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Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts

China, Healing, and the West to 1848

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674023970

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

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480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones

World

  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • 1. First Impressions: Until 1491
  • 2. A New Wave of Europeans: 1492–1659
  • 3. Model State, Medical Men, and “Mechanick Principles”: 1660–1736
  • 4. Sinophiles, Sinophobes, and the Cult of Chinoiserie: 1737–1804
  • 5. Memory, History, and Imagination: 1805–1848
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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