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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Ming dynasty Jiangnan The period spanning the late fifteenth century and the first half of the sixteenth century witnessed a rapid deterioration in the hydrological management of the Lower Yangzi Delta (hereafter, Jiangnan 江南; for its location, see Map A). As scholars have demonstrated, one of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 445–448.
Published: 01 September 2017
... making in the late Qing. When introducing brown powder, An Overview of Jiangnan Arsenal ( Jiangnan zhizaoju ji 江南制造局记, 1905) simply adopted the general description of black powder set out in such military works as A Summary of Firearms ( Huogong qieyao 火攻挈要), which was published at the very end of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 433–435.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Xinzhong's Qingdai Jiangnan De Wenyi Yu Shehui (清代江南的瘟疫与社会 Plague and Society in Qing Jiangnan , 2003). Most of these offer theoretical discussions in addition to case studies that place disease within concrete social institutions, economic situations, and customs. In Zhongguo jindai jibing shehuishi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to sources that have been marginalized. In the realm of medicine, editor Bretelle-Establet argues that the Complete Library 's disproportionate inclusion of texts by authors from Jiangnan (the lower Yangzi River area) has focused almost all historical work on medicine in late imperial China on that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 September 2012
... per se. Yu Xinzhong's article on folk medicine in the Qing lower-Yangzi region provides the most thought-provoking material in this section. By outlining the continued popularity of religious healing in Qing Jiangnan, he shows how we might have always overestimated the share of the medical market...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... bacteriology did not affect leprosy research in China. Chu-shan Chiang investigates a family that lived in Jiangnan during the late Ming dynasty to discuss physician–patient relationships. Chung-lin Chiu employs the concept of gegu liaoqin ( 割股療親 , i.e., cutting one's own flesh to heal one's relatives...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... eighteenth century, interprovincial grain trade became the de facto method for the two largest regional economies, the Jiangnan region and the Pearl River Delta region, to secure the necessary rice supplies. Guangdong obtained its rice from Guangxi; the middle-Yangzi provinces relied upon Hubei and Hunan. By...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Jiangnan region. Second, recent scholarly interest in the public health projects of the Republican period has drawn our attention to the dynamic relation between personal health and state projects. A pioneering study by Ruth Rogaski (2004) has shown how a new concept, that of “guarding life,” became...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Shanlan, who worked together on mathematics textbooks; Joseph Edkins and Li Shanlan for biology textbooks; and many others associated with the Jiangnan Arsenal in Shanghai. The linguistic gestalt merging neologisms and classical terminology provided Chinese readers a transitional passage to an indigenous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... with fire, damp, south, and the southern people (from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries); (c) as a disease category of its own that should be distinguished from cold disorders (early seventeenth century); (d) as a local (southern, Jiangnan) medical current with its own system of diagnosis...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 327–333.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of expertise to be able to collaborate effectively across the boundaries of different kinds of knowledge and skill. Cho-ying Li's study of hydraulic policy in Ming Jiangnan documents exactly such a case of collaborative construction of knowledge between local experts and high-ranking officials...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... books, as originally intended, the Complete Books eventually turned into a collection of highly selective texts, which for late imperial periods hailed from Jiangnan and shared the most orthodox scholarship of the time, namely, evidential scholarship. It is very difficult to ascertain the extent to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... person to translate Western hygiene-related writings into Chinese was John Fryer (1839–1928), who, at one point, held a position in the Jiangnan arsenal. Fryer translated a number of books with the word hygiene in the title, including Discussion of Chemistry and Hygiene (1880) and Preliminary Studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 June 2010
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Jiangnan region because of its repertoire of gentle, cooling formulas that were thought to be well suited to the supposedly delicate constitutions of southerners ( Hanson 2011 ; Scheid 2007 ). For reformers like Lu, the Treatise with its pithy, time-tested formulas, its use of potent, frequently warming...