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Library JournalFor the past decade, people have become more open to alternative medicine, and this atlas reflects that interest, challenging readers to look at the interconnectivity of the titular three elements. Hougham, a British acupuncturist, believes that our perceptions of the world are active, not passive, and encourages us to think of the world in a different way. First, he reviews the body's anatomy and physiology from the Western medical perspective, with one-page entries mainly on alternative treatments. Each entry features a beautiful color illustration and photos on the opposite page. Then, Hougham examines body maps from different cultures as other ways of looking at the mind, body, and spirit. These body maps range from the chakras of yoga and the meridians of Asian medicine to the light wheels of Mesoamerican civilizations and the Dogon of West Africa. Although the atlas serves as an introduction to alternative medicine, it has references for sources and further reading and a glossary. An appropriate purchase for public libraries with strong alternative medicine collections or strong patron interest in this field.