La pharmacopée comme expression de société. Une étude himalayenne

  title={La pharmacop{\'e}e comme expression de soci{\'e}t{\'e}. Une {\'e}tude himalayenne},
  author={Laurent Pordi{\'e}},
This chapter aims to show the diverse dimensions of the ethnopharmacological approach, emphasising the biological, social and cul¬ tural aspects of the pharmacopoeia. The proposed argument of this research, using as an example Tibetan medicine in Ladakh, shows the materia medica, and médicinal plants in particular, as illustrations of social change and of contemporary perceptions, as well as cul¬ tural expression and symbol of the challenges between tradition and modemity. Pharmacopoeia is… CONTINUE READING