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By JŸrgen Kovacs, Paul U. Unschuld

Here's the 1st translation into English of the total Yin-Hai Jing-Wei, a vintage fifteenth-century textual content on chinese language ophthalmology. As one of many few unique manuscripts on conventional chinese language drugs translated right into a Western language, this paintings deals an unparalleled view of the perform of medication, and in particular eye care, in premodern China. fantastically rendered from the classical chinese language and broadly annotated by way of Paul U. Unschuld and J?rgen Kovacs, the textual content presents targeted descriptions of the etiology, symptomatology, and remedy of each eye illness recognized to fifteenth-century chinese language practitioners. The translators' creation additionally presents the 1st in-depth research of the improvement of this strong point inside of chinese language medication. As a resource for comparative reports of chinese language and Western drugs and various different matters within the historical past of medication and chinese language concept, the Yin-Hai Jing-Wei has no equivalent within the Western global.

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