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Tibetan medicine in the contemporary world : global politics of medical knowledge and practice

Author: Laurent Pordié
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Needham Research Institute series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using case studies that examine of the social, political and identity dynamics of Tibetan medicine in various countries, this work analyzes Tibetan medicine in the twenty-first century by considering  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tibetan medicine in the contemporary world.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007031100
(OCoLC)162126890
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Pordié
ISBN: 0208932542 9780208932549 9781134061570 1134061579 9780203932544 0203932544
OCLC Number: 810077874
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 271 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Tibetan medicine today : neo-traditionalism as an analytical lens and a political tool / Laurent Pordié --
Inventing tradition : Tibetan medicine in the post-socialist --
Contexts of China and Mongolia / Craig R. Janes and Casey Hilliard --
Place and professionalization : navigating amchi identity in Nepal / Sienna R. Craig --
The diffusion of Tibetan medicine in China : a descriptive panorama / Chen Hua --
Integration or erasure? : modernizing medicine at Lhasa's Mentsikhang / Vincanne Adams and Fei-Fei Li --
Hijacking intellectual property rights : identities and social power in the Indian Himalayas / Laurent Pordié --
Tibetan medicine and biodiversity management in Dolpo, Nepal : negotiating local and global worldviews, knowledge and practices / Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas and Yeshi C. Lama --
The integration of Tibetan medicine in the United Kingdom : the clinics of the Tara Institute of Medicine / Colin Millard --
Tibetan medicine revisited in the West : notes on the integrative efforts and transformative consequences occurring in Massachusetts, USA / Ivette Vargas --
An ancient medicine in a new world : a Tibetan medicine doctor's reflection from "inside" / Eliot Tokar --
The politics of Tibetan medicine and the constitution of an object of study : some comments / Geoffrey Samuel.
Series Title: Needham Research Institute series.
Responsibility: edited by Laurent Pordié.

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