Dr. V. Jagadeesh
Genre: Non-Fiction, Pages: 297, Binding: Hardbound, ISBN: 978-93-83809-20-2
Human population would have been vanished long ago, had it not been developed the modern modes and methods of controlling diseases. Health and human development form an integral components of overall socio-economic development of any nation. Every society has its own way of its cultural system to perceive and realize the concepts of health, hygiene, diseases, treatment and care differently and this process results in variations in understanding the causes of an illness and its treatment across the communities. In all traditional societies the system of medicine was based on magic, religion or plants. These were used for curing a sickness either separately or in combination with other systems of medicine.
The book on Health and Hygiene on a Lamani tribal community from an Anthropological Perspective will give us clear idea about the existing Health and Hygienic condition with the integrated approach to health of environmental epidemiology and multidimensional development approach of socio-cultural and economic analysis of the community and treatment seeking behavioral patterns of Lamanis of Bellary district in Particular and in the state in general.