Title

The Land of Milk and Barley: Medicinal Plants, Staple Foods, and Discourses of Subjectivity in Rgyalthang

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2007

Publication Title

Soundings in Tibetan Medicine: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives

Department

Sociology & Anthropology

Abstract

This collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine provides fascinating new insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range of traditional and contemporary Tibetan societies.