Medicine in China: A History of Ideas
By Paul Unschuld. 6" x 9", 423 pg, paperback. The central theme of this work is expressed through three distinct elements that comprise the theoretical development and the practical growth of Chinese medicine. The first is "magical" correspondence. The second is empirical, the folk knowledge of herbs and substances. The third is the professional knowledge of the pharmacist or acupuncturist, a medicine of systematic correspondences.
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