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Gathering Medicines Nation and Knowledge in China's Mountain South
ISBN: PB: 9780226763651, ISBN: HB: 9780226763514, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 3 tables
In the early 2000s, the central government of China encouraged all of the nation's registered minorities to "salvage, sort, synthesize, and elevate" folk medical knowledges in an effort to create local health care systems comparable to the nationally...
Way of Life Things, Thought, and Action in Chinese Medicine
ISBN: HB: 9780300237238, Yale University Press, May 2020
184 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 black&white illus.
Traditional Chinese medicine is often viewed as mystical or superstitious, with outcomes requiring naive faith. Judith Farquhar, drawing on her hard-won knowledge of social, intellectual, and clinical worlds in today's China, here offers a concise an...