By Charles Buck

Charles greenback attracts on 3 many years of analysis, perform and instructing during this publication to supply a suitable and fascinating account of the origins of acupuncture and chinese language medication. From its pre-Han dynasty roots to chinese language drugs as we all know it this present day, greenback covers the major texts, the most students and the options they've got contributed, emphasising those who are extra appropriate to clinicians wishing to appreciate the genuine culture. the data awarded is predicated on assorted resources together with unique translations of chinese language assets and interpretations of the paintings of many favourite scientific sinologists. With Buck's lucid and interesting sort, Roots of contemporary perform offers an obtainable and authoritative source that might aid practitioners and scholars deepen their knowing of this nice clinical tradition.

A sensible and smooth appreciation of China's clinical knowledge, this e-book might be of serious worth to scholars and practitioners of chinese language drugs and acupuncture, and someone drawn to the roots of this time-honoured medicine.

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