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
Principles
92
The Foundation of Theocratic Rule
117
Buddhism and Indian Medicine
132
Medicine in TwentiethCentury China
229
Primary Texts in Translation
263
Chienchin ifang
303
Shihshih milu
333
Tzujan piencheng fa
340
Tsenyang chansheng manhsing chiping
352
Wenhui pao
360
Notes
367
Chinese Primary Sources
391
List of Chinese Characters
405

Huangti neiching suwen
276
Chuping yan hou lun
296

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About the author (1985)

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

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