Chinese Medicine

Published Articles

"Conceptual Blind Spots, Media Blindfolds: The Case of SARS and Traditional Chinese Medicine." Chapter 10 in Angela Ki-Che Leung and Charlotte Furth, eds., Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia: Policies and Publics in the Long Twentieth Century. Chapel Hill: Duke University Press. Forthcoming in 2010.

Duke University Press

“Northern Purgatives, Southern Restoratives: Ming Medical Regionalism” Chinese Translation. “Bei gongfa, Nan buyang: Mingdai yixue de fengtu guan.” Chapter 7 in Cong yiliao kan zhongguo shi (Medical Perspectives on Chinese History). Ed. Li Jianmin, Academia Sinica, History and Philology Institute, Taiwan, 2008.

Shi Yu Suo

The Art of Medicine: Maoist public-health campaigns, Chinese medicine, and SARS.” The Lancet, vol. 372 (Oct. 25, 2008): 1457-8.

Lancet Cover Image

Hand Mnemonics in Classical Chinese Medicine: Texts, Earliest Images, and Arts of Memory. Festschrift issue in honor of Nathan Sivin, Asia Major series 3, 21.1
(2008): 325-57.

Asia Minor Cover

Jesuits and Medicine in the Kangxi Court (1662-1722).” Publication of Keynote Address given March 8, 2007, for “Medicine and Culture: Chinese-Western Medical Exchange” Symposium at the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History, USF Center for the Pacific Rim, Pacific Rim Report 43 (July 2007): 1-10.

Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History

“Northern Purgatives, Southern Restoratives: Ming Medical Regionalism.”
English version. Asian Medicine 2.2 (2006): 115-170.

Asian Medicine

“Enhancing the Practitioner’s Sense of Time, Place, and Practice: The History of Chinese Medicine for Practitioners Workshop ICTAM VI, April 30, 2006.”
Co-authored with Andy Pham. Asian Medicine 2.2 (2006): 318-353.

Asian Medicine

The Significance of Manchu Medical Sources in the Qing.”  Proceedings of the First North American Conference on Manchu Studies (Portland, OR, May 9-10, 2003): 131-175.  Tunguso Sibirica 15, Vol. 1: Studies in Manchu Literature and History.  Ed. by Wadley Stephen and Carsten Naeher in collaboration with Keith Dede.  Weisbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006.

Manchu Studies

Manchu Medical Manuscripts and Blockprints:  An Essay and Bibliographic Survey.”  Saksaha: A Review of Manchu Studies 8 (2003): 1–32.

“The Golden Mirror in the Imperial Court of the Qianlong Emperor, 1739–1742.”
Special issue ed. by Catherine Jami on Science and State Patronage in Early Modern East Asia, Early Science and Medicine 8.2 (2003): 111–147.

Early Science and Medicine

Innovation in Chinese Medicine
“Robust northerners and delicate southerners: the nineteenth-century invention of a southern wenbing tradition.” 262-291. Edited by Elisabeth Hsu. Needham Research Institute Studies 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Innovation in Chinese Medicine

Empires of Hygiene
“Robust Northerners and Delicate Southerners: The Nineteenth-Century Invention of a Southern Wenbing Tradition,” in special issue of Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique vol. 6, no. 3 (Winter 1998): 515-549. Edited by Judith Farquhar & Marta Hanson.

Empires of Hygiene

East Asian Science: Tradition and Beyond
Edited by Hashimoto Keizo, Catherine Jami, & Lowell Skar
“Merchants of Medicine: Huizhou Mercantile Consciousness, Morality, and Medical Patronage in Seventeenth-Century China,” 207–14.
Papers from the Seventh International Conference on the History of Science in East Asia, Kyoto, August 1993.  Osaka, Japan: Kansai University Press, 1995.

East Asian Science

Review Articles

Needham’s Heavenly Volumes and Earthly Tomes
Early Science and Medicine 12.4 (2007): 405-432.
Review Essay of 1) Science and Civilisation in China, vol. V, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 12, Ceramic Technology. By Rose Kerr and Nigel Wood, with additional contributions by Ts’ai Mei-fen and Zhang Fukang;
2) Science and Civilisation in China, vol. VI, Biology and Biological Technology, Part 5, Fermentations and Food Science. By H.T. Huang;
3) Science and Civilisation in China, vol. VI, Biology and Biological Technology, Part 6, Medicine. By Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Lu Gwei-djen, edited and with an introduction by Nathan Sivin;
4) Science and Civilisation in China, vol. VII, Science and Chinese Society, Part 2, General Conclusions and Reflections. By Joseph Needham, with the collaboration of Kenneth Girdwood Robinson and Ray Huang, and including contributions by them, with an introduction by Mark Elvin;
5) Elisabeth Hsu, ed. Innovation in Chinese Medicine;
6) Vivienne Lo and Christopher Cullen, eds. Medieval Chinese Medicine: The Dunhuang medical manuscripts. 

Early Science and Medicine

Depleted Men, Emotional Women: Gender and Medicine during the Ming Dynasty.”  Special Issue on Woman and Medicine in China
Nan Nü: Men, Women, and Gender in Early and Imperial China.  7.2 (2005): 287-304.  Book version of issue ed. by Angela Ki Che Leung, Medicine for Women in Imperial China (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2006): 179-196. Review of Joanna Grant, A Chinese Physician: Wang Ji and the ‘Stone Mountain medical case histories', Needham Research Institute Studies Series (Routledge/Curzon, 2003)

Men, Women and Gender in Early and Imperial China

New Directions in the History of Science in East Asia.”
East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine 19 (2002): 107–115. Review Essay of 1) Current Perspectives in the History of Science in East Asia, edited by Kim Yung Sik and Francesca Bray, 2) East Asian Science: Tradition and Beyond, edited by Hashimoto Keizo, Catherine Jami, and Lowell Skar, and 3) East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine, and Beyond Joseph Needham Science, Technology, and Medicine in East and Southeast Asia, edited by Morris Low, Osiris vol. 13, 1998.

East Asian Science, Technology and Medicine

Encyclopedia Articles

Dictionary of Medical Biography, ed. by William and Helen Bynum.  London: Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine (2006). Biographies of Zhang Jiebin (1563-1640), Wu Youxing (1582-1652), and Ye Gui (1667-1746).

Dictionary of Medical Biography

Enciclopedia Italiana, vol. II, Storia della Scienza en Cine, India, Americhe, editor-in-chief Sandro Petruccioli. Edited by Karine Chemla, in collaboration with Francesca Bray, Fu Daiwie, Huang Yi-long, and Georges Métailié.  Rome: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana,  2001. “Attività editoriali e correnti di pensiero nel periodo Ming,” v. II (2001): 516–531. Italian translation of original English manuscript “Publishing and currents of medical thought during the Ming period.”

Enciclopedia Italiana

Book Reviews in Journals

Plague, SARS and the Story of Medicine in Hong Kong, by Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences Society, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2006. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 82.2 (2008): 500–1.

 

At the Epicentre: Hong Kong and the SARS Outbreak, ed. by Christine Loh and Civic Exchange. China Review International 13.1 (2006): 218-224.

 

On Their Own Terms: Science in China 1550-1900, by Benjamin A. Elman. American Historical Review 111.2 (2006): 444-45.

 

Asian Medicine and Globalization, ed. by Joseph S. Alter.  Encounters with Asia Series. Asian Studies Review 30.1 (2006): 103–4.

 

A Chinese Physician: Wang Ji and the ‘Stone Mountain medical case histories’, by Joanna Grant.  Medical History 48.1 (July 2004): 397–9.

 

Science & Civilisation in China, Volume VI: Biology and Biological Fermentation,
Part V. Fermentations and Food Science
, by H.T. Huang (Huang Hsing-Tsung). American Historical Review (Dec 2003): 1430–1.

Current Perspectives in the History of Science in East Asia, edited by Yung Sik Kim and Francesca Bray. The Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 60, no. 1 (2001): 153-155.

A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History, 960-1665, by Charlotte
Furth. Social History, vol. 26, no. 3 (2001): 374-376.

Social History

Essential Subtleties on the Silver Sea. The Yin-hai jing-wei: A Chinese Classic
on Ophthalmology
, translated and annotated by Jürgen Kovacs and Paul
Unschuld. Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 75 (2001): 123-125.

Science & Civilisation in China, Volume VI: Part VI. Medicine, by Joseph Needham, edited and with an Introduction by Nathan Sivin. Endeavour, vol. 24, no. 4 (2000): 174-175.

Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China, by Carol Benedict. Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 56, no. 3 (August 1997): 755-57.

Bamboo Stone: The Evolution of A Chinese Medical Elite, by Karen Minden.
China Review International, vol. 2, no. 2 (fall 1995): 518-24.

Chinese Thought, Society, and Science: The Intellectual and Social Background of Science and Technology in Pre-modern China, by Derk Bodde. ISIS vol. 84 (1993): 142-3.


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