Item description for Concepts of Chinese Science and Traditional Healing Arts: A Historical Overview by Peng Yoke Ho & F. P. Lisowski...
This brief discourse is an introduction to the historical development of medicine in China, whose influence on Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia was profound and even reached far west into the Islamic world. The authors wish to make the interested reader aware of China's rich contribution to the world growth of the medical sciences. Too often the view has been taken that the history of medicine began with the discoveries of the Greeks and those ancient nations from whom they learnt. The authors want to redress this view and acquaint readers with a glimpse of the concepts and history of Chinese medicine and hope that they will feel encouraged to delve deeper.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Publisher World Scientific Pub Co Inc
ISBN 9810214952 ISBN13 9789810214951