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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... accelerating the appearance of new and powerful medicines created via research. In this paper, I examine the introduction of sulfa drugs in a colonial Southeast Asian setting, French Vietnam. First, I focus on when and how (through what channels) these drugs were introduced in the country, and assess the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michitake Aso Zink Eren , Hot Science, High Water: Assembling Nature, Society and Environmental Policy in Contemporary Vietnam Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press , 2013 . 304 pp . $80 hardcover, $30 paperback © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Eren Zink's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Alfred J. Montoya This article explores the collection, compilation and circulation of contested quantitative data within an emerging HIV/AIDS apparatus in Vietnam, a United States–led apparatus that prioritizes indicators of performance, fiscal efficiency, and quantitative measures of program...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jane S. H. Kim This article examines the Korean medical history of the Vietnam War, particularly, the sexual activities and venereal disease control of the Republic of Korea Forces in Vietnam (ROKFV). For Ch'ae Myŏngsin, the commander of the ROKFV, the largest overseas military dispatch in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alfred Montoya Abstract This article examines emerging strategies employed by nongovernmental organizations working in HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Vietnam that have been put to work in the recent past in the context of precipitous declines in US funding for such work through the President’s...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ayo Wahlberg This article examines the making of a national medicine in Vietnam. How can it be that the medical traditions in Vietnam came to be described as Vietnamese during the course of the twentieth century? In this article, I suggest that historical contingencies in Vietnam have facilitated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... penetration—South Korea and Singapore—and two countries with a relatively low level—India and Vietnam. In each country we see how different forms of the human emerge, in part out of the ways in which technological infrastructure develop and intertwine with social order. In this introduction we reflect on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Indochina Vietnam French colonialism Rubber plantations Agriculture Development Science In Colonisation ambiguë , a sweeping overview of the history of French colonialism in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 nursing medical aid South Korea Germany Vietnam Cold War migration technical assistance free-world assistance In the aftermath of the Korean War, the symbolic and material reconstruction of South Korea began, with much of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Vietnamese traditional medicine (VTM) and its relationship to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Together these books highlight the considerable advances that have been made in recent years in understandings of the history of medicine in Vietnam and open up the conversation in several new directions. They...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of native oppression. Jane S. H. Kim's study examines the venereal disease control of the South Korean military during the Vietnam War. During the war, the South Korean government dispatched over 300,000 soldiers to aid the United States in the fight against the communist takeover of the former...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 257–260.
Published: 01 June 2014
... they prefer to think of primary sources as stars or fish, historians will find much to appreciate in this volume. It is eclectic but coherent. Its “Asia” includes Mesopotamia (three essays) and India (three) as well as China (six) and Vietnam (one), and the historical periods addressed range from the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... replicate their successes abroad, beginning in 1959 with the agricultural technical mission to Vietnam ( Hedden 2003 ). 1 Through this narrative, this article seeks to interrogate the complexities and competitions among rival ideas within the grand narrative of development, focusing on the intellectual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2008
... quasicolonial interventions in the Caribbean, including the building of the Panama Canal, the influence of the Cold War and competition with the Soviet Union on relationships with the developing world, the American experience in the Vietnam conflict, the first Persian Gulf War, and an epilogue that considers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the editors of this special issue set for them: namely, to examine Asian medicines as living traditions that are relevant to the field of science studies broadly conceived. The articles by Sonya Pritzker, Ayo Wahlberg, and Paul Kadetz examine how traditional medicines in Vietnam, the Philippines...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... examined the environmental consequences of colonial and national development projects in French Indochina, or Vietnam, impressing on us other facets of the impact of scientific modernity on Southeast Asia. In his meticulous recreation of the practices of French forestry, Frédéric Thomas (1999 , 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... intellectual cooperation Since the earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011, the Japanese nuclear industry has intensified efforts to increase its exports to countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, and Turkey. This direction seems odd, because the Fukushima disaster amply...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Korea’s decision to dispatch combat troops to the Vietnam War, would establish a research institute similar to itself in Vietnam, prompts us to feel the irony of history” (156), the author’s historiographical sensibility is also evident. Chapter 4 deals with the construction of public research systems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
... somewhat lacking, with many states—particularly those of Southeast Asia—ignored entirely. When one considers the significance of science and technology for the experiments in “Asian democracy” that ultimately yielded totalitarian regimes in Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Myanmar, this strikes me as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... commodity, has never been homogeneous or unchanging. Individual farmers, commercial plant breeders, and scientists in places like Germany, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, and China all attempted to develop rice with genetic and physical characteristics to meet their particular desires. Those desires ranged from...