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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 453–474.
Published: 01 December 2009
... freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Forensic medicine Inquest Coroners Autopsy History of the body Law Qing dynasty History of death In 1829, a man from Sichuan named Shi Darong was traveling to Tengyue subprefecture in Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... scientific definition would fit with the “traditional” cultural recognition of death and the body in Japan. The history of Japanese organ transplantation came concurrently with the first heart transplantation in 1967. The first heart transplantation in Japan the following year provoked strong criticism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
... between brain death and organ transplantation was central to the emergence of abstracted legal notions of informed consent. At the same time, he makes a case that the history of brain death is an example of the social construction of death itself. Finally, it should be noted that the 11 March 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... series of events prompted an explosion of interest in the history of leprosy in Japan among journalists, scholars, and activists. A quick check of Amazon Japan using the keyword Hansenbyō (i.e., “Hansen's disease,” the term that has replaced raibyō or “leprosy,” which is now regarded as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Death) . Taipei : Academia Sinica Li Jianmin 李建民 ( 2009 ). Gudai yixue de zhishi xingshi 古代醫學的知識形式 (The Form of Knowledge in Ancient Medicine) . In Lüxingzhe de shixue 旅行者的史學 (Out of Place: Travels throughout Chinese Medical History) , edited by Jianmin Li , 69 – 130 . Taipei...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 September 2012
... example, Tamiflu has caused very severe side effects on some Japanese children, including hallucination and death. The problem, Kelly and Nichter maintain, is that while attention to local biology, such as how diet, environmental factors, and cultural practices interact with the body's perception of drugs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... discussion we report some of the history of archiving and database construction with special reference to Tibetan and Uighur medical history. And we conclude by discussing some of the practical, conceptual, and technical challenges that face any such project to systematize traditional bodies of knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 November 2012
... years later (1957–58) and caused approximately seventy thousand deaths in the United States. “Hong Kong flu,” the last, came in 1968, taking another thirty-four thousand American lives by the end of 1969. Science and history both confirm Harrison and Hung's concern that an outbreak of superflu may be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
... immediately after the publication of Structure 's Taiwan translation in 1985, which would constitute Taiwan's first development of a field known as history and philosophy of science (HPS), along with related fields like Foucauldian and feminist research. The third part of this essay briefly describes an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... He influenced histories of scientific ideas and STS in Japan and East Asia. Around the same period, a new history of medicine in modern Japan started to take off. Many historical studies of modern medicine in Japan are published in English. This special issue tries to examine the relationship between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... entering Nagasaki from China. These new, critical currents of Chinese medicine in Japan provided the impetus later for growing Japanese interest in Dutch Learning and modern Western medicine. This article is dedicated to Nathan Sivin for his contributions to the History of Science and Medicine in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... image and meanings of Song Ci have been negotiated in China over the Republican period (1912–49) and after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. It argues that a confluence of modern developments—new concepts of national and world history, the successful implementation of legal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... death were presented in Taiwan during the 1930s correlated with economic growth, increases in personal income, and social stability. In his article “The Patient's View: Doing Medical History from Below,” Roy Porter (1985) maintained that research into the history of medicine should focus on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... West. As Furth's monograph attests, they also played a significant role in the history of science in non-Western parts of the world such as East Asia. In Europe and China specifically, abstract medical understandings of the body both shaped and reflected the status, role, and experience of women in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the chemistry departmental history well attests, but the work that took place there would for a long time resolve any tension between the basic and the applied—especially military-related—forms of research, at least from Eyring's perspective. 15 Eyring, though he would undertake numerous projects...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... limited to the cutting-edge topology of characteristic classes and fibre bundles. I thought I could perhaps expand my research range…. In order to solve these problems, I made an analysis and survey of trends in the history of topology. ( Wu 2004 : 15) This survey led him to believe that classical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., cardiograph, and thermometer were invented and subsequently influenced societies. However, recent historians have turned their attention to the technology-in-practice to show a unidirectional history intertwined by devices, clinicians, and users. This paper aims to follow this line of study by focusing on a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kah Seng Loh The case of Singapore explores the history of mental illness in a British colony, port city, and Chinese coolie town. As a colony, Singapore not only received Western psychiatric expertise from the metropole but also suffered from the inner contradictions and failings of colonial rule...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Paul Jobin Walker Brett L. , Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2010 . 302 pp . $24.95 (paperback), $50.00 (cloth) . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Toxic Archipelago has been well...