A Hand Book of History of Ayurveda

R. Vidyanath and K. Nishteswar, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, 2009, Banaras Ayurveda Series - 4, Revised and Illustrated, xvi, 488 p, ills, ISBN : 8170801427, $25.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Hand Book of History of AyurvedaContents: 1. Vedic period. 2. Ayurveda in Indian scriptures. 3. Evolution of Ayurveda. 4. Samhita Period. 5. The authors of Samhitas. 6. Redactors. 7. Sanbgraha Kala. 8. Brief introduction about the Acharyas of Sangraha Grandhas. 9. Rasasastra. 10. Vrikshayurveda - Pasu Ayurveda. 11. The contemporary authors in the modern period. 12. Spread of Ayurveda. 13. Hippocrates. 14. The edicts of King Ashoka. 15. Nighantus. 16. Development of Ayurveda during post independent period. 17. Publication of Ayurvedic magazines and journals and its development. 18. World health organization. 19. Important essay and short questions and M.C.Q.’s. 20. Annexure. Index.
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