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K. Chimen Wong & Wu Lien-teh
History of Chinese Medicine Being a Chronicle of Medical Happenings in China from Ancient Times to the Present Period
National Quarantine Service, Shanghai, China 1936 - 906 pp with 53 B&W plates. Volume shows moderate exterior age/wear with soiling to the boards and cracking and fraying to the spine cover. The interior pages show mild age toning throughout. but are clean, tight and unmarked. Dr. Wu Lien-teh was a Malayan-born Chinese doctor and the first medical student of Chinese descent to study at Cambridge. He was also the first Malayan nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1935. (Courtesy Wikipedia) The book is subdivided into two books; Book One - An introduction to the evolution and development of the indigenous art through 1800, and Book Two - Introduction and development of modern medicine in China 1800's to the present. The authors state in the preface that the purpose of the book was to gather and verify scant, disjointed sources of information on Chinese medicine, in many languages and scattered over several countries and combine them into one resource. Size: Thick 8 Vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Catron Grant Books
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