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Exotic pleasures Fascicle III : Curious scientific and medical observations

Engelbert Kaempfer ; translated with an introduction and commentary by Robert W. Carrubba.
  • Carbondale : Published for the Library of Renaissance Humanism by Southern Illinois University Press, ©1996.
  • xix, 219 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
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  • Observation I. The Scythian Lamb, or the Borometz Fruit
  • Observation II. The Torpedo of the Persian Gulf
  • Observation III. Muminahi, or Native Persian Mummy
  • Observation IV. The Persian Dracunculus on the Coast of the Persian Gulf
  • Observation V. Report of Disguun Asafetida
  • Observation VI. Dsjerenang, or Dragon's Blood, Obtained from the Fruit of the Palma Conifera Spinosa
  • Observation VII. Andrum, or Hydrocele (Tumor of the Scrotum): A Disease Endemic and Common in the Region of Malabar
  • Observation VIII. Perical, or Ulcerous Hypersarcosis of the Feet, or Pedarthrocaces, an Indigenous Disease of Malabar
  • Observation IX. Snake Dances of Eastern India
  • Observation X. Two Indian Antidotes
  • Observation XI. Acupuncture: A Cure for Colic Employed by the Japanese
  • Observation XII. Moxa: An Excellent Cautery Much Employed by the Chinese and Japanese
  • Observation XIII. The History of Japanese Tea.
  • Observation XIV. A Defense of Ambergris
  • Observation XV. Kheif, or Keif: Persian and Indian Intoxicants
  • Observation XVI. Magic Spells of the Makassars, or Inhabitants of Celebes.
Other information
  • "Select bibliography": p. 209-211.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0809319764 (acid-free paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 94029042
  • OCLC: 30814505