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Medicine and society in late imperial China

YГјan-ling Chao

Medicine and society in late imperial China

a study of physicians in Suzhou, 1600-1850

by YГјan-ling Chao

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Chinese -- China -- Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng) -- History,
  • Confucianism,
  • History, Modern 1601- -- China,
  • Confucianism -- history -- China,
  • Physician"s Role -- history -- China,
  • Sociology, Medical -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementYüan-ling Chao.
    SeriesAsian thought and culture -- v. 61, Asian thought and culture -- v. 61.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR603.S89 C46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192150M
    ISBN 109781433103810
    LC Control Number2009011342

    ' In combining institutional and social history, and in placing the development and, in at least some cases, the transformation of these social outcast groups as socially integrated members of the commoner population, Hansson has given us a valuable addition to the literature on late imperial Chinese culture and society.' Kenneth J. Hammond. Book: Medicine and Society in Late Imperial China: A Study of Physicians in Suzhou, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, Articles: "Medicine and the Law in Late Imperial China: Cases from the Xing'an huilan (Conspectus of Penal Cases" in Chinese Historical Rev no. 1 (Spring ):

    Benjamin A. Elman is Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles; from to he will be a Visiting Professor at the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study. He is author of Classicism, Politics, and Kinship: The Ch'ang-chou School of New Text Confucianism in Late Imperial China. She is the author of Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China (Routledge ) and was co-editor of Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity from to She is working on a book about the healer’s body-as-technology in Chinese medicine.

    The "Confucianization" of medicine: the idea of the ruyi (Confucian physician) in late imperial China --State and medicine: the Sanhuang miao (Temple of the Three Emperors) --Medical theories and the development of the Wenbing school --Suzhou physicians --Maintaining health in Suzhou --Practicing medicine: specialization and the transmission. He Bian (Ch. 邊和) is a historian of late imperial and a historian of science. She got her Ph.D. in History of Science from Harvard University in Her research interests span many topics pertaining to the question of authority and variation in China’s traditional culture, particularly in medicine and the natural sciences, between the.


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