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By Larry Herzberg, Qin Xue Herzberg

ISBN-10: 1933330996

ISBN-13: 9781933330990

This treasury of chinese language knowledge provides over proverbs whereas providing keys to tradition and language. listed below are either the widely used, earnest sayings of Confucius and Lao Zi ("The longest trip starts off with a unmarried step") and the homespun truths of each day ("Teachers open the door; you input by means of yourself"). Designed either for inspirational looking and for college students of language and tradition, the textual content is prepared by way of topic (Learning, persistence, funds, relatives, foodstuff, etc.) and gives observation plus chinese language characters and pinyin romanization for every access. comprises an index.

Qin Xue Herzberg and Larry Herzberg stay in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and are co-authors of the preferred China Survival Guide in addition to Basic styles of chinese language Grammar.

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Un Chinois exerçant la médecine orientale dans son pays, un Occidental ayant vécu la moitié de sa vie en Chine et un sinologue de formation universitaire sont, a priori, tous trois sinisants, mais leurs approches de la langue chinoise peuvent être très différentes. De même, au cours du XXe siècle, de nombreux médecins occidentaux, après avoir passé de longues années à étudier la biomédecine, se tournent vers l’acupuncture (une des branches de la médecine chinoise) et en font leur exercice principal, 14 Le diagnostic par les pouls en Chine et en Europe alors même que leur formation dans cette discipline est beaucoup plus précaire que celle qu’ils ont suivie en biomédecine, à la Faculté.

Une « traduction » est-elle possible ? – quelles sont les raisons des éventuelles divergences ? – pourquoi les Occidentaux se sont-ils intéressés aux pouls chinois à partir de la fin du XVIIe siècle ? – la sphygmologie chinoise a-t-elle été réellement pratiquée en Europe, à cette époque ? – pouvait-elle être intégrée à la pratique médicale européenne ? – comment a-t-elle été étudiée, comprise et utilisée et par quelles catégories de médecins européens ? – quels furent les critères qui déterminèrent son accueil plus ou moins favorable ?

Partir du IXe et du Xe siècle, elle se généralise aux almanachs, aux textes religieux ou ésotériques, aux manuels d’instruction scolaire et aux ouvrages historiques, pour ne citer que quelques exemples. Au XIe siècle, de nombreux traités médicaux sont imprimés et diffusés de cette façon. C’est à cette époque, probablement un peu avant 1050, que l’imprimerie à caractère mobile fait son apparition3, soit plus de quatre siècles avant son invention par Gutenberg en Europe. Il faut cependant noter que si, en Occident, ce procédé de reproduction représente un progrès considérable dans les modalités de la transmission du savoir et des idées, il n’a pas les mêmes répercussions en Chine.

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