Medicine in China: A History of Ideas

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University of California Press, 1985 - History - 423 pages
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In the first comprehensive and analytical study of therapeutic concepts and practices in China, Paul Unschuld traces the history of documented health care from its earliest extant records to present developments.
  

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Contents

Illness and Healing in Shang Culture
17
The Chou Period and Demonic Medicine
29
Unification of the Empire Confucianism and
51
The Foundation of Theocratic Rule
117
Buddhism and Indian Medicine
132
Medicine in TwentiethCentury China
229
Tsenyang chansheng manhsing chiping 352
260
Primary Texts in Translation
263
Waitai piyao
304
Jumen shihchin
321
Changshih leiching
328
Hsu Lingtai ishu chiianchi
337
Wenhut pao
360
Notes
367
Chinese Primary Sources
391
List of Chinese Characters
405

Huangti neiching suiven
276
Chuping yuan hou lun
296
Chienchin ifang
303

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Paul Unschuld is a professor at the Institute for the History of Medicine at the University of Munich.

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