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The Resource Medicine across cultures : history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures, editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Hugh Shapiro

Medicine across cultures : history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures, editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Hugh Shapiro

Label
Medicine across cultures : history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures
Title
Medicine across cultures
Title remainder
history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures
Statement of responsibility
editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Hugh Shapiro
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Selin, Helaine
  • Shapiro, Hugh
Series statement
Science across cultures : the history of non-Western science
Series volume
v. 3
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  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Religion and Medicine
Label
Medicine across cultures : history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures, editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Hugh Shapiro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Continuity, Change, and Challenge in African Medicine /John M. Janzen and Edward C. Green -- Medicine in Ancient Egypt /Ahmed Shafik and Waseem R. Elseesy -- Medicine in Ancient China /Cai Jingfeng and Zhen Yan -- Ayurveda /Ananda S. Chopra -- Cultural Perspectives on Traditional Tibetan Medicine /Robert William Prasaad Steiner -- Traditional Thai Medicine /Viggo Brun -- Oriental Medicine in Korea /Don Baker -- Globalization and Cultures of Biomedicine: Japan and North America /Margaret Lock -- Traditional Aboriginal Health Practice in Australia /Dayalan Devanesen and Patrick Maher -- When Healing Cultures Collide: A Case from the Pacific /Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson -- Native American Medicine: Herbal Pharmacology, Therapies, and Elder Care /Lewis Mehl-Madrona -- Lords of the Medicine Bag: Medical Science and Traditional Practice in Ancient Peru and South America /Ruben G. Mendoza -- Medicine in Ancient Mesoamerica /Carlos Viesca -- Healing Relationships in the African Caribbean /Karen McCarthy Brown -- Medicine in Ancient Hebrew and Jewish Cultures /Samuel Kottek -- Islamic Medicines: Perspectives on the Greek Legacy in the History of Islamic Medical Traditions in West Asia /Guy Attewell -- Chinese and Western Medicine /Hugh Shapiro -- Religion and Medicine /Jim B. Tucker -- The Relation Between Medical States and Soul Beliefs among Tribal Peoples /Ake Hultkrantz
Control code
7421869
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 416 p.
Isbn
9781402011665
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003041605
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51446485
  • (OCoLC)51446485
  • 7421869
  • (DLC) 2003041605
  • (BNAtoc) 2003041605
  • (Nz)7421869
Label
Medicine across cultures : history and practice of medicine in non-Western cultures, editor, Helaine Selin ; advisory editor, Hugh Shapiro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Continuity, Change, and Challenge in African Medicine /John M. Janzen and Edward C. Green -- Medicine in Ancient Egypt /Ahmed Shafik and Waseem R. Elseesy -- Medicine in Ancient China /Cai Jingfeng and Zhen Yan -- Ayurveda /Ananda S. Chopra -- Cultural Perspectives on Traditional Tibetan Medicine /Robert William Prasaad Steiner -- Traditional Thai Medicine /Viggo Brun -- Oriental Medicine in Korea /Don Baker -- Globalization and Cultures of Biomedicine: Japan and North America /Margaret Lock -- Traditional Aboriginal Health Practice in Australia /Dayalan Devanesen and Patrick Maher -- When Healing Cultures Collide: A Case from the Pacific /Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson -- Native American Medicine: Herbal Pharmacology, Therapies, and Elder Care /Lewis Mehl-Madrona -- Lords of the Medicine Bag: Medical Science and Traditional Practice in Ancient Peru and South America /Ruben G. Mendoza -- Medicine in Ancient Mesoamerica /Carlos Viesca -- Healing Relationships in the African Caribbean /Karen McCarthy Brown -- Medicine in Ancient Hebrew and Jewish Cultures /Samuel Kottek -- Islamic Medicines: Perspectives on the Greek Legacy in the History of Islamic Medical Traditions in West Asia /Guy Attewell -- Chinese and Western Medicine /Hugh Shapiro -- Religion and Medicine /Jim B. Tucker -- The Relation Between Medical States and Soul Beliefs among Tribal Peoples /Ake Hultkrantz
Control code
7421869
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 416 p.
Isbn
9781402011665
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003041605
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51446485
  • (OCoLC)51446485
  • 7421869
  • (DLC) 2003041605
  • (BNAtoc) 2003041605
  • (Nz)7421869

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