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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Publisher’s Comment This book has an interesting history, which is described in the introduction by Paul Zmiewski. Marvellous Points of the Head.

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The text is massive, containing nearly 9, dense but readable pages. Chinese Acupuncture by George Soulie De 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.

Volume Five, a detailed treatment repertoire, is still the largest of its kind in a Western language.

But it also has an interesting publishing history. In his book, Acupuncture EnergeticsHelms writes:. He remained in China for almost two decades, becoming well accepted by the Chinese people, and gaining entrance to the highest circles of Chinese society.


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Hardcoverpages. Faizal Fazrin marked it as to-read Dec 01, Yuliani Chandranata added it Jan 13, This level of practical detail has been achieved since only in specialized sections of technical works, but never again at this scale. This use of needles consisted mostly of the so-called locus dolendi treatment, where needles are placed solely in the vicinity of the affected area s. Thanks dw telling us about the problem.

Volume One of the text’s five parts describes the energetics of acupuncture; Volume Two, the application of those energetics; Volume Three, their relation to physiology. Noel Tuason marked it as to-read Mar 15, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. He guided me to perfect my clinical skills geofge to start teaching.

[George Soulié de Morant : the first French expert in acupuncture].

This text mprant divided into 5 parts: He was the first to argue that there was no need to emphasize the incompatibilities between Chinese and Western medicine, and the first to propose hundreds of practical correlations with science.

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Various Actions of the Meridians. The text is divided into 5 parts: 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. Wednesday is currently reading it Jul 19, 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.


This level of practical detail has since been achieved only in specialised sections of technical soukie, but never on this scale. The first two volumes of the present text were published aroundand became the basis for his nomination for a Nobel Prize in We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

George Soulié de Morant

Even today, treatments are provided based on his fantasies. Tom marked it as to-read Aug 10, Although his life’s work was to be acupuncture, his literary output was voluminous and covered every aspect of Chinese life. The Chinese consider that any criticism or fundamental discussion would jeopardize that reputation.

Katherine Teisinger added it Nov 20, morantt Moska Daniel marked it as to-read Jun 10, It was nominated for a Nobel prize and provided the foundation for French acupuncture. Marvellous Points of the Upper Limb. The Transformation of Energy.