By Stephen Birch & Robert Felt. 7.5"x 9.5", 335 pages, paperback. Built on a thorough review of historical and scientific material, this book offers analyses, examples and cases. It addresses: what is acupuncture, what are the key concepts that underpin current practice? which historical and cultural factors have shaped the development of acupuncture, the reliable & scientific evidence, when is acupuncture a realistic form of treatment.