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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Alexandra Ryan Taijiquan ( t'ai chi ch'uan ) is a Chinese martial art that has grown substantially in popularity and global reach since the mid-twentieth century. Known as an ‘internal’ martial art that combines combat techniques with meditation and longevity practices, it has influenced, and been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., understanding of acupuncture treatment. Both discuss Westernized aspects of Chinese medical practice that, in their hybrid forms, flourish in certain niches of the contemporary health markets Simultaneously, various meditative techniques and forms of the martial arts ( wushu 武術) are also increasingly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... University Press . Prakash Gyan 1999 . Another Reason . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Ryan Alexandra 2008 . Globalisation and the “Internal Alchemy” in Chinese Martial Arts: The Transmission of Taijiquan to Britain . EASTS 2 : 4 525 – 43 . Sang-Hun, Choe...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
...; most notably, Daoist longevity and immortality techniques, Buddhist meditations, life-cultivation arts ( yangsheng ), medicine, and forms of the martial arts (e.g., taijiquan ) (Despeux 1989 , 2005 ; Engelhardt 2000 ; Frank 2006 ; Harper 1998 ; Kohn 1989 , 2000 , 2006 , 2007 ; Lo 2001...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... after 1966. Qigong did not regain its official backing until, in 1978, a reformist government proclaimed the Four Modernisations ( sige xiandaihua 四個現代化). This did not mean that meditation practices derived from Daoist, Buddhist and Confucian traditions nor that those of the martial arts stopped to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... members had historically served as advisers in the art of archery, horse riding, and general manners for samurai. In an attempt to standardize Japanese manners under the Ogawasara school style, its head, Ogasawara Seimu 小笠 原清務, petitioned the Tokyo municipal government to include the teaching of etiquette...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... science, the content of the debate is philosophical. Contrary to the typical way the science wars are portrayed, the conflict is a metaphysical battle fought by conscripts who have limited training in the martial art of philosophy” ( Lynch 2001a : 53). Also, “The science wars are open to all comers. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the east has always been in lack of documents” ( Nam 1985d: 4 ). This is one of the reasons he tried so diligently to write Korea's own mathematical treatises. The other piece of evidence comes from a preface Nam wrote, in the final year of his life, for martial official and fellow yangban...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... commoners rose in social standing because of their classical literacy, landless warriors fell into poverty and disrepute because the style of life to which they were bred submerged them in debts to merchants. Many samurai, recognizing that success required literacy rather than martial arts, now studied to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Digoel. Boven Digoel might just be ahead of its time. There were some “traditional” dances of Java and Sumatra, like martial silat or pentjak , practiced by the internees in Boven Digoel, but the sporting life in the camp was modern through and through. Soccer was the big thing, and this was before...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
... continuous martial law in world history (1948–87), even as the United States, in a Cold War context, referred to the island as “Free China.” This freedom also distinguishes Taiwan from the perceived authoritarianism of the mainland Chinese government, which continues to claim Taiwan as its province. Even...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Taiwanese politicians, attempted to organize an opposition party. Lei was thereupon arrested, charged with failing to report the former communist affiliations of one of the magazine's employees, court-martialed, and given ten years.” ( Moody, 1988 , 92) Yin Haiguang was one of those authors of editorials...