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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 China from antiquity...
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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
... 2012 In 1996, the Japanese government finally repealed its 1931 Leprosy Prevention Law.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 people. In the aftermath of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 June 2010
... narrow focus on the health of the colonizers to expanding medical resources and supporting charitable efforts in setting up a comprehensive medical network. However, it was also through government activism that traditional Chinese medicine was pushed aside. Angela Ki Che Leung's chapter on leprosy shows...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... 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 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 few observations after...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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 ( Leung 2009 ). The other three...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 603–607.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 often been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 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 doctors are present, a significantly high figure compared with doctor:patient...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 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 out to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
...;” pharmaceuticals themselves were thus seen as potential ‘civilising tools.’ 8 Indeed, the Minister of Colonies Albert Sarraut declared in 1924, in a circular letter on the treatment of leprosy in the colonies: 8 CAOM (Centre des Archives d'Outre-mer, Aix-en-Provence, France), RST NF (Fonds de la Résidence...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
... 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, Technology, and Society: An International Journal , 1 ( 1 ), 111 – 133 . Wittner D. G. ( 2008...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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) graduated from Keio University and became a member of the Kitasato Institute. In 1935–36 he studied at the London School of Tropical Medicine and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 of the most common public health issues, as well as the problem of parasites...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... been, they were enough for him to resume and complete his remaining studies in six months at the Cooper Medical College (Ōsawa 1925: 265). With the medical degree and then the navy’s approval, he returned to Hawaii the following year, this time to study leprosy on the island of Molokai, where patients...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., 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 happiness,” the spacious Mental Hospital soon filled to capacity with patients...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... History of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... rapidly spreads through the body, and at the tertiary stage of the disease the genitalia fall off. Also 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016