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The healing green, cultural synaesthesia and triangular comparativism

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This article asks what kind of ‘fatigue' (lao) the Chinese “Five Twig Powder” with qing (green) twig ingredients treated. If one considers the pronunciation of the colour term qing a phono-aesthetic aspect of the treatment, the Chinese ‘sound of greenness' can be compared to the Anangu ‘smell of greenness' that medical practices effected after the first rains in Australia's deserts (Young, Diana 2005. Th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00141844.2020.1768137

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7734-4712
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethnos Journal website
Volume:
86
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
295-308
Publication date:
2020-06-01
Acceptance date:
2019-12-17
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EISSN:
1469-588X
ISSN:
0014-1844
Source identifiers:
1078277
Language:
English
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pubs:1078277
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uuid:142dae12-4680-4f85-ab3c-5a9f36a91de0
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pubs:1078277
Deposit date:
2019-12-18

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