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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...
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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 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 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
... of the colonial period on current scientific practise 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... patterns for rice in poor 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2011
... accident while working in particle physics as a professor at the University of Chicago. 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 271–276.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Astronomy in Korea Korea's 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
... isolation delayed the introduction of the high-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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 June 2019
... East and Southeast Asian rice societies ( Bray 1986 ). Spurred both by my research on the history of agriculture in China and by my encounters with Green Revolution development projects in Malaysia, I was seeking to formulate an alternative dynamics to modernist models. Discussions with Nakaoka Tetsurō...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
... professor of history at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA, studied modern Japanese history, modern Chinese history, and the history of science during his graduate school days at the Ohio State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara. He wrote his Ph.D. thesis in 1998 entitled...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... range of actors to develop a space for organic rice production in Taiwan. Organic farming was 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
...) The following were regular topics in EASTS : “East Asian STS,” “colonial science,” “gender/perspectives on the body,” “Hwang scandal,” “public participation,” “green biotechnology,” “green revolution,” “biotechnology,” “governance and engagement,” and “perspectives on history/local context” (see Fig...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... International Rice Research 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... “traditional” practices. Developers could bring together 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... : Palgrave McMillan . Russell Sharman Apt . 2014 . Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other Ways of Engaging the World . Corvallis : Oregon State University Press . Schmalzer Sigrid . 2016 . Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... as plowing and harrowing, and continued with the planting of buds, weeding, tilling 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... quickly formulated that aimed at putting the 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... instructive to 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... cultural hierarchy of China as I briefly discussed at the beginning. The signifiers of nature, authenticity, healthy lifestyles, greenness, simplicity, traditions, family, home, and familial intimacy converge upon rurality, while those of convenience, modern comfort, urbanity, and hygiene constitute...