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The Cultural Fabric of Chinese Medicine: How To Know Your Body Through Chinese Medicine

KONG Yun-cheung [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9789620731686

Commercial Press 2005 1st Edition

AU $79.95
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Easily accessible and clearly illustrated, The Cultural Fabric of Chinese Medicine is a comprehensive guide to the unique theories and concepts behind traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Without jargon, this book provides an easy comprehension of TCM concepts - Yin-Yang Theory, Five Elements theory, Conduits (Jing Luo), etc - that are central to the theoretical framework of traditional Chinese medicine. The Cultural Fabric of Chinese Medicine is suitable for a broad range of readers who will not only learn a great deal about Chinese medicine but will gain insight into Chinese culture and history from various perpectives. '...A tightly knitted fabric that outlines the main features of Chinese medicine' - Professor Chen Ke-Ji, Academia Sinica, Beijing. 'Professor Kong succeeds in presenting a lucid and well-balanced account of the cultural foundations which are regarded as indispensable for a deeper insight into Chinese medical traditions. At the same time, he constantly throws new light on the use of modern science for the interpretation of early observations made by Chinese doctors. 'This is not only a stimulating book on present-day Chinese medicine, but also represents a major contribution towards a better understanding of China in the modern world' - Professor Erhard Rosner, Gottingen University.

235 x 160mm.

460pp

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Related Subject Areas:

TCM History      TCM Intro/Theory     

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