By Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korn
Of the main American educators and healers within the chinese language clinical career demystify chinese language medicine's centuries-odl method of future health. Combining japanese traditions with Western sensibilities in a different combination that's proper this day, among HEAVEN AND EARTH opens the door to an unlimited storehouse of information that bridges the space among brain and physique, concept and perform, expert and self-care, East and West.
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IV As a matter of fact, the focus of my study is not entirely on revolutionary but rather also on postrevolutionary China. Revolution here refers to a specific historical practice in China, which we can define, in a form of shorthand, as a social-political practice that takes the form of a large-scale military resistance with the goal of capturing state power. Relative to this revolution, after 1949, China essentially entered a postrevolutionary period, which is of course a metaphorical reference.
These contradictory elements were juxtaposed to one another in postrevolutionary socialist China, giving rise to various radical conflicts during this period. In this sense, I do not think it is enough to identify sources of contradictions in socialism as emanating only either from Chinese tradition or external threats. We must also enter and explore the structure within, or the apparatus itself, to look for the roots of the contradictions. When contradictions abound, they cause crisis in a society.
Rebecca Karl, China’s New Order, ed. Theodore Huters (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003), 139–87. 12. Badiou, “The Communist Hypothesis,” 42. INTRODUCTION | 7 the world that is both universal and diverse. It is in this sense that I believe that revolutionary China is one of the most important [conceptual and historical] legacies of the twentieth century. Precisely due to this particular local political experience, which is also a particular local literary experience, there also exists a complex relationship between revolutionary China and traditional China.
Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine by Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korn