Art of the Bedchamber

An anthology of over two millennia of Chinese treatises on the use and practice of sexual intercourse

Art of the Bedchamber

Art of the Bedchamber

An anthology of over two millennia of Chinese treatises on the use and practice of sexual intercourse

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Art of the Bedchamber
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Douglas Wile
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

An anthology of over two millennia of Chinese treatises on the use and practice of sexual intercourse
Lost T'ai-chi Classics from the Late Ch'ing Dynasty
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Douglas Wile
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

Analysis of rich new material allows Wile to make a fresh survey of longstanding issues: the origins of T'ai-chi; the authorship of the classics; the differences between Wu, Yang, and Li; and the roles of such figures as Chang San-feng, Wang Tsung-yueh, Chiang Fa, and the formerly missing link, Ch'ang
Medieval Chinese Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Christopher Cullen, Vivienne Lo
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-02 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent decades various versions of Chinese medicine have begun to be widely practised in Western countries, and the academic study of the subject is now well established. However, there are still few scholarly monographs that describe the history of Chinese medicine and there are none at all on the
Women Shall Not Rule
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Keith McMahon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Chinese rulers guaranteed male successors by taking multiple wives, sometimes in the thousands. Women Shall Not Rule is a fascinating history of the imperial wives and concubines, especially in light of the greatest challenges to polygamous harmony—rivalry between women and their attempts to engage in politics. Keith McMahon, a leading
A Communion of Subjects
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Paul Waldau, Kimberley Patton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-22 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science),

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