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Author Zhang, Everett, author
Title The impotence epidemic : men's medicine and sexual desire in contemporary China / Everett Yuehong Zhang
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2015
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RC889 .Z48 2015    AVAILABLE    30520020806148
 人文社會聯圖  RC889 .Z48 2015    AVAILABLE    30610020464822
Descript xii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Critical global health
Note The birth of nanke (men's medicine) -- Sexual repression -- One thousand bodies of impotence -- Impotence, family, and women -- The loss of jing (seminal essence) and the revival of yangsheng (the cultivation of life) -- Bushen (nourishing the kidney), shugan (smoothing out the liver) or taking the great brother (Viagra) -- Potency is fullness of life -- Conclusion: If shen (the kidney) is strong, life is good
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-276) and index
Subject Impotence -- Treatment -- China
Men -- Sexual behavior -- China
Medicine, Chinese
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