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Published: 01 September 2013
Fig. 1   Map of Tibet. Drawn by the author Fig. 1 . Map of Tibet. Drawn by the author More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 353-379.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Fig. 1   Map of Tibet. Drawn by the author Fig. 1 . Map of Tibet. Drawn by the author ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 397-423.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Mingji Cuomu In the last ten years, there has been a dramatic reduction in medicinal plants in Tibet. This situation has attracted the attention of many researchers from different professional backgrounds, yet very few documents have been published on the general theoretical context and the actual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (2): 135-159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... extraordinary degree of homogeneity that is found neither in old nor in modern Tibet (cf. Craig et al. 2010 ; Adams, Schrempf, and Craig 2011b ; Hofer 2012 ). The Tibetan government-in-exile's political agenda informing this kind of institutionalization and homogenization showcases the strong links among...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 467-486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... diverse forms Tibetan medicine has retained certain unifying features. Since graduating as a Tibetan doctor from Lhasa Medical College in 1990, Lobsang has practiced Tibetan medicine for the last twenty-two years in various locations in Tibet, India, and the United Kingdom. This article discusses his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 335-351.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... While the incorporation of most ethnically Tibetan regions into the People's Republic of China from 1949 onward led to the modernizing of Tibetan medical curricula within Chinese-controlled Tibet ( Janes 1995 ), Tibetan medical schools and family traditions outside China maintained much of the premodern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 381-395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... it also has clear external boundaries distinguishing it from Ayurveda, Unani, or Chinese medicine, not to mention a well-established institutional apparatus in contemporary Tibet and the Tibetan exile. So what are the reasons for this—in retrospect quite monumental—oversight? One important reason...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (2): 133-134.
Published: 01 June 2017
... were too experimental to be successfully received, and the fragility of the hospital resulted in the inevitable parting of TCM and Kampo as the war intensified. In his article on Tibet's traditional Sowa Rigpa medicine as reestablished in exiled communities, Stephan Kloos outlines how, just like the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 97-100.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are sometimes foregrounded, sometimes not, and how Tibetan medicine might help change science practices internationally. The volume's thirteen chapters look at this interaction in Tibet, India, Russia, and the United States in both past and present. What all the chapters share, according to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 453-466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... reference to the Sherpas' practices of hospitality, descendants of their Khampa cousins in Tibet, inhabiting the Everest region in Nepal, Sherry Ortner asserts that “feeding is culturally considered to be an act of great power” (1979: 68) and is very often overtly manipulative in order to generate the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 101-104.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Sowa Rigpa in remote Himalayan valleys and making their own herbal medicine as part of a small-scale, essentially premodern moral economy. In Chinese Tibet, as elsewhere, though, the dominant form of Sowa Rigpa is taught in medical colleges, and treatment is based on standardized, factory-made pills...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 487-504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... are pronounced the same. 7 Thus continuing a Tibetan cultural tradition that Pordié (2008b: 26) and Janet Gyatso (2004: 84) note existed in Tibet from the eighth century and continued into the twentieth century. 8 On the role of oracles in the healing process in Ladakh, see...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 461-478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... mixed minority nationality medical works. In addition, the plan also urged the development and support of thirty-five clinical and research institutions: six in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, five in Tibet Autonomous Region, and five in Xinjiang Uygur Autonmous Region; four in the provinces of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 505-511.
Published: 01 September 2013
...) promoted the expansion of Buddhism and with it the dissemination of its science and medicine to the neighboring civilizations in Tibet, Korea, and Japan. This historical legacy is contained in the contemporary names: in Japan traditional doctors practice kampo 漢方, “Chinese recipes,” and in Korea they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 425-451.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Rigzin explained: When Trogawa Rinpoche 17 came to help us make ngul chu rinchen tsho thal , he brought some materials with him and put them into this medicine. These were given to him by his root guru, Dzongsar Khyentse, 18 who lived in Tibet. These things were from very long ago, so the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 161-164.
Published: 01 March 2010
... one thinks of other train projects—Latour's intelligent transportation system involving new information technology; the Beijing-Tibet railway involving difficult engineering challenges of building on softening tundra and in high mountains; the Indonesian-built high-speed train from Jakarta to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (2): 211-227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... come to terms with the professional, political, epistemic, and metaphysical requirement of relating to Western technoscience and its versions of reality, see Farquhar 2012 , 2015 for the People's Republic of China and Adams 2001 for the People's Republic and Tibet. Also see Lin and Law 2015 for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 417-437.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., Yao). Our project has not attempted to study the quite established medical systems of Tibet, Xinjiang Uyghur, or Inner Mongolia (see Zhu 2006 ; Samuel 2013 ; see also Zhen and Hu this issue). Minority nationality cultural nationalism has been encouraged and partly regulated since the end of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 485-506.
Published: 01 December 2008
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 563-588.
Published: 01 December 2017