The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2000 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 500 pages
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The Web That Has No Weaver is the classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Wester and Eastern healing practices.
This revised edition is the product of years of further reflection on ancient Chinese sources and active involvement in cutting-edge scientific research.

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This is a great introduction to Chinese Medicine. - Goodreads
Nice and easy introduction to chinese medicine theory - Goodreads
Introduction chapters = 4.5. - Goodreads

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The first text Chinese medicine text you should read. Elegantly and convincingly introduces the concepts of metaphorical thinking and "black box physiology," premising newcomers to approach Chinese ... Read full review

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Did not finish at 56%. If there is a story here, I can't find it. There are random plot points and verbose, pointless filler stories. Really pissed that I spent so much time on it. Read full review



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Ted J. Kaptchuk, O.M.D., is associate director of the Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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