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Medicine in China


Furth, Charlotte. A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History, 960–1665. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. On medical care for women and childbirth, with a chapter on women as healers.

Keegan, David. "Huang-ti nei-ching: The Structure of the Compilation, the Significance of the Structure." Ph.D. diss., University of California, Berkeley, 1988.

Lloyd, Geoffrey, and Nathan Sivin. The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2002.

Scheid, Volker. Chinese Medicine in Contemporary China: Plurality and Synthesis. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2002. Important, well-informed study.

Sivin, Nathan. Traditional Medicine in Contemporary China: A Partial Translation of Revised Outline of Chinese Medicine (1972); with an Introductory Study on Change in Present-day and Early Medicine. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for Chinese Studies, 1987.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Mathematics to Methanal trimerMedicine in China - Literature, Doctrines, Therapy, Modernization, Bibliography