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Volume 7, Number 3, 2013

Table of Contents

Tibetan Medicine: Contemporary Issues

Geoffrey Samuel and Colin Millard

Introduction: Medicine and Healing in Tibetan Societies

pp. 335-351

Bon Medical Practitioners in Contemporary Tibet: The Continuity of a Tradition

pp. 353-379

How Tibetan Medicine in Exile Became a “Medical System”

pp. 381-395

Qualitative Exploration of the Potential Causes of Serious Reduction in Availability of Medicinal Plants in the Qinghai-Tibetan High Plateau

pp. 397-423

Currents of Tradition in Sowa Rigpa Pharmacy

pp. 426-451

The Hierarchy of Food Consumption and Tibetan Experiences of Gastric and Gallbladder Disorders in Amdo

pp. 453-466

Diversity in Unity: The Changing Forms of Tibetan Medicine

pp. 467-486

The Preservation and Development of Amchi Medicine in Ladakh

pp. 487-504

Afterword: On Naming and the Politics of Practice

pp. 505-511

Book Reviews

Huli yu shehui: Kuajie de duihua yu chuangxin 護理與社會—跨界的對話與創新 [Nursing and Society: The Transdisciplinary Dialogue and Innovation] ed. by Zxy-Yann Lu, Hsien-Hsien Chiang, Yiping Lin (review)

pp. 513-515

Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets by Annelise Riles (review)

pp. 517-525

Reforming Public Health in Occupied Japan, 1945–52: Alien Prescriptions? by Christopher Aldous and Akihito Suzuki (review)

pp. 527-530

Genshiryoku no shakaishi: Sono nihonteki tenkai. Shinpan 原子力の社会史:その日本的展開. 新版 [A Social History of Nuclear Power: Its Development in Japan. New Edition] by Hitoshi Yoshioka 吉岡斉 (review)

pp. 531-532