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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 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... about the presence of the Western pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam before the end of World War II? By collecting a database of information on all documented pharmaceuticals found in Vietnam before 1940, I have been able to identify at least 200 different drug firms exporting there. Most of these were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Vietnam's first war of independence against France in 1954, Hồ Chí Minh's government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam embarked on a process to revive and modernize its traditional medicine with a marked emphasis on its herbal medicines ( Hoàng, Phó, and Huu 1999 ; Wahlberg 2006 ). This process...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... epidemic prevention as it structured itself around the protection and purging of the People ( nhan dan ). This figure originated in Marxist-Leninist thought and was shaped by Vietnamese authorities during the First and Second Indochina Wars in Vietnam ( Montoya 2012 ). “The People” is a figure that emerged...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... global effort to find a biopolitical solution to the world population, but crucially it was also tightly embedded in the specific geopolitics surrounding the country. That geopolitical configuration was Cold War Asia. During the Cold War, Asia was confronted with “hot” wars in Korea and Vietnam...
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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 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 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
... nearly forgotten in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. 2 This introduction serves as a companion to this special issue of EASTS , and I have been commissioned by the editors to address the focus of this issue through the framing question: How and why did Cold War reproductive medicine and family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michitake Aso From the turn of the twentieth century until shortly before the Second World War, private business collaborated with the colonial government in Indochina in the formative development of colonial agricultural science. This article focuses on that development with a particular eye to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... co-opted by Cold War diplomacy in 1959, it was this aspect they chose to emphasize. In 1961, the ROC Ministry of Foreign Affairs established its first technical mission abroad to Vietnam, led by the dean of the College of Agriculture at National Taiwan University, Ma Baozhi (馬保之, Paul C. Ma...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Vietnam, Nam Ngum Dam in Laos, and the Asahan River Dam in Indonesia. This article on the Balu Chaung project analyzes how engineers who had once built large-scale public works for Japan's empire continued to employ their technical expertise abroad after the Asia-Pacific War (1937–45), as Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the war against crime and terrorism trump individual rights and legal principles such as privacy, bodily integrity, proportionality, presumption of innocence. and onus of proof. 23 11 2012 28 8 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Communitarianism liberalism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Family Planning Birth Control IUD Population Biomedicine South Korea Cold War In an editorial published in The New York Times in January 2006 following the admission of falsified images contained in the work of South Korean scientist Hwang Woo...
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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 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... biomedicine, as Tram’s mother worked as a traditional pharmacist. In chapter 4, Shaun Malarney draws the reader’s attention to the early years of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), the setting in which biomedical doctors such as Tram were trained. After winning a vicious war against France and its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 December 2009
... tangled up with the military affairs of the USA in Asia—the Korean and Vietnam wars. (The military is the biggest developer of medical technology as well as the biggest consumer of blood products.) Finally, this book teaches us that the voluntary will for the donation of bodies should be treated not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... parallels the skills of picking with dancing: “Lines of life are pursued through senses, movements and orientations . . . dance is a form of forest knowledge—but not that codified in reports” (241). She explores the motivations of Oregon pickers, including Southeast Asian refugees and white Vietnam War...
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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 June 2019) 13 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., established with South 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...