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Trope and taxonomy : an examination of the classification and treatment of illness in traditional Thai medicine

Bamber, Scott

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This work is an examination of the classification and treatment of illness in traditional Thai medicine. The study is based on a nineteenth century compilation of Central Thai court medical texts, as published by the Wat Pho Traditional. Medical Association under the title Phaetsat songkhrQ. Information from this source is supplemented by a synchronic analysis of illness terms in modem Thai, partly derived from interviews conducted with Thais in several regions of Thailand, as well as studies...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-15
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9441

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