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Title Explorations in Daoism : medicine and alchemy in literature / Ho Peng Yoke ; edited by John P.C. Moffett and Cho Sungwu ; with a foreword by T.H. Barrett.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 221 pages)
Series Needham Research Institute series
Needham Research Institute series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-203) and index.
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Primarily English with Chinese and Japanese characters.
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Subject Taoism.
Alchemy -- Religious aspects -- Taoism.
Alchemy in literature.
Medicine in Literature.
Religion and Science.
Religious Philosophies.
Contents On the dating of Daoist alchemical texts -- Danfang jianyuan (mirror of alchemical processes -- a source book) and Danfang jingyuan (mirror of the alchemical laboratory) -- Partial restoration, collation and translation of lost alchemical texts -- General discussions.
Summary The Daoist canon is the definitive fifteenth century compilation of texts, however many of these texts are undated and anonymous. This book brings together an extraordinary compendium of data on alchemical knowledge in China, describing the methods use.
Other Author Moffett, John P. C.
Sungwu, Cho.
Other Title Print version: Ho, Peng Yoke, 1926- Explorations in Daoism. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007 0415404606 9780415404600