Planet Medicine: Modalities, Revised Edition

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Planet Medicine: Modalities, Revised Edition

Modalities

Author: Richard Grossinger Foreword by: Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.

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Planet Medicine is a major work by an anthropologist who looks at medicine in a broad context. In this edition, additions to this classic text include a section on Reiki, a comparison of types of palpation used in healing, updates on craniosacral therapy, and a means of understanding how different alternative medicines actually work. Illustrated throughout, this is the standard on the history, philosophy, and anthropology of this subject.


Product Info

Trim Size:
7-3/8 x 9-1/4
Page Count:
730
Release Date:
2003-10-01
ISBN
Paperback
9781556433917
Ebook
9781583947296

About the Author

Richard Grossinger was born in New York City in 1944. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1966 and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1975. He is the author of many books, including The Night Sky, Embryogenesis, and Homeopathy: An Introduction for Skeptics and Beginners. He lives with his wife Lindy Hough in Berkeley, California.

Reviews/Press Quotes

"Richard Grossinger has written a classic. He is that rarest of writers, one who combines spiritual sensitivity with enormous intellectual understanding and a style of great clarity and elegance."- Andrew Harvey"Planet Medicine is a must read for all who are interested in health care, what it is, what is was, and what it must do in order to survive. Grossinger has done a masterful job of covering an immense field of information."- John E. Upledger"The author places the individual and the disease in the broadest possible context, and introduces a fresh or forgotten notion of illness as a crucible in which the individual must reassess his or her own life and its social contexts."- Publishers Weekly

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