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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dong-Won Kim On Low's Morris Building a Modern Japan: Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Meiji Era and Beyond ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2005 ) 4 5 2007 4 5 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the...
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 1   Two early Meiji-era approaches to translation. These are Japanese versions of the Chinese natural philosophy book Bowu xinbian 博物新編 by Benjamin Hobson. Both translations were produced by the same translator, Fukuda Takanori, in 1875 and 1876, respectively. In the 1875 version (left More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shuhei Kimura Kim Boumsoung , Meiji Taishō no Nihon no jishingaku: Rōkaru saiensu o koete [Beyond Local Science: The Evolution of Japanese Seismology during the Meiji and the Taisho Eras] Tokyo : Tokyo Daigaku Shuppankai , 2007 . vi + 174pp , ¥3,360 . 7 4 2010 7 4 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 253–274.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Fig. 1   Two early Meiji-era approaches to translation. These are Japanese versions of the Chinese natural philosophy book Bowu xinbian 博物新編 by Benjamin Hobson. Both translations were produced by the same translator, Fukuda Takanori, in 1875 and 1876, respectively. In the 1875 version (left...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
... development of modern medicine in Japan was not always beneficial to the Japanese people, using the example of the haughty elitism of German-educated doctors that was exposed in the Meiji-era controversy over the etiological factor of beriberi. Apart from a difference in interpretation, however, previous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... object of their filial piety. In the era of the Imperial Rescript on Education and the Meiji Constitution (1890), as well as numerous other forms of state pageantry performed to create new traditions and elevate the emperor and the imperial institution into a national monarchy, students were, not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2019
... replaced Mao-era singers, this article examines this transition from the perspective of “sound regime.” By investigating the role of magnetic recordings from the late 1950s, when China produced its first magnetic tape recorder, to 1983, when millions of people such as Haipeng Yang listened to cassettes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...-Chan has noted that medical Westernization in Meiji Japan was an essential part of consolidated national polity ( kokutai ) and, therefore, “disease was no longer a private misfortune but an offense to public order”; see Lee Jong-Chan, “Modernity of Hygiene in the Meiji Era, 1868–1905: Moralizing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Benjamin A. Elman This article first reviews the political, economic, and cultural context within which Japanese during the Tokugawa era (1600–1866) mastered Kanbun 漢文 as their elite lingua franca. Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges were based on prestigious classical Chinese texts imported from Ming...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
... water ( akusui 悪水) originated from farmers’ opposition to damage caused to their crop fields by leeching from mines that had been opened before the Meiji era. Stolz argues that people's environmental awareness changed, as evidenced by the switch from the term bad water during the Edo era (1603–1867...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 419–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Psychiatry in Japan: From the Meiji Era to the Early Showa Era) . Tokyo : Seikyūsha . Okada Yasuo 岡田靖雄 ( 2002 ). Nihon seishinka iryoshi 日本精神科医療史 (Japanese History of Psychiatry) . Tokyo : Igaku shoin . Watarai Yoshiichi 度会好一 ( 2003 ). Meiji no seishin isetsu: shinkeibyō...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... between German and Japanese scholars after World War I. And finally, it was not so much government policy but rather the cultivation of memorial traditions that helped instantiate the Germanic origins of Japanese medicine's professionalization during the Meiji era. Chen makes much of the hurdles that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 573–579.
Published: 01 December 2011
...” ( Yamashita 1983 : 40). Beriberi in the Meiji Era ( Meijiki ni okeru kakke no rekishi 明治期に於ける脚気の歴史) uncovers the further developments of traditional medicine theories and bacteriological approaches, as well as Western-medicine-based dietary treatments. Yamashita examines the “confusion of old and new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 December 2009
... deceased wished to give his or her body to science. For us, living in the twenty-first century, it is understandable, not to say natural, to make up one's mind to donate his/her body to a medical school. However, in the Meiji era, the person who willingly left his/her body for dissection was thought to be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
... were, Hyôdô argues, ancillary subjects. This is a bit of an oversimplification of Western psychiatry, a failure to take into account the traditions of phenomenology. But she deals with Meiji-era psychiatry of Meiji era under the heavy influence of Kraepelin, so this is a minor point. The transition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
... ). In Beyond local science: The evolution of Japanese seismology during the Meiji and Taisho eras (Japanese) . Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press . Kim D. ( 2007b ). Yoshio Nishina: Father of modern physics in Japan . New York : Taylor and Francis . Liu S. ( 2008 ). The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of medical practitioners was least acute among the Japanese. 3 Medical care was accessible and available in Japanese communities across the islands. These physicians were a product of the new Meiji era, which effectively replaced common practices of the pre-1868 regime. The Tokugawa central...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Meiji-period Japanese scientists as dependent, peripheral, and lacking in both connection and recognition hardly accords, however, with what we increasingly know of their aspirations and actual situations. Meiji-era physicists, geologists, and seismologists, for example (to take the scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
... photography. Third, she places the Japanese history of reproductive politics in the context of international circumstances (viii–ix). After providing background information about reproductive customs and policies during the transition between the Tokugawa and Meiji eras in chapter 1, Ogino describes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the full force of Western imperial power in the crucial early decades of the Meiji era. In Asia, China became the main prize, and its division into spheres of influence occupied the imperial powers at this time. Moreover, this period also saw heavy colonial rivalry and wars in other parts of the globe...