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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... 08 7 2013 07 5 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Traditional medicine archives databases of traditional knowledge history of minority nationality medicines in China China is a multinational, multicultural country, and in China's thousands of years of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... sort into the existing armatures of a powerfully classificatory and officially supported traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). There are profits to be made as well, as new drugs are refined and synthesized from the “natural” powers known to “traditional” practitioners. Scientific knowledge production in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... This has changed only recently with ongoing political and economic processes through which Tibetan medicine in exile has been transformed, since the 1990s, from a regional health tradition into a globally recognizable and clearly defined and delimited medical system. After some reflection on the notion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... model of primary health care and preventive medicine for developing countries (2). Drawing on local archives, published sources, and interviews with former barefoot doctors and, to a lesser extent, their patients, this book significantly deepens our understanding of the role that barefoot doctors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 June 2010
... traumatic for China as she faced imperialist pressures on her territory and intellectual anxieties about her scholarly traditions. The crisis led to efforts to eradicate those parts of Chinese culture that were deemed unscientific, thus unsuited for a modern nation-state—traditional Chinese medicine was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
... . 01 4 2012 01 4 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 2013 The study of medicine in ancient China is as important as it is challenging. The period witnessed the inception of Chinese medical tradition and the establishment of its foundational theories and techniques, yet our...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., the legacy was mixed. While China had developed recognizable antecedents to modern legal medicine, one could not ignore the fact that elements of this premodern tradition were purportedly unscientific and thus unsuitable for use in the modern world. Much as Sun and Zhang had argued in their own...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the American soldiers in the Korean War, the South Korean men in Vietnam replicated the same colonizing desire and will. This article discusses ROKFV venereal disease activities through the following archival materials on ROKFV health and medicine. First, an account of the current archival...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Cold War protectorate of US neoimperialism. This special issue draws on theoretically robust and empirically weighted approaches to examine this shared but contested past. Though the respective histories of medicine in postcolonial Taiwan and Korea have become vibrant sites of scholarly dialogue, there...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
... aspects of the subject. Post-war scholarship on colonial medicine in Taiwan embraced the diffusion model, which implies a surplus of advanced medical resources from the Japanese Empire that overflowed to the colonies. Such interpretation potentially supports the traditional pursuit of social history...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Warwick Anderson Abstract This article offers an overview of science and technology studies (STS) in Southeast Asia, focusing particularly on historical formations of science, technology, and medicine in the region, loosely defined, though research using social science approaches comes within its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Stephan Kloos This article analyzes the history and development of Tibetan medicine in exile from the perspective of the pervasive Tibetan exile narrative of preservation and loss. Through combined ethnographic and historical data, it shows how the preservation of traditional Tibetan medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... a consequence of the globalisation of tradition, adds one more case study to an already large archive. In that sense, it is predominantly of local significance in that it ties the historiography of Chinese medicine to globalisation theories. Yet, it also moves into the other direction by bringing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
... private dispensaries, usually owned by Taiwanese clinicians, grew to 263 by 1940 ( Taiwansheng xingzheng zhangguan gongshu 2016: Table 484 ). By the end of the 1930s, more than 90 percent of doctors in Taiwan practiced Western medicine, while only 2 percent treated their patients using traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... druggists and imposed on them metropolitan rules for dispensing therapeutic substances. Between 1916 and 1938, a series of rulings attempted to redefine Sino-Vietnamese medicine as a natural and inoffensive pharmacopoeia limited to the treatment of common and benign ailments. 11 10 ANVN (Archives...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., highlighting the specific dynamics between these scientific realms. In this new form of medicine, I argue, the prevention of disease aligns illness entities with drug responses in a biopolitical work of differentiation, with significant consequences for traditional methods of social research. 26 12 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 343–353.
Published: 01 December 2016
... postwar Okinawa local women's organizations and female midwives were the major family planning instructors to introduce couples to “traditional” methods, such as the use of condoms and diaphragms and the rhythm method. Sawada also points out that family planning fieldworkers considered the culture of son...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... By analyzing archival materials and historic scientific periodicals, this article identifies the transnationality of early Taiwanese and WHO epidemiological studies on mental disorders and addresses gaps in their scientific and historiographical discourses. Moreover, this article associates the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... later become Jikei University, a major production center for navy physicians ( Kira 2006: 758–62 ; Nakayama 2008: 698–700 ). This private medical college in Tokyo carried on the tradition of British medicine that focused on the clinical treatment of patients rather than on laboratory research. It...