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Published: 05 January 2017

260 Pages


ISBN: 9780199468225

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Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India

Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

  • This book is the first of its kind-highlighting the interface between gender and medicine in colonial India
  • Based upon hitherto unused primary sources
  • Sheds light upon pre-colonial indigenous medical therapies and the existence of female medical practitioners