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Systems of Medicine

The initial coexistence between western and Indian medical systems gradually disappeared by the end of the 19th century and the triumph of western medicine was marked by its professionalism. This paper examines the Indian response to western medicine and surgery and the opinion of doctors in the British medical administration regarding the two systems in the first two decades of the 20th century. It also explores the complexities in the encounter between the system of medicine and Indian society.

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