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Medieval Chinese Medicine The Dunhuang Medical Manuscripts

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ISBN-10: 0415342953

ISBN-13: 9780415342957

Edition: 2004

Authors: Vivienne Lo, Christopher Cullen

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Late 20th century advances in Chinese archaeology have now recovered early medical materials to assert that Chinese medical knowledge underwent radical changes at about the same time as classical European medicine. This text analyses these Chinese medical texts from the Middle Ages.
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Book details

List price: $220.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/24/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.57" long x 1.22" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Manuscripts as sources in the history of Chinese medicine
A general survey of medical works contained in the Dunhuang medical manuscripts
Comments on the problem of transcription in the Dunhuang medical manuscripts
Han bamboo and wooden medical records discovered in military sites from the north-western frontier regions
Mantic texts in their cultural context
Dunhuang iatromantic manuscripts : P. 2856 R[degree] and P. 2675 V[degree]
Love charms among the Dunhuang manuscripts
From prognosis to diagnosis of illness in Tang China : comparison of the Dunhuang manuscript P. 3390 and medical sources
Introduction
Quick and easy Chinese medicine : the Dunhuang moxibustion charts
Tiandi yinyang jiaohuang dalefu and the art of the bedchamber
Daoism and the Dunhuang regimen texts
The Dunhuang manuscripts and pharmacology in medieval China
The three juan edition of Bencao jizhu and excavated sources
Tangye jingfa (canonical methods for brews and decoctions) : a lost text recorded in the Hanshu bibliography
Wing malady as madness in medieval China : some threads from the Dunhuang medical manuscript
A treatment for cardiovascular dysfunction in a Dunhuang medical manuscript
Materia medica
Abstracts of the medical manuscripts from Dunhuang