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HARPER, Donald J.

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Early Chinese medical literature. The Mawangdui medical manuscripts. Translation and Study by Donald J. Harper.

London: Routledge, 1998.

Detailed historical analysis and English translation of medical manuscripts buried with their owner in 168 BCE and unearthed in Mawangdui, Hunan, in 1973, representing Chinese medical traditions from the 4th to 2nd centuries BCE. Before these texts were unearthed the earliest extant medical text from China was the Inner Canon of the Yellow Emperor compiled in the first century BCE. 



Subjects: Chinese Medicine