A Chinese Physician: Wang Ji and the Stone Mountain Medical by Joanna Grant PDF

By Joanna Grant

A chinese language Physician is the portrait of a sixteenth century clinical author and medical practitioner. Drawing on socio-economic/biographic, textual, and gender research along with quite a few resources, from hagiographical biographies to scientific case histories, the booklet tells 3 very various yet complementary tales approximately what it used to be to instruction medication in sixteenth century China. Woven jointly, those tales mix to create a multi-dimensional portrayal that brings to lifestyles the very human studies, frustrations and aspirations of a good revered and influential general practitioner who struggled to win appreciate from fellow practitioners and loyalty from sufferers. The e-book creates a colourful and vibrant photo of latest clinical perform and whilst deepens our figuring out of the interrelationship among gender tradition and medicine.

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