Joseph S. Alter


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  1. Asian Medicine and Globalization

    Asian Medicine and Globalization

    Edited by Joseph S. Alter

    Series Encounters with Asia

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    As more and more Asian medical practices cross into Western culture through the popularity of yoga and herbalism, and as Western medicine finds its way east in the form of plastic surgery, these systems of meaning become inextricably... Learn More
    Published: 27th May 2005
    Hardback | £47.00
  2. Gandhi's Body
    "This brilliant and infuriating book is the latest intriguing offering from one of the most original anthropologists working. . . . It offers us unpredictable and illuminating interpretations of classical material."—Journal... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2000
    Hardback | £52.00
  3. Knowing Dil Das
    Dil Das was a poor farmer—an untouchable—living near Mussoorie, a colonial hill station in the Himalayas. As a boy he became acquainted with a number of American missionary children attending a boarding school in town... Learn More
    Published: 7th October 1999
    Paperback | £21.99