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Magic and science in western Yunnan

Francis L. K. Hsu

Magic and science in western Yunnan

the problem of introducing scientific medicine in a rustic community

by Francis L. K. Hsu

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Published by International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Affairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis L. K. Hsu
    SeriesSocial change in southwest China : case study ; 3
    ContributionsInstitute of Pacific Relations, Yenching-Yunnan Station for Sociological Research, Kunming, China
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 53 p
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15130462M

    Yunnan (云南; Yúnnán) is a province in southern China, bordering Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam as well as the Chinese provinces and regions of Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Tibet.. Regions []. Administratively, Yunnan is divided into 16 prefectures. Some of those are autonomous prefectures for various ethnic groups. For the traveller, Yunnan can be divided into seven . Yunnan (云南, Yúnnán) is the most diverse province in all China, both in its extraordinary mix of peoples and in the splendour of its landscapes. That combination of superlative sights and many different ethnic groups has made Yunnan the trendiest destination for .

      The Western Hill Scenic Area has a history of more than one thousand years. It is famous for its grand, rare, breath-taking, and elegant natural scenery in Yunnan Province and is called the “First Mountain in Yunnan”. Here are collected natural mountain sceneries, Buddhist and Daoist Temples, courtyards and : China-Underground.   Physical Features: Situated in the southwest section of the Hengduan Mountains, the city lies in the west of Gaoligong Mountain in the gorges of western Yunnan. The terrain is high and deep in the northeast, while the southwest region is lower and slopes gently. Lofty mountains and great rivers constitute the main frame of the prefecture.

    Find researchers working at Yunnan University | Kunming, China |.   The summertime monsoon season in Yunnan is when tens of thousands of foraging entrepreneurs and amateur enthusiasts venture into the province's forests in search of wild mushrooms. For most, this exercise is a way to augment incomes, enliven dinner tables or enhance medical treatment — traditions likely as old as civilization itself in Yunnan.


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Magic and science in western Yunnan: the problem of introducing scientific medicine in a rustic community. [Francis L K Hsu; Institute of Pacific Relations.; Yenching-Yunnan Station for Sociological Research (Kunming, China)].

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Xuan held that the author learned about the area from Austrian-born explorer and botanist Joseph Rock, who led pioneering expeditions in Yunnan during. Yunnan is a province in Southwest province spans approximatelysquare kilometres (, sq mi) and has a population of million (as of ). The capital of the province is Kunming, formerly also known as province borders the Chinese provinces Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, and the Tibet Autonomous Region, as well as the countries Area rank: 8th.

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