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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Fabio marked it as to-read May 12, Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Even today, treatments are provided based on his fantasies. Lists with This Book. Rick rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Presumably, he then became the French Consul in several Chinese cities. Finbar rated it it was amazing Aug 30, The Forefather of Mornt Energetics, a Charlatan? He remained in China for almost two decades, winning Chinese acceptance and gaining entrance to the highest circles of Chinese society.

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.

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

Any Riechi Saraiva marked it as to-read Mar 26, Ironically, because George Soulie de Morant learned acupuncture through twenty years of research and practice in China, his work was actually more easily applied in practice. Trivia About Chinese Acupuncture.


In many ways, he anticipated modern Western and Gdorge needs by showing biomedicine how to expand its clinical gaze to include the qualities and relationships discovered by Chinese physicians.

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. Having been trained in Japanese acupuncture, Mary found it fascinating.

Thus, Chinese Acupuncture has conveyed the ideals of the Chinese medical sohlie to Western doctors and acupuncturists, capturing the imagination of soupie entire generation of physicians and continuing to inspire those who write or practice today. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Moonbow rated it really liked it Oct 27, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Volume Five, a detailed treatment repertoire, is still the largest of its kind in a Western language.

Moreover, although Soulie de Morant recounts his studies soulis two renowned acupuncturists of academic rank, other Western writers remind us that during that time, only street practitioners and rural folk healers, worked with needles therapeutically; the use of needles was actually often associated with amulets and talismans, and thus frowned moraht by the Chinese academia.

Without a Chinese language glossary, the scope of Soulie de Morant’s work was so great that it would be impossible to insure the transmission did not become garbled.

George Soulié de Morant

Lehmann calls him a scharlatan. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. For example, during most of the early ‘s there were strong opinions expressed about the “five elements” as an opposition to T.

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.


George Soulié de Morant – Wikipedia

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. Complementary Medicine Health Books. Material for Young Learners: The Possibilities of Acupuncture. This time, its theories were based on the laws of meridians where points teorge from the affected areas are needled according to intricate algorithms.

Volume 5, a detailed treatment repertoire, is still the largest of its kind in a Western language. The prevailing story is that he was a child prodigy, and in addition to speaking fluent English and Spanish, he also learned Mandarin from a Chinese man who lived in Paris, and who according to family friend Soulje Gautier, a French writer spent an afternoon with the young George writing Chinese characters or ideograms in the sand.

This book has an interesting history, which is described in the introduction by Paul Zmiewski. Mussat inspired me with the strength of his conviction and his creative merging of two disparate traditions of thought and medicine.

In particular, his fifth book, “Treatments,” was invaluable because it was arranged much like a homeopathic repertory and could be easily accessed. Special Points of Each Meridian. Sources of Energy I-IV. Return to Book Page.