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A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet





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ISBN 9780789032003
Published June 12, 2008 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Book Description

A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through countless websites to find up-to-date, high quality, reliable information on all types of Chinese medicine. This handy resource provides an introduction to the terms and philosophies of Chinese medicine in addition to an extensive categorized listing of online sites related to Chinese culture and medicine, complete with a brief description of each site’s content. Guidelines are provided for searching, cataloging, and evaluating websites concerned with Chinese medicine, based on the author’s research and personal experience as a practitioner and user of Chinese medicines.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction  Chapter 2. Portals and General Web Sites  Chapter 3. Organizations Chapter  4. Libraries Chapter  5. Schools Chapter  6. Journals Chapter  7. Databases, Bibliographies and Electrical Texts  Chapter 8. History and Philosophy  Index Reference Notes Included

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Biography

Ka wai Fan, PhD, is a full-time lecturer in the Chinese Civilization Center, City University of Hong Kong; an honorary adjunct assistant professor in the School of Chinese Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and honorary visiting fellow (2006-2009) at the Center for Traditional Chinese Science and Civilization in The Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. He received his PhD, MPhil, and BA all from the Department of History, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He worked as an assistant professor in the Institute of History, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan. His research interests include the history of Chinese medicine and online information on Chinese medicine. He has written several publications on both the online resources of Chinese medicine, and the history of Chinese medicine.