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Wind In The Blood - Gilberto Balam

Paperback Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9781556433047
Number Of Pages: 320

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Wind in the Blood is a detailed look at Mayan medicine on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and its similarities to Chinese traditional medicine. It was originally published in Spanish as a manual for health workers in Mayan areas to bridge the gulf between Western medcal technique and Mayan medical knowledge. Mexican physicians Hernan Garcia, Antonio Sierra, and Hiberto Balam discovered that the similarities between Mayan medicine and traditional Chinese medcine were profound and helpful in their medical work.

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"The authors skillfully weave together the fabric of traditional Mayan medicine, using Chinese medicine as the loom. The result is a rich and complex tapestry of indigenous healing practices and contemporary Mayan culture that will surprise and delight a North American audience." - Medea Benjamin

ISBN: 9781556433047
ISBN-10: 1556433042
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st October 1999
Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 21.5  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.8
Edition Number: 1