Ayurveda Made Modern

Author(s): 
Berger, Rachel
ISBN: 
9780230284555
Date published: 
August 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

This book explores the ways in which Ayurveda, the oldest medical tradition of the Indian subcontinent, was transformed from a composite of 'ancient' medical knowledge into a 'modern' medical system, suited to the demands posed by apparatuses of health developed in late colonial India.