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Medicine Across Cultures

History and Practice of Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science #3)

Hugh Shapiro (Other), Helaine Selin (Editor)


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This work deals with the medical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Egyptian, and Tibetan medicine, the book includes essays on comparing Chinese and western medicine and religion and medicine. Each essay is well illustrated and contains an extensive bibliography.

Springer, 9781402011665, 417pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2003