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Chinese Medical Sinology And Language (24 products)

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A Brief History of Qi

By (author)  Yu-Huan Zhang
By (author)  Ken Rose

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This book is devoted to a topic represented by a single Chinese character: Qi.

When presented with the concept of Qi, students of Chinese culture, Chinese medicine, Chinese martial arts,...

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Price: $24.95

Celestial Lancets: A History and Rationale of Acu. & Moxa.

By (author)  Gwei-Djen Lu
By (author)  Joseph Needham

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This is a facimile reprint (a copy of the orginal hardcover) of the edition published separately from the authors' famous "Science and Civilization in China" series. Until now it has been a hard-to-get and much more expensive text. Originally published in 1980, was at the time an almost unique scholarly source for an explanation of acupuncture and...

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Price: $73.95

Chinese for TCM Practitioners

By (author)  Robin Marchment

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A boon to practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) both in their professional life and on their trips to China!


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Price: $69.95

Chinese Medical Characters Volume (1) One: Basic Vocabulary

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Yu Huan Zhang

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This work forms an integral part of the Chinese Medicine Language Series for students and practitioners who are engaged in the study of Chinese medical language. It presents the first 100 characters based upon frequency of use in medical texts, as well as an overall program designed to...

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Price: $19.95

Chinese Medical Characters Volume (2) Two: Acupoint Vocabulary

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Yu Huan Zhang

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While Westerners refer to acupuncture points by numbers, the Chinese refer to them by names that reflect their location, function, affiliations, or relationships, which tell students something about the clinical utilization of a point, or help them remember an important feature...

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Chinese Medical Characters Volume (3) Three: Materia Medica Vocabulary

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Zhang Yu Huan

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Chinese medical knowledge has been evolving for millennia. Its pearls of wisdom are strung throughout thousands of texts. As the English-language literature of Chinese traditional medicine is comparatively limited, many students elect to study Chinese language to deepen their knowledge...

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Chinese Medical Characters Volume (4) Four: Diagnostic Vocabulary

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Yu Huan Zhang

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Chinese medical knowledge has been evolving for millennia. Its pearls of wisdom are strung throughout thousands of texts. As the English-language literature of Chinese traditional medicine is comparatively limited, many students elect to study Chinese language to deepen their knowledge...

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Chinese Medical Characters Volume (5) Five: Treatment Vocabulary

By (author)  Yu Huan Zhang
By (author)  Nigel Wiseman

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Chinese medical knowledge has been evolving for millennia, and its pearls of wisdom are distributed throughout thousands of texts. Since the English literature of Chinese medicine is comparatively limited, many students elect to study Chinese language to deepen their knowledge...

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Price: $19.95

Chinese Medical Chinese: Grammar & Vocabulary

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Ye Feng

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This is a very sophisticated and highly useful work that provides a sound basis for reading both modern and classical texts for anyone wishing to learn original Chinese medical language. The work assumes readers already have knowledge of how Chinese characters are composed,...

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Price: $39.95

Chinese Medicine and Healing

An Illustrated History

By (author)  T.J. Hinrichs
By (author)  Linda Barnes

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Chinese Medicine and Healing is a comprehensive introduction to a rich array of Chinese healing practices as they have developed through time and across cultures. Contributions from fifty-eight leading international scholars in such fields as Chinese archaeology, history, anthropology,...

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Price: $47.50

Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China

By (author)  Volker Scheid

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Scheid, a medical anthropologist and practitioner of Chinese medicine, offers a revealing and provocative study that accepts plurality as the intrinsic and nonreducible aspect of traditional medical practice in contemporary China. By interweaving traditional anthropological concepts with the threads of science and technology, social psychology,...

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Price: $26.95

Currents of Tradition in Chinese Medicine

By (author)  Volker Scheid

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This is an absorbing story about a lineage of traditional physicians in China which began in 1626, and whose contemporary members (including Qin Bowei) shaped the modern practice of TCM all over the world.

In 1626, a young man named Fei Shangyou moved his family to Menghe, a small town in the Yangzi delta of China. According to family legend, he...

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Price: $29.95

Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History

By (author)  Charlotte Furth

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This book brings the study of gender to Chinese medicine and in so doing contextualizes Chinese medicine in history. It examines the rich but neglected tradition of fuke, or medicine for women, over the seven hundred years between the Song and the end of the Ming dynasty. Using medical classics, popular handbooks, case histories, and belles lettres,...

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Price: $33.95

Introduction to English Terminology of Chinese Medicine

By (author)  Nigel Wiseman
By (author)  Ye Feng

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This important text provides an accurate presentation of over 1000 Chinese medicine concepts in an English terminiology that closely matches the Chinese. It is the ideal text for students who are beginning to learn Chinese medicine and who have established a working knowledge of the Chinese language, as well as for those who wish to master the English...

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Learn to Read Chinese Vol. I

By (author)  Paul U Unschuld

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These two volumes teach the language of contemporary Chinese technical literature. The subject matter is Chinese medicine, making these texts ideal for those who wish to learn Chinese from real-world sources. All 128 of the texts chosen are excerpted from the introduction to Chinese medicine written by Qin Bowei, one of the founders of TCM and a medical...

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Price: $59.95

Medicine in China Historical Artifacts and Images

By (author)  Paul Unschuld

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In this superbly illustrated text Unschuld continues his exploration of Chinese traditional medicine through an examination of the art, craft, and commercial artifacts of its history in China. Beginning with an historical overview, Unschuld examines the literature of medicine and pharmacy, taking the Mawangdui text as the starting point. In successive...

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Medicine in China: A History of Ideas

25th Anniversary Edition

By (author)  Paul U Unschuld

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In the first comprehensive and analytical study of concepts underlying therapeutic practice in China, now updated with a new preface, Paul U. Unschuld traces the history of documented health care from its earliest extant records to recent developments.

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Price: $34.95

Reproducing Women- Medicine, Metaphor and Childbirth in Imperial China

By (author)  Yi-Li Wu

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Expertly written, this is a fascinating and compelling scholarly work that brings a chronological focus on the Chinese medical literature of childbirth, or fuke. Early chapters establish the historical and cultural context in which textually based knowledge about womens bodies was created and legitimized. In China, the late Ming to middle Qing was a...

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Price: $85.00

Short History of Chinese Philosphy

By (author)  Yu-lan Fung

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A Short History of Chinese Philosophy is a chronicle of Chinese though from the third millennium sage-kings to the 1911 overthrow of the oldest monarchical system in the world. The book illuminates the most commonly known schools of Confucianism and Taoism, and it acquaints...

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Price: $18.95

Statements of Fact in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Completely Revised & Expanded

By (author)  Bob Flaws

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At last, what every TCM student has been looking for, a linguistically accurate, succinct list of the key statements of fact in TCM. This book will help Western students gain both clarity and proficiency in the process and practice of TCM.

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Teach Yourself to Read Modern Medical Chinese

A Step-by-Step Workbook and Guide

By (author)  Bob Flaws

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We've been trying to get Bob to sit down and write this book for years. We believe that the use of this book can revolutionize one's understanding and practice of Chinese medicine. Using this book, every student with a little savvy and some perseverance can gain immediate, personal...

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To Live as Long as Heaven and Earth

By (author)  Robert Ford Campany

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The original author of this collection was Ge Hong (283-343 CE), an aristocratic scholar and Daoist practitioner. It is a collection because Ge Hong assembled and organized but did not attempt to systematize these aspects of Chinese religious life that have echoed through Chinese thought ever since. The individual tales of what are often called "Immortals,"...

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Price: $105.00

What is Medicine

By (author)  Paul Unschuld

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This work is the first comparative history of two millenia of Western and Chinese medicine. In his exposition of the basic forces that influence shifts in medical theory, Unschuld shows us the connection to politics, economics, and other contextual factors. He makes an eleoquent and timely contribution that will stimulate fresh thought on the essence...

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Price: $31.95

Who Can Ride the Dragon

By (author)  Yu Huan Zhang
By (author)  Ken Rose

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An excellent book for the new student! This text provides insight into the depth and subtlety of traditional Chinese medicine by delving into the linguistic and cultural wellsprings of China's venerable past. The authors' knowledge, thoughtfulness, and dedication to their topic...

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Price: $24.95

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