Early Chinese Medical Literature: The Mawangdui Medical Transcripts

Early Chinese Medical Literature: The Mawangdui Medical Transcripts

by Donald Harper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0710305826

ISBN-13: 9780710305824

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The seven medical manuscripts from Mawangdui tomb three unearthed in 1973 represent the richest cache of ancient medical manuscripts ever found in China. These manuscripts which comprise this book reveal for the first time the breadth of medical knowledge in third and early second century B.C. China. Included are discussions of physiological theories and pathology,

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The seven medical manuscripts from Mawangdui tomb three unearthed in 1973 represent the richest cache of ancient medical manuscripts ever found in China. These manuscripts which comprise this book reveal for the first time the breadth of medical knowledge in third and early second century B.C. China. Included are discussions of physiological theories and pathology, recipe manuals for the treatment of ailments and for the practice of macrobiotic hygiene, sexual treatises, and illustrations of hygienic exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710305824
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
562
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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