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This little volume will serve the reader as an introduction to a brief survey of the antiquity of Hindu medicine and civilization. European scholars have been slow to admit the claims of the Hindus for the antiquity of their civilization. Recent archaeological discoveries in the Punjab and Sind have revealed the existence of a civilization of over five thousand years ago, showing a relatively high degree of luxury and social conditions much in advance of what was contemporary in Mesopotamia or Egypt. The discovery of some specimens of cinnabar in these ruins suggests that these ancient people knew how to
The Antiquity of Hindu Medicine and Civilization.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1230–1231. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-4-9-1230
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