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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Colonial medicine George Gushue-Taylor The Mission to lepers Leprosy, or Hansen's disease, has lately become a focus of attention in Taiwan. A plan to demolish a considerable part of the Lo Sheng Sanatorium (樂生療養院, or the Happy Life Sanatorium) at Hsin-Chuang, Taipei to house a Mass Rapid Transit...
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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
..., hospitals, and leper colonies—where new subjectivities might be fashioned (e.g., Anderson 1998a , 2008; Aso 2013 ). There are intriguing resistances in these historical narratives, including the studious avoidance of mental illness, in contrast to African and South Asian histories of psychiatry. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Nampo, on their way to shrines in South Asia. Local potentates in what became Southeast Asia sent missions northwards into China. Traders from southern China migrated toward equatorial lands, sometimes marrying into indigenous families. During the nineteenth century, Chinese laborers also moved south...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: Medical Missions to Nineteenth-Century China” is Li Shang-jen's (李尚仁) analysis of a series of confrontations between Christian missionaries and Chinese literati. Li points out that Western missionaries won the admiration of potential converts by performing surgical operations. But some antimissionary...