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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Shao-Hua Liu LEUNG ANGELA KI CHE Leprosy in China: A History New York : Columbia University Press , 2009 . xi+ 373 pp. $55 29 10 2011 29 10 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Angela Ki Che Leung's book traces the long history of leprosy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Wen-Ji Wang At a time when colonial governments were reluctant to launch comprehensive anti-leprosy programmes in the first half of the twentieth century, international charity organisations and medical missionary workers were keen on tackling this highly moralised disease. The same applied in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 In 1996, the Japanese government finally repealed its 1931 Leprosy Prevention Law. This law had required the segregation of some sufferers of the disease and resulted in the establishment of a system of national sanitaria that eventually housed more than ten thousand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Chinese medicine was pushed aside. Angela Ki Che Leung's chapter on leprosy shows how the study of a single disease can inform us about the inter-relationship between cultural traditions, medical knowledge, social attitudes, and political policies. Leung weaves together several threads presented by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... deficiency. A similar study, Angela Ki Che Leung's “The Historical Nosology of Li / Lai (癘∕癩) in China,” suggests that the dafeng , li , lai , and mafeng described in ancient medical books may not be equivalent to Western medicine's definition of leprosy. The evolution of the concept of mafeng was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the West on the other hand, she proposes a new path of rethinking Chinese “modernity” from indigenous historical trends before 1800. Leung's own research in the history of leprosy encompassing both the late Imperial and post-Imperial periods can be seen as an excellent example of this approach...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... whole, the articles addressed issues related to, but not necessarily overlapping with, the author's two previous monographs on late imperial philanthropic societies and leprosy in China. For the purpose of this review, I will leave aside summaries of individual chapters and attempt instead to offer a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 603–607.
Published: 01 December 2017
...—not only colonial but also corporeal and therapeutic. The cases presented included household books from early twentieth-century Korea, leprosy in colonial Taiwan, in-vitro fertilization technology, and ethnic concerns regarding drug development in East Asia. Although for some STSers these topics have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... institutions, various health programs have been implemented, such as family planning, tuberculosis and leprosy control, and immunization. The main drawback of government health provision in Ladakh is that it provides inadequate coverage for the area's medical needs, despite the fact that there fifty-five...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... advertisements instead of other documents should be explained. In “Modern Taiwan's Policy Changes regarding Hansen's Disease,” Fan Yen-chiou 范燕秋 looks at Hansen's disease (i.e., leprosy) at three different periods—the colonial decades (late 1920s to 1945), the postwar era (1945–49), and a period of reaching...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... treatment of leprosy in the colonies: 8 CAOM (Centre des Archives d'Outre-mer, Aix-en-Provence, France), RST NF (Fonds de la Résidence Supérieure du Tonkin, Nouveau Fonds) 3852, “Classement de la Province de Lang Son parmi les régions moyennement malariques, 1913”; RST NF 4024, “Rapport sanitaire...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Colonial sciences in former Japan’s imperial universities, East Asian science, technology, and society . An International Journal , 1 ( 2 ), 147 – 211 . Wang W. ( 2007 ). ‘Laying out a model village’: George Gushue-Taylor and missionary leprosy work in colonial Taiwan . East Asian Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of patients. Patients, their families, neighbors, and pupils of elementary schools were screened, and carriers were discovered and studied ( Nihira 1937 ). For the classic imperialist view of other diseases such as leprosy, see Edmond 2006 and Tanaka 2015 . 7 Takita Jungo (1896–1957...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... years later, the new premises, renamed the Mental Hospital, were completed, capable of housing twelve hundred patients. In 1930, the new site of the Singapore Leper Asylum was built nearby, though a ward for female leprosy patients had been constructed there in 1926. Hailed as “three square miles of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with their Korean counterparts, IU worked through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Education, the two bodies responsible for dealing with the necessities of public health. For this time period, this meant dealing with disease problems such as tuberculosis and leprosy, two...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... navy’s approval, he returned to Hawaii the following year, this time to study leprosy on the island of Molokai, where patients had remained sequestered. 22 His experience on the West Coast and then in Hawaii transformed him into a transnational physician with a curious mix of international flavors: he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Medicine 70 , no. 1 : 94 – 118 . Anderson Warwick ( 1997 ). “ The Trespass Speaks: White Masculinity and Colonial Breakdown .” American Historical Review 102 , no. 5 : 1343 – 70 . Anderson Warwick ( 1998a ). “ Leprosy and Citizenship .” Positions 6 , no. 3 : 707 – 30...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... called jungle junk rot, Bangkok leprosy, Bangkok syphilis, Saigon crotch rot, and Saigon syphilis, this lethal disease has its origin attributed to the Japanese Isles during the American Occupation (1945–52). The disease was then found again in Korea during the Korean War, and then resurfaced in Vietnam...