Chinese Healing Exercises: The Tradition of Daoyin

Chinese Healing Exercises: The Tradition of Daoyin

by Livia Kohn

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ISBN-13: 9780824832698
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Sales rank: 895,940
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1
1 Early Medical Manuscripts 29
2 Officials, Hermits, and Ecstatics 62
3 The Exercise Classic 98
4 Pathways to Immortality 128
5 Modern Precursors 162
6 Daoyin Today 198 Conclusion 233 Original Sources 237 Bibliography 245 Index 261

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