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The Doctor And The Saint

Pub Date : 2017-05-01 | Author : Arundhati Roy | Publisher : Haymarket Books

ISBN 10 : 9781608467983
ISBN 13 : 1608467988

“Democracy hasn’t eradicated caste,” writes Arundhati Roy. “It has entrenched and modernized it.” To best understand caste today in India, Roy insists we must examine the..


The Doctor And The Saint

Pub Date : 2017-04-11 | Author : Arundhati Roy | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 160846797X
ISBN 13 : 9781608467976

Arundhati Roy examines the persistent inequality in India through an extensive critique of Gandhi's views on race, caste and imperialism...


Annihilation Of Caste

Pub Date : 2014-10-07 | Author : B.R. Ambedkar | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781781688328
ISBN 13 : 178168832X

“What the Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to India.” —Anand Teltumbde, author of The Persistence of Caste B.R. Ambedkar’s Annihilat..


Saint Giuseppe Moscati

Pub Date : 2015-10-10 | Author : Antonio Tripodoro S.J. | Publisher : Ignatius Press

ISBN 10 : 9781586179458
ISBN 13 : 1586179454

This is the compelling and inspirational true story of a medical doctor who lived in the 20th century and is now a canonized saint. Giuseppe Moscati, physician, medical researcher,..


Expecting Better

Pub Date : 2014-06-24 | Author : Emily Oster | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780143125709
ISBN 13 : 0143125702

An award-winning social scientist uses economic tools to challenges popular misconceptions about pregnancy to counsel women on how to navigate contradictory and extreme abstinence-..


Medicine And The Saints

Pub Date : 2013-08-15 | Author : Ellen J. Amster | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292745445
ISBN 13 : 0292745443

The colonial encounter between France and Morocco in the late nineteenth century took place not only in the political realm but also in the realm of medicine. Because the body poli..


Medical Miracles

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Jacalyn Duffin | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780195336504
ISBN 13 : 019533650X

It is now recognized that spirituality plays an active role in the experience of illness and healing, even when the sufferer turns to medicine for help. The relationship of medicin..