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Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Author: Howard Chiang
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection expands the history of Chinese medicine by bridging the philosophical concerns of epistemology and the history and cultural politics of transregional medical formations. -- .

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2015458359
(OCoLC)898157651
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Chiang
ISBN: 9781784991906 1784991902
OCLC Number: 926047263
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine --
Objects --
Within the lungs, the stomach, and the mind: covergences and divergences in the medical and natural histories of Ginkgo biloba --
Bodily knowledge and western learning in late imperial China: the case of Wang Shixiong (1808-68) --
Blood in the history of modern Chinese medicine --
Authority --
The only options? "Experience" and "theory" in debates over forensic knowledge and expertise in early twentieth-century China --
State power, governmentality, and the (mis)rememberance of Chinese medicine --
Slow medicine: how Chinese medicine became efficacious only for chronic conditions --
Existence --
Metaphysics at the bedside --
How to make "acubabies".
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Howard Chiang.

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'A pioneering work of scholarship at the intersections of historical epistemology, science studies, and Chinese medical history.'Marta Hanson, Associate Professor in the History of East Asian Read more...

 
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