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The practice of medicine among the Burmese

  • 268 Pages
  • 4.27 MB
  • English
M"Lachlan and Stewart , Edinburgh
History of Med
Other titlesHistorical sketch of medicine from the earliest times.
Statementby Keith Norman Macdonald
ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of London
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 268 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26269195M

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Among the Bamar, the custom of tattooing originates from the Shan people, who believed that tattoos had magical or spiritual connotations, used in a similar manner as amulets and protective charms. This practice coincided with the Shan States ' control of Upper Burma from the 14th to 17th centuries, as the Shan, themselves tattooed.

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