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Wind in the Blood free pdf "Wind in the Blood" is a detailed look at Mayan medicine on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and its similarities to Chinese traditional medicine. It was originally published in Spanish as a manual for health workers in Mayan areas to bridge the gulf between Western medcal technique and Mayan medical knowledge. Mexican physicians Hernan Garcia, Antonio Sierra, and Hiberto Balam discovered that the similarities between Mayan medicine and traditional Chinese medcine were profound and helpful in their medical work.

About Hernan Garcia

Translator Jeff Conant is the lead author of "A Community Guide to Environmental Health" (Hesperian Foundation, 2008)- his articles and essays have been published in independent media and anthologized in the books "Dam Nation: Dispatches from the Water Underground," "Confronting Capitalism," "We Are Everywhere," and "Tipping the Sacred Cow." His book, "A Poetics of Resistance: Strategy and Symbol in the Zapatista Communiques, Being a True Tale of a Possible Better World in its First Untamed Imaginings" is forthcoming from AK Press in 2009. His training in Shiatsu and acupressure and work in community development in southern Mexico deeply informed his work translating "Wind in the Blood." He currently lives in Northern California.

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Author : Hernan Garcia
Publisher : North Atlantic Books,U.S.
Data Published : 31 July 1999
ISBN : 1556433042
EAN : 9781556433047
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 340 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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