P.D. Buell | Hua Linfu | Paul U. Unschuld

Dictionary of the Ben cao gang mu Vol. III

  • ISBN: 9780520291973
  • 2018, 796 pages

124,95 

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Description

Li Shizhen (1518–1593) compiled The Ben cao gang mu in the second half of the sixteenth century by a team led by himself. Grounded of previously published books and contemporary knowledge, this is the largest encyclopedia of natural history in a long tradition of Chinese materia medica works. Its content is the description of almost 1,900 pharmaceutically used natural and man-made substances marks the apex of the development of premodern Chinese pharmaceutical knowledge. The Ben cao gang mu dictionary offers access to this impressive work of 1,600,000 characters. This third book in a three-volume series offers detailed biographical data on all identifiable authors, patients, witnesses of therapies, transmitters of recipes, and further persons mentioned in the Ben cao gang mu and provides bibliographical data on all textual sources resorted to and quoted by Li Shizhen and his collaborators.

Author

P.D. Buell

P.D. Buell

Paul D. Buell holds a PhD in History, an MA in Chinese, and a Certificate in C Programming, and is an independent scholar, translator, and editor living in Seattle, Washington. Buell has his own consulting and translation service. He is the author of more than 80 books and articles, including…

Hua Linfu

Hua Linfu

Hua Linfu is Professor at the Institute of Qing History, Renmin University of China.

Paul U. Unschuld

Paul U. Unschuld

Prof. Dr. phil. Paul U. Unschuld ist Professor für Theorie, Geschichte und Ethik chinesischer Lebenswissenschaften sowie Direktor des 2006 gegründeten Horst-Görtz-Stiftungsinstituts im Centrum für Human- und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Von 1986 bis 2006 war er Vorstand des Instituts für Geschichte der Medizin an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Er studierte in…