Books that illuminate the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Unschuld, Paul U. Medicine in China: History of Ideas. University of California Press, June 2010 (2nd edition).
As a historian, Unschuld insists that one must investigate the roots, the spiritual, philosophical, political and cultural concepts and climate within which Chinese medicine developed in order to gain an understanding of the medicine itself. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the concepts foundational to Chinese medicine in China.