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- DescriptionWritten in the form of a dialogue in which the emperor seeks information from his minister Ch'I-Po on questions of health and the art of healing, this document deals with Chinese medicine. It provides the historical and philosophical foundations of traditional practices that have seen a dynamic revival in China and throughout the West.
- Author BiographyIlza Veith (1912-2013) was Assistant Professor in History of Medicine at the University of Chicago and later Professor of History of Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. Linda L. Barnes is Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and in the Graduate Division of Religious Studies at Boston University. She is the author of Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848 and coeditor of Chinese Medicine and Healing: An Illustrated History.
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication15/12/2015
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note1 black and white, 24 line
- Weight363 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Translated byIlza Veith
- Foreword byLinda L. Barnes
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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