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The Washing Away of Wrongs : Forensic Medicine in Thirteenth-Century China
by Tz'u Sung




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T'zu's The Washing Away of Wrongs (Hsi y an chi lu), printed in 1247, is the oldest extant book on forensic medicine in the world. Written as a guide for magistrates in conducting inquests, the book is a major source on early Chinese knowledge of pathology and morbid anatomy. Includes a lengthy introductory essay by the translator.

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Overview

T'zu's The Washing Away of Wrongs (Hsi y an chi lu), printed in 1247, is the oldest extant book on forensic medicine in the world. Written as a guide for magistrates in conducting inquests, the book is a major source on early Chinese knowledge of pathology and morbid anatomy. Includes a lengthy introductory essay by the translator.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780892648009
  • ISBN-10: 0892648007
  • Publisher: U of M Center for Chinese Studies
  • Publish Date: January 1981
  • Page Count: 181
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: Science #1

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