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Dictionary of the Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen

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ISBN-10: 0520253582

ISBN-13: 9780520253582

Edition: 2008

Authors: Hermann Tessenow, Paul U. Unschuld

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This dictionary reflects the English meanings of Chinese characters and character compounds laid down in the annotated edition of theHuang Di Nei Jing Su Wen,translated by Hermann Tessenow and Paul U. Unschuld. TheHuang Di Nei Jing Su Wenis a seminal text of ancient Chinese medicine and natural philosophy. It reflects empirical knowledge and the doctrines of yin-yang and Five Agents in the perception of the human body and its organs, qi and the blood, pathogenic agents, concepts of disease and diagnosis, and a variety of therapies, including acupuncture. The dictionary comes with a CD containing two concordances that list all characters along the pinyin-alphabetical sequence.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 5/21/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.750

Paul U. Unschuldis Professor and Director of the Horst-Goertz Endowment Institute for the Theory, History, and Ethics of Chinese Life Sciences at Chariteacute;-Medical University Berlin. His previous books includeMedicine in China: A History of Ideas(Twenty-fifth anniversary edition). Until his retirement in 2010,Hermann Tessenowwas a Senior Lecturer at the Institute for the History of Medicine at Munich University.