9780824832698

Chinese Healing Exercises : The Tradition of Daoyin

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  • ISBN13:

    9780824832698

  • ISBN10:

    0824832698

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-30
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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Summary

Livia Kohn is professor emerita of religion and East Asian studies at Boston University

Author Biography

Livia Kohn is professor emerita of religion and East Asian studies at Boston University

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Early Medical Manuscriptsp. 29
Officials, Hermits, and Ecstaticsp. 62
The Exercise Classicp. 98
Pathways to Immortalityp. 128
Modern Precursorsp. 162
Daoyin Todayp. 198
Conclusionp. 233
Original Sourcesp. 237
Bibliographyp. 245
Indexp. 261
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