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The spirit of the organs : twelve stories for practitioners and patients

Author: John Hamwee
Publisher: London, UK ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Singing Dragon, and imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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12 stories each depict a different organ of the body and illustrate how they are traditionally understood in Chinese Medicine. The author shows that an appreciation of what the Chinese call the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamwee, John, author.
Spirit of the organs
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017
(DLC) 2017025677
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hamwee
ISBN: 9780857013347 0857013343
OCLC Number: 989519969
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents: Introduction : spirit --
Lungs : still life --
Large intestine : gold --
Stomach : epiphany --
Spleen : upheavals --
Heart : Mr. Spencer --
Small intestine : Lady Mary --
Bladder : the line --
Kidneys : twins --
Pericardium : opening the gate --
Three heater : soft bamboo --
Gall bladder : when to quit --
Liver : the navigator.
Responsibility: John Hamwee.

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