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By Audrey Prost

Via an ethnography of the social and scientific worlds of a group of Tibetan refugees in India, this e-book addresses major questions: first, how has the lengthy displacement of Tibetan refugees affected recommendations of well-being within the exile neighborhood? moment, how has exile replaced conventional Tibetan scientific practices? It explores how social adjustments associated with exile have prompted innovations of future health and disorder within the Tibetan refugee group of Dharamsala and by means of contemporary adjustments within the idea and perform of conventional Tibetan drugs investigates the function of conventional Tibetan medication in maintaining public overall healthiness within the exile group.

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