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Booktitle:

Deity Doctor

A study on the occult health practices in the Himalayas

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2010-06-07 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8383-7437-6

ISBN-10:
3838374371
EAN:
9783838374376
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Deity Doctor looks at the Occult Health Practices in the Kumaon Hills region of the Himalayas. This work studies the relevance of these practices in the lives of the people. The practices that have been studied have also evolved in the course of the study as being an important part of the people''s lives not only from the medical perspective but also from the social perspective. The book looks at the various practices and the practitioners, through their experiences of and their perceptions. This study reveals the close connection between culture and the health seeking behavior of people and at the closure recommends pluralistic medical system for the region as that is the culture people have been following for hundreds of years and still have enormous faith in it.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Sukriti Gangola
Number of pages:
120
Published at:
2010-06-07
Stock:
Available
Category:
Social pedagogy, social work
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Public Health, occult, health, practices, Himalayas

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