Oriental Medicine: An Illustrated Guide to the Asian Arts of Healing

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Anthony Aris
Shambhala, 1996 - 271
This is the first book to introduce a general readership to the medical traditions of Asia from the perspective of both Western scholars and traditional health practitioners. An authoritative source of information on the history, theory, and practice of the Asian healing arts, it is also a beautiful gift book featuring lavish illustrations photographed especially for this publication: body charts, herbal medicines, and other paraphernalia; exquisite artworks including paintings, sculptures, and ceramics; and scenes of contemporary medical practice throughout Asia.

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Few books are essential for both a library's health care and art collection. Yet this lavishly illustrated volume is one. Chapters written by Western scholars (only one of whom is an American) and ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Medicine in India Dominik Wujastyk
19
Unani Medicine of the Subcontinent Claudia Liebeskind
39
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