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Planet Medicine: Modalities

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Planet Medicine is a major work by an anthropologist who looks at medicine in a broad context. In this edition, additions to this classic text include a section on Reiki, a comparison of types of palpation used in healing, updates on craniosacral therapy, and a means of understanding how different alternative medicines actually work. Illustrated throughout, this is the standard on the history, philosophy, and anthropology of this subject.

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Grossinger explores, compares, and contrasts alternative medical systems and modalities. He confronts the impact on alternative methods of ecological as well as political issues. First printing 3,000.

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About the Author

Richard Grossinger was born in New York City in 1944. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1966 and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1975. He is the author of many books, including The Night Sky, Embryogenesis, and Homeopathy: An Introduction for Skeptics and Beginners. He lives with his wife Lindy Hough in Berkeley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556433917
Preface:
Salveson, Michael
Preface:
Salveson, Michael
Preface by:
Salveson, Michael
Preface by:
Levine, Peter A.
Preface:
Salveson, Michael
Preface:
Levine, Peter A.
Author:
Grossinger, Richard
Author:
Levine, Peter A.
Author:
Levine, Peter
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
History
Subject:
Holism
Subject:
Holistic Medicine
Subject:
MEDICAL / Holistic Medicine
Subject:
Health and Medicine-History of Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 27
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW ILLUS.
Pages:
730
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.41 x 1.7 in 3.25 lb

Related Subjects

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » History of Medicine
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