The Systematic Classic of Acupuncture & Moxibustion
A Translation of the Jia Yi Jing
- ISBN: 9783938185292
- 2nd ed. 2004, 475 pages
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A translation of the Jia Yi Jing by Shou-Zhong Yang and Charles Chace.
The first clinical textbook of acumoxa therapy, dating from the third century, this work is considered one of the four great classics of Chinese acupuncture, setting a standard for subsequent acupuncture textbooks in China. It contains important passages from the Su Wen and Ling Shu, collated, edited, and arranged according to topic.
About the translators:
Yang Shou-zhong, is a faculty member at the North China Coal Mines Medical College in Tangshan, Hebei, Peoples Republic of China. He is also head translator of Blue Poppy Press Great Masters Series. The son of famous ru yi or Confucian scholar-doctor, Yang began his study of the classics of Chinese medicine at a very young age under his fathers tutelage. During the Cultural Revelation, he was sent down to the countryside where he practiced medicine. During this time, he became so well-known for his seemingly miraculous cures that the local hospital complained that he was stealing all their patients. Currently, Yang is renowned for his expertise in gu wen or classical Chinese. He has taught numerous Western students of TCM at the North China Coal Mines Medical College.
Charles Chace, graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1984 where he also began his studies in Chinese language. He studied Chinese herbal medicine at the Long Hua Hospital in Shanghai in 1987. Charles has written and translated numerous articles on Chinese Medicine, is the translator of A Qin Bo-Wei Anthology, and with Bob Flaws, is co-author of Recent TCM Research from China, and Blue Poppy Essays 1988.