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By Joanna Grant

ISBN-10: 0415297583

ISBN-13: 9780415297585

A chinese language health care provider is the portrait of a sixteenth century scientific author and scientific practitioner. Drawing on socio-economic/biographic, textual, and gender research in conjunction with numerous resources, from hagiographical biographies to scientific case histories, the publication tells 3 very various yet complementary tales approximately what it used to be to preparation drugs in sixteenth century China. Woven jointly, those tales mix to create a multi-dimensional portrayal that brings to lifestyles the very human reviews, frustrations and aspirations of a good revered and influential general practitioner who struggled to win appreciate from fellow practitioners and loyalty from sufferers. The booklet creates a colourful and vibrant photo of up to date scientific perform and while deepens our figuring out of the interrelationship among gender tradition and medication.

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82 This productivity is in no small part attributable to the changes, already documented, which were affecting the whole of cultural life in the region. Increasing commercialization, the emerging merchant class, 29 MEDICAL CULTURE AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY improved transportation networks, and the publishing boom all had a profound effect on medical culture. Some idea of the impact of socioeconomic development on contemporary medical practice can be gleaned from an examination of issues such as the size and composition of the medical elite, the extent to which physicians were aware of their contemporaries and the works they produced, and the various mechanisms by which medical knowledge was transmitted, including the increasing use of printed materials as a means of instruction.

Book collectors were also influential regarding the types of book published, and were often responsible for ensuring the republication and circulation of earlier texts, such as the reprinting of the Tang dynasty classic Waitai miyao ! [‘Arcane essentials from the imperial library’] by Cheng Yandao from She, thus ensuring the survival of these classics and increasing contemporary familiarity with the work of their medical predecessors. In addition, in-depth analyses relating to each individual speciality, including materia medica (bencao ), prescriptions (fangji ), internal medicine (neike ), surgery (waike ), paediatrics (erke ), gynaecology (fuke ), and acupuncture and moxibustion (zhenjiu ), were aimed at a readership of more 37 MEDICAL CULTURE AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY advanced physicians and scholars.

As for which method to take, utility has to be one of the driving forces, and the methods I have chosen serve my purposes with respect to what it was I wanted to find out. I hope through their cautious and informed use to provide some illuminating insights into Wang Ji and his sixteenth-century medical practice. 19 INTRODUCTION 20 MEDICAL CULTURE AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY CHAPTER 1 WANG JI, MEDICAL CULTURE AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY Wang Ji (1463–1539), like his father before him, was a renowned physician, and practised medicine in and around Qimen , in present-day Anhui province, during the early sixteenth century.

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