Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge
by Charles M Leslie;Allan Young (9780520073180)

Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge
 

Charles M Leslie;Allan Young


Release Date: 15 June 1992
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 296
Categories: Asia
History
Anthropology
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520073180
ISBN-10: 0520073185



Like its classic predecessor, "Asian Medical Systems," "Paths to Asian Medical Knowledge" significantly expands the study of Asian medicine. These essays ask how patients and practitioners know what they know--what evidence of disease or health they consider convincing and what cultural traditions and symbols guide their thinking. Whether discussing Japanese anatomy texts, Islamic humoralism, Ayurvedic clinical practice, or a variety of other subjects, the authors offer an exciting range of information and suggest new theoretical avenues for medical anthropology.

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