. Travails of Traditional Medicine -Subrata Pahari Gender and Health 14. Indigenous Approach to Delivery Deaths in Colonial Bengal -Mousumi Bandyopadhyay 15. Western Approach to Infantile Mortality and Delivery Deaths -Aparajita Dhar 16. Patronage, Philanthropy, Western Medicine: Gender and Health in Nineteenth Century India -Sujata Mukherjee 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 Index

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