Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine

  • Emperor of China Huang Ti
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The Yellow Emperor's Classic has become a landmark in the history of Chinese civilization. In recent years, traditional medical practice has seen a dynamic revival in China and throughout many countries in the Western world. Elements of this time-honored therapy, including acupuncture and the harmony of human spirit with the natural world, have become part of mainstream medical practice; "The Yellow Emperor's Classic" provides the historical and philosophical foundation of this practice. Ilza Veith provides an extensive introduction to her monumental translation of this classic work, which is written in the form of a dialogue in which the emperor seeks information from his minister Ch'I-Po on all questions of health and the art of healing. A new foreword by Ken Rose places the translation in its historic contexts, underlining its significance to the Western world's understanding of Chinese medicine.
"The most important theoretical text in the huge corpus of traditional Chinese medical literature."-Science "The translations are fluent, and Dr. Veith's introductory portion illuminating; the numer
Uitgavejaar 2002
ISBN 9780520229365
Verschijningsdatum 1 dec. 2002
Omvang 287
Auteur(s) Emperor of China Huang Ti
Taal Engels

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