Islam and Healing

Islam and Healing

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by Seema Alavi, S. Alavi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230554385

ISBN-13: 9780230554382

Pub. Date: 10/14/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Traces the Islamic healing tradition's interaction with Indian society and politics as these evolved in tandem from 1600 to 1900, and demonstrates howan in-house struggle for hegemony can be as potent as external power in defining medical, social and national modernity.A pioneering work on the social and medical history of Indian Islam.  See more details below

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Traces the Islamic healing tradition's interaction with Indian society and politics as these evolved in tandem from 1600 to 1900, and demonstrates howan in-house struggle for hegemony can be as potent as external power in defining medical, social and national modernity.A pioneering work on the social and medical history of Indian Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230554382
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/14/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Indo-Muslim Medicine: Unani In Pre-Modern India Encounter With The West: The English East India Company The Practice Of Medicine: Public Welfare Dispensaries And Shifakhaanas In Early Nineteenth-century India Urdu Medical Texts In The Late Nineteenth Century Argumentative Hakims: Debates In The Oudh Akhbar From Jhawain-Tola To Takmil-Ut-Tibb, Lucknow Conclusion

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