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Dictionary of the Ben Cao Gang Mu Vol. 1 - Chinese Historical Illness Terminology

Ansicht Dictionary of the Ben cao gang mu (Titelseite)

The Ben cao gang mu, compiled in the second half of the sixteenth century by a team led by the physician Li Shizhen (1518-1593) on the basis of previously published books and contemporay knowledge, is the largest encyclopedia of natural history in a long tradition of Chinese materia medica works. Its description of almost 1.900 phamaceutically used natural an man-made substances marks the apex of the development of premodern Chinese pharmaceutical knowledge. The Ben cao gang mu dictionary offers access to this impressive work of 1.600.000 characters. This first book in a three-volume series analyzes the meaning of 4.500 historical illness terms.

Autor:   Paul U. Unschuld, ZHANG Zhibin

Verlag:  Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press 

ISBN:    978-0520283954

Druck:   Dezember 2014