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Further Reading

This list is apart from the references cited in the Chapter and the Appendices. Readers are encouraged to look into both of them.

Acterberg, Jean, Imagery in Healing: Shamanism and Modern Medicine - Boston and London: New Science Library, Shambhala, 1985.

Ader, R.(ed.) Psychoneuroimmunology. New York : Academia Press, 1981.

Ayensu, Edward S. ‘World Medicinal Plant Resources’ in Chopra, V.L. and T.N. Khoshov (Ed) Conservation for Productive Agriculture. New Delhi: ICAR, 1986 pp.11-49

See the list of references of pp.46ff.

Babbitt, E.D. Human Culture & Cure, hyderabad: Prakriti Prakashan, Nature Cure Hospital, 1972.

Bannerman, Robert, H. Burton, John Ch’en-Wen-Chieh. Traditional Medicine and Health Care Coverage, Chapter 22. The South East Asia region, Geneva: Published by World Health Organization, 1983, p.231 ff.

Bhattacharya, A.K. Tridosha and Homeopathy. Calcutta: Firma KLM Pvt. Ltd. 1982.

Bisht, D.B. et al. The spiritual Dimension of Health : Including Summary Proceedings of the National Workshop held at Bangalore, Feb.1985. New Delhi : DGHS, Nirman Bhavan, 110001.

Carstairs, G. Morris (a) "medicine and Faith in Rural Rajasthan" in B.D. Paul, ed. Health Culture and Community. New York: Russell Sage Foundations, 1955.pp.107-134. (b) Narriott, KcKim, "Western Medicine in a village of Northern India", Health Culture and Community. New York: Russell Sage Foundations, 1955. pp.239-268.

Filliozat, J. The Classical Doctrine of Indian medicine. Translated from French by Dev Raj Chanana. Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1964.

Foucault, Michel. The Birth of the Clinic. An Archeology of Medical Perception. New York: Vintage Books, 1975.

Goravitz, Samual, Doctor’s Dilemma: Moral Conflict and Medical Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Jain, S.K.Medicinal Plants. National Book Trust, 1968.

Jussawala, J.M. (Dr.)The Natural Way of Healing. Tarang Paperbacks.

Keswani, N.H. Science of Medicine and Physiological Concepts in Ancient and Modern India. New Delhi: AIIMS, 1974.

Kreig, Margaret, B.Green Medicine - the Search for Plants that heal. New York: Bantam Books Paperback, 1964.

Landy. D. (ed), Culture, Disease and Healing: Studies in Medical Anthropology, New York: MacMillan, 1977.

Lindlahr, Henry.The Philosophy of Nature Cure. Hyderabad: Prakriti Prakashan, Nature Cure Hospital, 1976.

Modi Vithaldas.Nature Cure for Common Diseases. Orient Paperbacks 1980.

Mukhopadhyaya, giridhranath. History of Indian Medicine - 2 Vols. Calcutta: University of Calcutta Press, 1926.

Muller, Augustus. Homeopathy: Guide to Health. Mangalore : Fr. Muller’s Charitable Hospital, 1975.

National symposium on the Development of Indigenous Drugs in India-Abstract of papers - April 8-10, 1988, Symposium sponsored by Institute of History of Medicine and Medical Research, New Delhi : Hamdard Nagar, 110062.

Nemee, Jeanne. "Rediscovering an ancient resource ... A New look at traditional medicine" in Contact No.58, Geneva: CMC Oct. 1980

Pelletier, K. Mind as Healer, Mind as Slater, New York: Dell, 1977.

Rebello, Leo. (Dr.)Nature Cure and Yoga Therapy, Bombay:Progressive Publishers, 20, Soona Mahal, 143 Marine Drive, 400 020, 1983.

Roberto, Margotta. The Story of Medicine , Early Civilization. New York: Golden Press, 1968.

Saraswati, Satyanand,Asana, Pranayama Mudra bandna. Bihar School of Yoga, 1969.

Saraswati, Shankardevananda, (Dr.).Yogic Management of Asthma and Diabetes. Bihar School of Yoga, 1977.

Shanmugavelan, Dr. V.Siddhar’s Science of Longevity and Kalpa Medicine of India.

Traditional Systems of Medicine - A Retreat Report of the meeting at hardwar, New Delhi: Organised by VHAI, July 12--14, 1987.

Vaidya, Ashok, B. "Modern Medicine and Ayurveda : A Synthesis for people’s medicine" in Abhay Bang and Ashvin J. Patel (eds).Health Care which way to go? Medico Friend Circle, Pune: pp.3-10.

Werner, David. Where There is no doctor. U.S.A>: The Hesperian Foundation, 1977.

_________. and Bowe, Bill.Helping Health Workers Learn. USA: The Hesperian Foundation, 1982.

Wren. R.W.Pottar’s New Cyclopedia of Medicinal Herbs and Preparations Harper and Colophon Books, 1972.

Zurbrigg. Sheila, Rakku’s Story. Madras: Sidma Offset Press P. Ltd. 56, Cathedral Road, 600086., 1984.


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  2. Alexander, C.A. and M.K.Shivaswamy - "Traditional Healers in Region of Mysore (India)" Social Science and Medicine. 5, 6 pp: 595-601.
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Ancient Science of Life. Journal of International Institute of Ayurveda, P.O. Bo.7102 Trichy Road, Coimbatore 641 018.

Newsletter : Lok Swasthya Parampara Samvardhan Samithi (Network for the development of people’s health culture). Patanjalipurik, P.O. Thadagam,. (Via) Coimbatore 641 108. Tamil Nadu.

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