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Published: 01 June 2015

320 Pages | 24 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190243869

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Lethal Spots, Vital Secrets

Medicine and Martial Arts in South India

Roman Sieler

  • First ethnographic study of siddha medicine in general and of its sub-specialization, varmakkalai, in particular
  • Provides a much needed counterweight to traditional studies of Indian medicine by using in-depth ethnographic research in addition to textual analysis

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