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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Ministre des Colonies au sujet de la prophylaxie et du traitement de la lèpre (24 mars 1924)” (reprinted in Annales de Médecine et de Pharmacie Coloniales (AMPC), 22: 125). It was in this context—characterised by political domination, the civilising mission and growing trust in therapeutics—that a series...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Both arguments, however, oversimplify the complications inherent in transforming Japanese colonial medicine to meet American criteria of medical service in early Cold War Taiwan. This article explores the confrontation and conflict that made controversial the transition from Japanese colonial medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Shiyung Liu Because the medical modernization of Meiji Japan has been identified with progress in Asian societies, Japanese colonial medicine has been viewed as a carefully planned project. Colonial propaganda capitalized on this image in bringing “civilization to colonies.” In postwar scholarship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
... political power over contending medical professionals. Invoking the colonial experience as a national disgrace and associating it with the ordeal that indigenous medicine had undergone, practitioners homogenized, expanded, and secured their jurisdictional terrain by both appropriating the techniques and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... contributions from some of the leading scholars of Vietnamese medicine working in Europe, North America, and Vietnam. Its chapters cover a broad period, with studies on ancient medicine in the “geographic space that is now Vietnam” (21), Vietnamese medicine during the French colonial era, and materia medica...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 363–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Soyoung Suh Institute of History of Medicine, Yonsei University Ed., Hanŭihak, singminjirŭl alt'a 한의학,식민지 를 앓다: 식민지 시기 한의학의 근대화 연구 [ The Modernization of Korean Traditional Medicine during the Colonial Period ] Seoul : AKANET , 2008 . 310 pages. ISBN: 9788957331378 6 12 2009 6 12...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
... medicine Botany Medicine European colonial powers viewed Western medicine as a tool of empire. Initially, medical care was seen as necessary for reducing the high mortality rates in the military forces and colonial settlements. Later, medicine came to be seen as an ideal method of gaining the affection...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... gained immunity against American germs by worshiping certain deities. Some people even questioned why the People's Liberation Army failed to defend Chinese soil from the biological attacks of the “Paper Tiger.” In the conclusion, Yang draws on the historiography of colonial medicine and argues that the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of National Medicine, to a large degree because they believed that their vision of medical reform must flourish in Japan's new East Asian colonies first, before the profession could be rejuvenated at home. They hoped that “Eastern medicine,” derived primarily from a Japanese style of medical practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Colonial medicine George Gushue-Taylor The Mission to lepers Leprosy, or Hansen's disease, has lately become a focus of attention in Taiwan. A plan to demolish a considerable part of the Lo Sheng Sanatorium (樂生療養院, or the Happy Life Sanatorium) at Hsin-Chuang, Taipei to house a Mass Rapid Transit...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Korean men away from Vietnamese women, Ch'ae circulated a mythical story about a fatal venereal disease endemic to Southeast Asia that specifically targets male genitalia. Using the theory of subimperialism and postcolonial readings of gender and colonialism, this article reads Ch'ae's story of penile...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to hold sway over Korea, the Japanese had completely taken over health care and reorganized it to supplement the emerging colonial system. In addition, traditional Korean medicine was categorically excluded from any and all official systems. As has been examined above, the health care system in Korea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 167–181.
Published: 01 December 2007
... occupation changed the framework of medical studies both in colonial Taiwan and in the Japanese mainland. Even before the War, Taiwanese medicine had been used as a tool of imperial expansion by Japan. In the 1910s, the Government General of Formosa helped to establish Hakuai-kai (博愛会), which built several...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... reserved. British Malaya Newspapers Colonial science and medicine Health communications So far as we are concerned, we shall be delighted to abandon drains, water supply, plague quarantine and tuberculosis and turn to high politics and the higher criticism as soon as there is some indication that the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... exactly along these lines, all the more remarkable (see Table 1 ). However, the PRC was not the first nation-state to institutionalise traditional medicine. In India, which was under British colonial rule from the eighteenth century to 1947, revivalists underwent a century-long struggle for state...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... use our contemporary disease categories to diagnose the Southeast Asian past ( McNeill 1976 ; Crosby 1986 ). In some of these accounts, responses to disease outbreaks could even be regarded as promoting intercolonial identity. During the 1990s, social and cultural histories of colonial medicine came...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
... conferences) to promote such historical studies in the region. Of course, this default drive may simply reflect the colonial legacy, since training in medicine was the first exposure of most of the colonized elite to Western science—in this regard, postcolonial science studies will necessarily possess strong...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... profession and health care practices have evolved in Taiwan. While the Japanese medical profession was most commonly associated with its colonial influences in Taiwan (1895–1945), medicine in post-WWII Taiwan soon adopted certain aspects of US medicine from the retreat of Republican China in 1949, resulting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
... diseases (such as elephantiasis and malaria) made possible modern tropical medicine, a boon for the British colonial project. During this process, the Scottish physician Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922) discovered that mosquitoes were the intermediate hosts of the human filarial parasite ( Wuchereria...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
... study illustrates how Japan's modernization project was exported to and carried out in its colonies and in territories under its influence. Perrin argues that “Modern, Western science in the forms of engineering, urban planning and medicine played a central role in the development of the Japanese colony...