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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Eva Sternfeld Schmalzer Sigrid , Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . 306 pp. $45.00 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Sigrid Schmalzer’s fascinating new book, Red...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Gonçalo Santos This article revisits the question of the impact of the Green Revolution in the rice-farming region of South China, combining historical and anthropological approaches to technological transformation. The article describes the Chinese “traditional” practice of small-scale wet-rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... packaged their practices of agricultural development into missions sent abroad to Southeast Asia and Africa and in new multinational research centers established in Taiwan. This approach toward development combined different schools of thought: the modernist “Green Revolution” practice of massive technical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and therapeutic choices in Vietnam, as well as the multidimensionality of the biography of pharmaceuticals. Contrary to several recent analyses ( Chast 1995 ; Greene 2006 ), I suggest that the period from the late nineteenth century to the 1940s was crucial for the history of medicines. It was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... countries. However, with the onset of large-scale commoditization of staple crops in the seventeenth century and the climax of the so-called Green Revolution in the mid-twentieth century, 1 the state and select international agencies have typically become the dominant agents in many countries. They...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Change of Life can be said to have made progress over Hundred Years in that the former book includes discussions of science and technology in North Korea, the Green Revolution, the semiconductor industry, and the mechanization of hangul. The three books show well the dark side of the science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 271–276.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Green Revolution and Modern Agriculture The Establishment and Development of Research Institutes in Korea The History of Science and Technology Policies in Modern Korea Bronze and Iron Technology in Ancient Korea Civil Works in Ancient Korea The Korean Hangeul Alphabet and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
...-yielding varieties of rice that, together with chemical fertilizers and pesticides, were key components of the Green Revolution in other Asian countries. By the time international development organizations were able to enter Cambodia after 1991, their attention had shifted toward the promotion of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the Japanese and non-Japanese sides. Grunden's Secret Weapons and World War II is the first English-language book on this topic and is extensively based on numerous Japanese as well as English-language sources available at present. Walter E. Grunden, associate professor of history at Bowling Green...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... proposed as a radical transformation of the Green Revolution rice farming system that was established in Taiwan, fostered by Western powers, during the Cold War. Lo and Chen's analysis exposes the difficulties involved in the attempt to reorient a system that was established around the supply of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
... participation,” “green biotechnology,” “green revolution,” “biotechnology,” “governance and engagement,” and “perspectives on history/local context” (see Fig. 2 ). Also, it was found that articles in which such keywords as body , gender , and women appeared often dealt with topics related to biotechnology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Institute—Asia's largest nonprofit agricultural research center and one of the founding Green Revolution institutions—articulate a different type of practice. For these researchers, biology/evolution is understood as a complex series of relations among genes, biochemical components, structural units, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... understandings on rural poverty, the technoimaginary of the green revolution, and the promise of plenty, linking rural progress with a vitalized market economy. They could therefore draw “tradition” into the ambit of “state,” just as the East Timorese state was being formed within broader spheres of political...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... between the rows of cane, ridging, the plowing in green manure, and of course, fertilizing. Last of all came the harvesting, and farmers were sometimes advised to exterminate harmful insects by hand ( Sugai 1911 ; Miyagawa 1913: 82–96 ). Scientific bud selection and the construction of irrigation works...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... new notion of science into revolutionary practice. Analyzing a variety of science dissemination materials, Sigrid Schmalzer shows in her book Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China (2016) that the state strove to combine local and foreign knowledge and emphasized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... consider how plant breeding came to be at the apex of what Anderson has called the “classic cluster” of crop sciences, those that have dominated the organization and practice of research and development within the CGIAR since the Green Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s ( Anderson, Levy, and Morrison 1991...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., authenticity, healthy lifestyles, greenness, simplicity, traditions, family, home, and familial intimacy converge upon rurality, while those of convenience, modern comfort, urbanity, and hygiene constitute modernity. The coexistence of these two competing discursive systems is not exclusively characteristic of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... . Uekötter Frank 2006 . The Green and the Brown: A History of Conservation in Nazi Germany . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Walker Mark 1993 . German National Socialism and the Quest for Nuclear Power, 1939–1949 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Walker Mark...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009