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Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing, and the West to 1848

Harvard University Press (Dec 15, 2005)
Hardcover – 480 pages
ISBN: 0674018729 / 9780674018723
When did the West discover Chinese healing traditions? Most people might point to the "rediscovery" of Chinese acupuncture in the 1970s. In Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts, Linda Barnes leads us back, instead, to the thirteenth century to uncover the story of the West's earliest known encou...
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