Chris Cooper PhD

Reviews – Eastern and Western Approaches to Healing

Shigehisa Kuriyama. The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine.  NY: Zone Books, 2002.

Winner of the 2001 Welch Medal from the American Association for the History of Medicine

First of all this is a beautiful book. One does not often say that about academic paperbacks, but this book – from cover art to type face to book design – communicates that same care and effort that is evident also in the writing. This is a scholarly work, well researched and documented, which presents a wealth of information and understanding in a succinct and distilled manner. (Read the review)