Medical Anthropology of the Jaunsaris

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Northern Book Centre, 1991 - Dehra Dūn (India : District) - 162 pages
Of the nine chapters in the book the one on local systems of medicine is particularly interesting. This chapter is very rich in the empirical facts and it details ailment, vernacular name of medicine, botanical name, its availability and use have been depicted in a scientific way. The book on the whole is an important addition to the Medical Anthropology in general and Applied and Action Anthropology in particular.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Environmental Sanitation and Sanitary Habits
24
Personal Hygiene
34
Nutrition
53
Concept of Health and Disease
59
Local Systems of Medicine
72
Family Size and Fertility Pattern
86
Conclusion
92
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