Paths To Asian Medical Knowledge / Edition 1

Paths To Asian Medical Knowledge / Edition 1

by Charles Leslie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520073185

ISBN-13: 9780520073180

Pub. Date: 06/05/1992

Publisher: University of California Press


Like its classic predecessor, Asian Medical Systems, Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge significantly expands the study of Asian medicine. These essays ask how patients and practitioners know what they know—what evidence of disease or health they consider convincing and what cultural traditions and symbols guide their thinking. Whether discussing…  See more details below

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Like its classic predecessor, Asian Medical Systems, Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge significantly expands the study of Asian medicine. These essays ask how patients and practitioners know what they know—what evidence of disease or health they consider convincing and what cultural traditions and symbols guide their thinking. Whether discussing Japanese anatomy texts, Islamic humoralism, Ayurvedic clinical practice, or a variety of other subjects, the authors offer an exciting range of information and suggest new theoretical avenues for medical anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520073180
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/05/1992
Series:
Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors: Judith Farquhar, Byron Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Shigehisa Kuriyama, Carol Laderman, Charles Leslie, Margaret Lock, Mark Nichter, Gananath Obeyesekere, Gary Seaman, Margaret Trawick, Paul U. Unschuld, Francis Zimmermann

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