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

Dictionary of the Ben cao gang mu, Volume 2

Geographical and Administrative Designations

  • ISBN: 9780520291966
  • 2016, 466 pages

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The dictionary of the Ben cao gang mu, was compiled in the second half of the sixteenth century by a team led by the physician Li Shizhen (1518–1593) on the basis of previously published books and contemporary knowledge. It is the largest encyclopaedia of natural history in a long tradition of Chinese materia medica works.
The books describe almost 1,900 pharmaceutically used natural and man-made substances marks the apex of the development of premodern Chinese pharmaceutical knowledge.
Ben cao gang mu: 16th Century Chinese Encyclopedia of Materia Medica and Natural History

Author

Paul, D. Buell

Paul, D. Buell

Co-author of the Dictionary of the Ben cao gang mu, Volume 2: Geographical and Administrative Designations.

Hua Linfu

Hua Linfu

Hua Linfu is Professor at the Institute of Qing History, Renmin University of China. Paul D. Buell is an independent scholar living in Seattle, Washington.

P.U. Unschuld

P.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…

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