The History of Massage PDF ePub eBook

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The History of Massage free pdf From the people of ancient Greece to the tribes of the Pacific Ocean, massage has been a significant element in medicine, midwifery, folk healing, and athletics. Yet the rich presence of healing touch is rarely manifest in the telling of human history. Now, for the first time, Robert Noah Calvert offers a comprehensive history of massage that spans the globe. Starting with the healing art's ancient foundations, Calvert's "History of Massage" leads us through Greek temples and Middle Eastern bathhouses, Chinese martial arts traditions and Native American sweat lodges, to discover the significant role of touch therapy in the life of the world's people. With rich use of anecdote and illustrated text, the author details the cross-cultural healing and sensual applications of massage, the development of massage technologies, and the emerging trends of massage in the twenty-first century. "History of Massage" is groundbreaking work that should not be missed by anyone interested in massage and its benefits for healing.

About Robert Noah Calvert

Robert Calvert, founder and president of "Massage Magazine," has been a leader in the field of massage for more than twenty years. Author of the "International Massage" and "Bodywork Resource Guide," his work has appeared in numerous publications including "Body, Mind,

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Author : Robert Noah Calvert
Publisher : Healing Arts Press
Data Published : 01 April 2002
ISBN : 0892818816
EAN : 9780892818815
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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