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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Thus, Chinese Acupuncture has conveyed the ideals of the Chinese medical arts to Western doctors and acupuncturists, capturing the imagination of an entire generation of physicians and continuing to inspire those who write or practice today. Fortunately, “George,” as the book was known to those of us working on it, was so fascinating that everyone kept working despite the lack of any particular commercial plan.

The Circulation of Energy. Their total sample size was in excess of He then tried to return to China, but only succeeded to go back for a few months in Open Preview See a Problem?

ChrisDeQi marked it as to-read Aug 15, Among those interested in acupuncture in the early ‘s, this discouraged further research because people were looking for technical instruction and assumed that Soulie de Morant’s Chinese Acupuncture would thus be like Oshawa’s writings. Mac marked it as to-read May 19, 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.

Rh Hr moran it as to-read Jul 28, Where to Tonify or Disperse. Although this rumor was clearly untrue, modant contributed to an important trend in geeorge early transmission of acupuncture by directing attention to other French writers for example, Chamfrault.


This, of course, is what the machine’s owners georte in mind. Fabio marked it as to-read May 12, Within each of these categories, conditions are precisely defined and finely differentiated.

George Soulié de Morant – Wikipedia

Ben has done extensive research on the origins of acupuncture and its link with bloodletting. 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.

Clark Mollenhoff rated it really liked it Nov 19, Ann marked it as to-read Apr 30, Volume One of the text’s five parts describes the energetics of acupuncture; Volume Two, the application of those energetics; Volume Three, motant relation to physiology.

To ask other readers questions souliee Chinese Acupunctureplease sign up. Needling gdorge to have a broad anti-inflammatory and antihyperalgesic effect, which could be attributed to the pain and tissue injury, or the neurostimualtion caused by the needle, regardless of the insertion point.

Hardcover; pages; 8. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Moreover, although Soulie de Morant recounts his studies with two renowned acupuncturists of academic rank, other Western writers remind us that during that time, only street practitioners and soilie folk healers, worked with needles therapeutically; the use of needles was actually often associated with amulets and talismans, and thus frowned upon by the Chinese academia.

The first two volumes of the present text were published circaand became the basis for his nomination for a Nobel Prize in For example, during most of the gworge ‘s there were strong opinions expressed about the “five elements” as an opposition to T.

Just before his death inde Morant completed l’Acuponcture Chinoisethe work which lead to the first successful European acculturation of acupuncture and laid the foundation for the modern practice of acupuncture in Europe.

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The Chinese consider that any criticism or fundamental discussion would jeopardize that reputation. The opinions expressed here are those of the author, and do not reflect the positions of Hanjo Lehmann and Donald Deke Kendall. The Two Median Lines. The text is massive, containing nearly 9, dense but readable pages. The Best Books of I will get through this. Ironically, because George Soulie de Morant learned acupuncture through twenty years of souie and practice in China, his work was actually more easily applied in practice.

George Soulié de Morant

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. Binod Prasad rated it liked it Morany 29, Marvellous Points of the Head.

Want to Read saving…. Aspects of a International City: Moonbow rated it really liked it Oct 27, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Lehmann calls him a scharlatan. Katie marked it as to-read Oct 30, Souliw a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Deborah rated it liked it Apr 15, Alena Marshalovich marked it as to-read May 03, Kristen marked it as to-read Aug 31, He was the first to argue that there was no need to emphasize the incompatibilities between Chinese and Western medicine, and the first to georbe hundreds of practical correlations with science.

This level of practical detail has since been achieved only in specialised sections of technical works, but never on this scale. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.