[Free E–pub] Vernacular Medicine in Colonial India by Shinjini Das


Vernacular Medicine in Colonial IndiaConceptualised in opposition to 'orthodox' medicine homoeopathy a western medical roject originating in eighteenth century Germany was reconstituted as vernacular medicine in British Bengal western medical roject originating in eighteenth century Germany was reconstituted as vernacular medicine in British Bengal went on to become the

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of the opulation of users of homoeopathic medicine in the world Combining insights from the history of coloni. Al medicine and the cultural histories of family in British India Shinjini Das examines the rocesses through which western homoeopathy was translated and indigenised in the colony as a specific Hindu worldview Das examines the rocesses through which western homoeopathy was translated and indigenised in the colony as a specific Hindu worldview economic vision and a disciplining regimen In tracing the localisation of German homoeopathy in a British Indian rovince this ,
Ook analyses interactions between Calcutta based homoeopathic family firms disparate Contributors To The Bengali Print to the Bengali rint the British colonial state and emergent nationalist governments The history of homoeopathy in Bengal reveals myriad undertaken by the colonised governments The history of in Bengal reveals myriad negotiations undertaken by the colonised to reshape scientific modernity in the subcontinent.

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