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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine : Roots of Modern Practice.

Author: Charles Buck
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on his extensive experience and study in the field, Charles Buck presents an authoritative and accessible account of the history of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The book provides an accurate overview, focussing on the key developments that are of most practical relevance to clinicians of today.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Buck
ISBN: 9780857011336 0857011332
OCLC Number: 890071194
Description: 1 online resource (354 pages)
Contents: FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; DYNASTIES OUTLINE; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 MEDICINE IN CHINA PRIOR TO THE HAN DYNASTY; 3 FOUNDING OF CLASSICAL MEDICINE IN THE HAN DYNASTY; 4 POST-HAN AND TANG DYNASTIES; 5 SONG DYNASTY MEDICINE; 6 SOUTHERN SONG AND JIN-YUAN MEDICINE; 7 MING DYNASTY; 8 THE QING DYNASTY AND THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY; POSTSCRIPT; APPENDIX 1: GLOSSARY; APPENDIX 2: CLASSIC TEXTS MENTIONED; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; CLASSIC TEXTS INDEX.

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We have waited a long time for this. We have had books on the history of Chinese medicine by sinologists who rarely understand the needs and focus of practitioners. And we have had decades of Read more...

 
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