The History of Massage
An Illustrated Survey from Around the World
By Robert Noah Calvert. 8" x 11", 267 pages, paperback. From the people of ancient Greece to the tribes of the Pacific Ocean and the Americas, massage has been a significant element in medicine, midwifery, folk healing, and athletics. Yet the rich presence of healing touich is rarely present in the telling of human history. Now Robert Noah Calvert, founder and president of Massge Magazine, offers the first comprehensive history of massge, one that spans the globe in its exhaustive exploration of the important role of touch therapy in the life of the world's people.