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Tibetan Medicine: The Knowledge of Healing

A FILM BY FRANZ REICHIE DISTRIBUTED BY FIRST RUN/lCARUS FILMS 32 COURT STREET. 21 ST FLOOR BROOK.LYN. NY 1120 I E-MAIL: MAILROOM@FRIF.COM WEB SITE: HTTP://WWW.FRIF.COM 1997, 89 MINUTES COLOR CLOSED-CAPTIONED VHS OR DVD The Knowledge of Healing is the first cinematic effort to record and introduce time-tested, mysterious Tibetan medicine to a Western audience. The film, through interviews with Tibetan doctors, patients, scientists, and the current Dalai Lama, explains the philosoph...

Book Review, Columns

America’s Wars in Asia: A Cultural Approach to History and Memory

America’s Wars in Asia is a complex human reflection of the American war experiences in Asia since 1941. As its subtitle proclaims, it is a collection that focuses on cultural dimensions of these wars. The editors, fully aware of the difficulty of objectively reviewing the fresh memory of the human enmity and of the need to balance an overall view of the wars, aimed to avoid arbitration and show the complexity and diversity in the memory of the wars. The introduction categorizes the seventeen ...