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History of Massage An Illustrated Survey from Around the World

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ISBN-10: 0892818816

ISBN-13: 9780892818815

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert Noah Calvert

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Inner Traditions International, Limited
Publication date: 4/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.782

Robert Calvert, founder and president of Massage Magazine, has been a leader in the field of massage for more than 20 years. He is author of the International Massage and Bodywork Resource Guide, and his work has appeared in numerous publications including Body, Mind, & Spirit magazine and the Journal of Higher Education. He has been the keynote speaker and presenter at numerous trade conventions and international conferences and has traveled extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, China, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Rim. He currently resides in Valley Ford, Washington.

What Is Massage?
Shamanic and Priestly Origins of Massage
Massage in the Ancient World: Babylonia, Egypt, China, and India
Massage in the Ancient World: Greece and Rome
Keeping the Faith: Massage from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth-century Massage in Gymnastics and Movement Therapy
First Steps to Credibility: Massage in Nineteenth-century Medicine
Massage in Nineteenth-century Alternative Therapeutic and Restorative Cultures
Massage Tools and Mediums
The Evolution of Massage Technique
The Golden Age of Massage
Epilogue: The Future of Massage in the New Millennium