Lehmann also believes that his aristocratic name “Soulié de Morant” was a forgery, and that he was born simply Georges Soulié. George Soulié de Morant went to China at the turn of the century, where he served as French Consul for Shanghai and as a judge in the French Concession in. “George Soulié de Morant was born in Paris on December 2, His father, Leon, an engineer who participated in the Mexican War, had met his mother.
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But it also has an interesting publishing history.
Ben has also written about the factors that underlie the modern craze for unscientific ideas. Within each of these categories, conditions are precisely defined and finely differentiated.
This did not dissuade us because we believed that their problem must have been the lack of Chinese references. Even though not entirely uniform, the results of these studies tend to demonstrate no or only small differences in terms of analgesic effects between real and placebo needling. The book is a unique historical d Soulie de Morant’s masterpiece is the most detailed study of acupuncture available in a Western language. Paul and I re-translated and did editorial chores.
Chinese Acupuncture by George Soulié de Morant
The Chinese consider that any criticism or fundamental discussion would jeopardize that reputation. Austin Bunton marked it as to-read Nov 16, Yuliani Chandranata added it Jan 13, We immediately decided to pursue it.
Moonbow rated it really liked it Oct 27, He was a man of great talent, and became the only European recognised as a Chinese doctor by the Chinese themselves. Lehmann first points out that it would be unlikely for a year-old without any formal education in Chinese and who had never lived in China to master a complex language with several thousands of characters, even if he took courses regularly for several years.
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In many ways, he anticipated modern Western and Eastern needs by showing biomedicine how to expand its clinical gaze to include the qualities and relationships discovered by Chinese physicians. The text is massive, containing nearly 1, densely but readably organized oversize pages.
It was nominated for a Nobel prize and provided the foundation for French acupuncture.
[George Soulié de Morant : the first French expert in acupuncture].
Clark Mollenhoff rated it really liked it Nov 19, Just before his death inhe completed Acupuncture Chinoise, the work which lead to the first successful European acculturation of acupuncture and laid the foundation for the modern practice of acupuncture in Europe. The practice of acupuncture, however, reappeared in France a ggeorge years after it was outlawed in China, and from there it gradually spread to Western Europe ds the US.
Moska Daniel marked it as to-read Jun 10, The book is a unique historical document, but more than this, it is the most practical of texts and has already served a generation of clinicians well.
As for his consular nominations when he was only in his mid-twenties, Lehmann argues that they are certainly false. The book is universally recognised not only as a unique and historic achievement but also as one of the best, most detailed, and most georgge of clinical texts. Alena Marshalovich marked it as to-read May 03, The Fifteen Secondary Vessels.
Soluie Chan marked it as to-read Feb 18, Volume One of the text’s five parts describes the energetics of acupuncture; Volume Two, sohlie application of those energetics; Volume Three, their relation to physiology. Rick rated it it was amazing Jul 04, That left no inexpensive option. He was the first to argue that there was no need to emphasize the incompatibilities between Chinese and Western medicines, and the first to propose hundreds of practical correlations with science.
The Yin and the Yang. Aspects of a International City: The opinions expressed here are those of the author, and do not reflect the positions of Hanjo Lehmann and Donald Deke Kendall.
Liv rated it liked it Jan 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. The manuscript languished in a desk drawer in our mailroom. To ask other readers questions about Chinese Acupunctureplease sign up. This book is a unique historical document, but more than this, it is the most practical of texts and has already served a generation of clinicians well. He remained in China for almost two decades, winning Chinese acceptance and gaining entrance to the highest circles of Chinese society.
The Best Books of He returned to France inwas married in Paris inand had two children. Faizal Fazrin marked it as to-read Dec 01,