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Science and civilisation in China / 6,6 Vol. 6, Biology and biological technology ; Pt. 6, Medicine.

Author: Joseph NeedhamTsuen-Hsuin TsienDieter KuhnFrancesca BrayChristian DanielsAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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A further volume in Joseph Needham's magisterial revelation on China which introduces the history of medicine.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien; Dieter Kuhn; Francesca Bray; Christian Daniels; Nicholas K Menzies; Christoph Harbsmeier; Peter J Golas; H T Huang
ISBN: 0521632625 9780521632621
OCLC Number: 163502797
Description: XVIII, 261 S. : ill.
Contents: Editor's introduction; a. Medicine in Chinese culture; b. Hygiene and preventive medicine; c. Qualifying examinations; d. The origins of immunology; e. Forensic medicine.
Responsibility: by Joseph Needham.

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"[An] astonishing and enduring study...[Needham brings] depth of emotion and technical finesse to his task." Jonathan Spence, New York Review of Books "Perhaps the greatest single act of historical Read more...

 
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