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Being Human in a Buddhist World : An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet.

Author/Creator:
Gyatso, Janet.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
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Book
1 online resource (539 pages)
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Subjects:
Buddhism -- Tibet Region -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A definitive account of the efforts by Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and other conservatives to remake American politics, the American economy, and America's approach to the world in a pivotal decade.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
A Technical Note
Abbreviations
Introduction
Part I: In the Capital
1. Reading Paintings, Painting the Medical, Medicalizing the State
2. Anatomy of an Attitude: Medicine Comes of Age
Part II: Bones of Contention
3. The Word of the Buddha
4. The Evidence of the Body: Medical Channels. Tantric Knowing
5. Tangled Up in System: The Heart, in the Text and in the Hand
Coda: Influence, Rhetoric, and Riding Two Horses at Once
Part III: Roots of the Profession
6. Women and Gender
7. The Ethics of Being Human: The Doctor's Formation in a Material Realm
Conclusion: Ways and Means for Medicine
Notes
Bibliographies
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Gyatso, Janet Being Human in a Buddhist World
ISBN:
9780231538329
9780231164962
OCLC:
902419280