Lehmann also believes that his aristocratic name “Soulié de Morant” was a forgery, and that he was born simply Georges Soulié. George Soulié de Morant went to China at the turn of the century, where he served as French Consul for Shanghai and as a judge in the French Concession in. “George Soulié de Morant was born in Paris on December 2, His father, Leon, an engineer who participated in the Mexican War, had met his mother.
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Hanseul rated it it was amazing Mar 23, I will get through this. Ben has done extensive research on the origins of acupuncture and its link with bloodletting. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. However, bywhen copies of “L’Acuponcture Chinoise” became available through Quebec, it became a primary source, not only for the theory of acupuncture energetics but also for acupoint locations and moramt.
Maria Cris marked it as to-read Dec 23, Lehmann calls him a scharlatan.
To soluie what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Even today, treatments are provided based on his fantasies. Balasundaram marked it as to-read Nov 06, As for his consular nominations when he was only in his mid-twenties, Lehmann argues that they are certainly false.
Where to Tonify or Disperse. Ten pages a day. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not only his name and his titles of nobility were forged, but parts of the teachings of the man who introduced acupuncture to Europe were also invented. Volume Four summarizes the meridians and points, organizing information around the moran concepts of energy circulation, so that the reader perceives a soulis range much greater than that found in more recent English-language texts.
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This did not dissuade us because we believed that their problem must have been the lack of Chinese references. The General Command Points. The book is a unique historical d Soulie de Morant’s masterpiece is the most detailed study of acupuncture available in a Western language. Rick rated it it was amazing Jul 04, These RCTs were related to chronic back pain, migraine, tension headache, and knee osteoarthritis 2 trials for each indication.
Gail Neubert revised the punctuation, and Sally Rimkeit and Missa Olatunji, acupuncturists and teachers in New Zealand, also edited most of the first three volumes. Reportedly, his language skills and his knowledge of Chinese culture brought him to the attention of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who appointed him judge of the Joint French Court of Shanghai, and later the Vice-Consul of Foreign Affairs in Yunnan. Anna marked it as to-read Mar 26, We were confident we would overcome this problem.
This level of practical detail has been achieved since only in specialized sections of technical works, but never again at this scale. The text is massive, containing nearly 9, dense but readable pages. He then tried to return to China, but only succeeded to go back for a few months in Mac marked it as to-read May 19, However, its influence did not spread beyond Europe and the Eastern United States. Andrew White marked it as to-read Jun 30, In particular, his fifth book, “Treatments,” was invaluable because it was arranged much like a homeopathic repertory and could be easily accessed.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x The book is universally recognised not only as a unique and historic achievement but also as one of the best, most detailed, and most practical of clinical texts.
But the accuracy of these notions are never disputed by the Chinese, because — as Lehmann points out — the public image of acupuncture in China today is based mainly on its reputation in the West.
German Buitrago marked it as to-read Jun 29, Paul spent three weeks in Paris where George’s heirs kindly gave him access to the original notecards GSDM used to prepare the book. Ann marked it as to-read Apr 30, The Possibilities of Acupuncture.
The Forefather of Acupuncture Energetics, a Charlatan?
Order from our distributor. This time, its theories were based on the laws of meridians where points distant from the affected areas are needled according to intricate algorithms. In many ways, he anticipated modern Western and Eastern needs by showing biomedicine how to solie its clinical gaze to include the qualities and relationships discovered by Chinese physicians. The text is massive, containing nearly 1, densely but readably organized oversize pages.
When we refused, we were told we could have no further copies of the manuscript. It was probably a purely economic decision; the original translation had been typed into a first-generation, disk-based typesetting machine. Purportedly, he later practiced acupuncture himself, and it is reported that his knowledge and skills were such that he became respected by the Chinese — an incredible accomplishment for a foreigner, then or now. Then, within each of these categories, conditions are precisely defined and finely differentiated.
Wednesday is currently reading it Jul 19, Chinese Acupuncture by George Soulie ,orant Morant One who has written these new truths into the great immortal book of human potentials, thus wresting from the vastness of time a morsel of permanence, cannot be said to have lived and worked in vain.