Rare Books

Publication Title: 
Asclepio; Archivo Iberoamericano De Historia De La Medicina Y Antropología Médica

This essay explores different views on the female body articulated within Hebrew medieval texts on women's health care. It also investigates whether texts also integrate women's own perceptions of their bodies, and of their needs and care. I have analysed how this genre of Hebrew literature understood two key issues in the construction of sexed bodies: menstruation and cosmetics.

Author(s): 
Navas, Carmen Caballero
Publication Title: 
Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of Medicine (Hyderabad)

This article is a brief account of a rare Urdu booklet entitled 'Report Nizam Ayurvedic Safari Dawakhana'. It is a report of a mobile clinic sent by Nizam VII of Hyderabad to Kumbh Mela at Allahabad on a religious occasion in the year 1942, which was printed in the same year. This report sheds light on the history of the sacred place Prayag, its importance and the activities of the mobile clinic with the remarks of eminent personalities who visited the clinic on the occasion.

Author(s): 
Husain, S. A.
Kumar Bhatnagar, V.
Subscribe to RSS - Rare Books