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Shamans, mystics, and doctors a psychological inquiry into India and its healing traditions by Sudhir Kakar

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Mentally ill -- Care -- India,
  • Healing -- India

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSudhir Kakar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC451.I4 K34 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3506574M
ISBN 100394522400
LC Control Number82047806

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