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Book review: The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine 1850-1960, by Bridie Andrews

Most Westerners today probably think of Chinese medicine largely in the context of acupuncture, but that was never the only or even the main form of treatment in China. In this book it receives attention in only one chapter (Chapter 8). The main theme is the complex relations between traditional Chinese medicine and modern "Western" medicine. Andrews finds that the differences between the two have been considerably exaggerated. [More]


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