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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
...-creates. The second genealogy shows zheng to be central to a much older series of redefinitions of Chinese medicine and Chinese medical practice that extend from the eleventh century to the present. Read together, these two genealogies—neither of which should be seen as exhaustive—raise three important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Chinese people as a whole. “Nationality medicine” ( minzu yiyao ) has become the general name for the traditional medical knowledge and practice of all the minority nationalities, or ethnic groups, in China. It is a general academic category and implies a working definition that views multiple types of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
... medical practices Qigong Biyun Norway Body–mind Qi (“life energy”) Globalization In the past few decades, several Asian medical and health-enhancing practices, including Chinese qigong 1 , have spread from their place of origin to numerous new localities all over the globe ( Alter 2005 ; Hsu...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... opens itself up to all of the criticisms that have been made of biomedical models of menopause insensitive to local variations in women's experience. Furthermore, there is no evidence that modernising Chinese medical interpretations of menopause have increased its effectiveness in clinical practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 June 2016
... between the government and medicine. The Northern Song was a high point in the history of Chinese medicine, a period when the imperial government made great efforts to promote medical developments. Many scholars explain these developments from the angle of renzheng 仁政 (benevolent governance). Fan's work...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 December 2017
... eight chapters and each chapter focuses on a specific topic regarding ginseng. In chapter 1, “Plants, Medical Knowledge, and Consumption Culture: The New Direction of Ginseng Research,” Chiang investigates previous ginseng research throughout Chinese history and discusses new methods for conducting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... character, we introduce Zhuang nationality medicine. First we consult two leading scholars of Zhuang medicine about history and theory, then turn to the informational and practical character of the medical textbooks they have collaboratively published. Turning then to our recent field research in Guangxi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jia-shin Chen J. Chen Department of Psychiatry, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No. 291, Jhongjheng Rd., Jhonghe, Taipei 23561, Taiwan Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan email: jschen1973@gmail.com LIU SHAO...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... example, studied medicine in Kyoto from 1753 to 1756 under Confucian teachers who were followers of the “latter day” Song-Jin-Yuan traditions of medicine known in Tokugawa as the Goseiha 後世派 group. Norinaga also read works by those who sought to revive ancient Chinese medical practices (古醫方) lost since...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Alexandra Ryan Taijiquan ( t'ai chi ch'uan ) is a Chinese martial art that has grown substantially in popularity and global reach since the mid-twentieth century. Known as an ‘internal’ martial art that combines combat techniques with meditation and longevity practices, it has influenced, and been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of knowledge formation in that period and how science and technology interacted with social and political concerns. Historians of Chinese traditional medicine rely primarily on medical texts, since practices were traditionally restricted and arcane. Li studies the formation of medical exemplary texts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... terms “medical expert” or “expert in medicine” rather than “physician.” They reflect better the different social realities lying behind these Chinese expressions, as we shall see later. Before giving an insight into the uses we can make of these biographies for historical research in medicine, I shall...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Colin Millard This article examines forms of knowledge and medical practice in three generations of Bon medical practitioners in Tibet. A key component of the discussion is the way in which Tibetan medicine, and particularly the two principal texts of the Bon and Buddhist medical tradition, serves...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... science. Yet, as this volume shows, the commercialisation of Chinese medical archives has not merely resulted in the commodification of medicine and the flooding of the health markets with Chinese propriety medicines. We simultaneously observe a proliferation of Chinese meditation practices, similarly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... this American appropriation of Chinese medical practices, psychological and spiritual elements once inherent to Chinese medicine in terms of religious categories are reemerging. 1 Such developments have not taken place in Germany, where the acupuncturist as an independent profession does not exist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... successful globalization of Chinese medicine, in the accurate translation of culturally grounded concepts, and in the transmission of clinical practices. As it stands, however, there is still no agreed-upon standard for the translation of Chinese medical texts into English. The atmosphere surrounding...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lijing Jiang In 1988, the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology in mainland China was born at the Peking Medical College Third Hospital in Beijing. The Chinese media soon celebrated the IVF achievement for its scientific modernity, as well as for its indigenous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... , 156 – 78 . London : Routledge . Law John , and Lin 林文源 Wen-yuan ( 2010 ). Cultivating Disconcertment . Sociological Review 58 , no. S2 : 135 – 53 . Lin Wen-yuan 林文源 and Law John ( 2014 ). A Correlative STS? Lessons from a Chinese Medical Practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
...) makes a similar observation in the context of Chinese medicine, while Lawrence Cohen (1995: 320) argues more generally that “the formalism, coherence, and synchronicity of a system do not seem to map well on to medical knowledge and practice in situ .” To be fair, much of this was clear to Leslie...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 505–511.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Medicine in Urban Japan . Berkeley : University of California Press . Meyer Fernand ( 1981 ). Gso-ba rig-pa: Le système médical tibétain . Paris : CNRS . Pordié Laurent , ed. ( 2008a ). Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World: Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice...