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Published: 01 December 2009
Fig. 3 Medical books written versus medical books preserved Fig. 3. Medical books written versus medical books preserved More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
... area concerned about science”—wrote Yasushi Kakihara and Shigeo Kato, editors of the book Murakami Yoichiro no kagaku-ron: Hihan to outou 村上陽一郎の科学論: 批判と応答 (Yoichiro Murakami’s Science Studies: Critiques and Response), in the introduction (3). 1 At the beginning of the 1960s Murakami started his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2011
... remarkable book, the first work in the history of science in modern and contemporary Korea since Kwahak kisulsa ( History of Science and Technology ), volume 3 of Hyondae hanguk munhwasa taegye ( The Cultural History of Contemporary Korea ) (Seoul: Korea University Press, 1977), and Hanguk kwahak kisul...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 June 2011
... high-quality works, let alone the research developed from a social history perspective. Two representative books, developed from doctoral dissertations, are Xin Zhongguo yu xin kexue and China's Scientific Elite . Both offer insights into the establishment and development of science in the People's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 November 2014
... historiography, then the result is a deeply reduced, constrained form of inquiry. As the field of the history of medicine in (modern) Korea continues to grow, with at least three books forthcoming (Theodore Jun Yoo, Sonja Kim, Jinkyung Park), and several recent dissertations indicating the prospect of more, I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2012
... research on colonial medicine published in English, he aims to construct an overarching framework for Japanese colonial medicine. Liu formulates three goals in this book: first, to describe the formation and adaptation of Japanese colonial medicine in Taiwan; second, to understand Taiwan's experience in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that religious practitioners in China specialized in varied forms of healing. However, only a handful of book-length studies give exclusive, extended attention to this aspect of Chinese therapeutic culture ( Maspero 1981 ; Gai 2001 ; Strickmann 2002 ; Sakade 2007 ), 1 making Lin Fushi's recent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 March 2012
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2012
... have been documented in Wetlands, Petrochemicals, and Imagining an Island, comprising contributions by forty-five writers and richly illustrated with photographs selected by the well-known documentary filmmaker Ke Chin-Yuan. The book's preface, “Era of No Bystanders,” was written by Prof. Wu Ming-Yi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., as the book is concerned more with subjects who bear the stigmata of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and illegal drug use in a marginalized ethnic society than with the objects, knowledge, and (infra)structures that are dubbed “technoscientific” and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 573–579.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Japanese history. In short, there is a general lack of critical analysis. He also misrepresents the historical record to defend the protagonist of his latest book. Yamashita's narrative across his four books is as follows: Beriberi before the Discovery of Vitamins ( Kakke no rekishi: Bitamin hakken izen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 423–428.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Vera Dorofeeva-Lichtmann, and Georges Métailié, is an important addition to the literature. Devoted mainly to the study of Chinese graphic elements, the book examines their role in society, history, and culture. The volume's significance lies as much in its methodology as in its broad coverage. Most of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., celebrated annually on 12 March. A crucial element of Hu's book is its discussion of the role of culture in the conservation movement. In Republican China, people adopted Western attitudes toward leisure and consumption. Traditional belief in what may be described as “the unity of nature and man” yielded to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 591–595.
Published: 01 December 2011
... essential to the regime's survival” (xvii). This book consists of nine chapters. Chapter 1 gives an overview of the scholarship on policy studies and science studies and explains how the two can benefit each other. By concisely introducing the analytical approaches and conceptual tools employed in this book...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 581–584.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Hideki Kawahara is a professional historian, and this book is an outcome of his painstaking work on the history of mathematics in Choseon (朝鮮, 1392–1910). Before this book was published, the only book covering the whole history of Choseon mathematics...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and this “modern freedom from nature” was attained based on their culture, society, and history. In her new book, The Road to “Family Planning”: Politics over Reproduction in Modern Japan , Ogino Miho, who specializes in gender studies, details how ordinary people's dream of controlling reproduction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... : Matthiesen , 2010 , 205 pp. €34.00 15 11 2011 15 11 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 This book is an analysis of a small group of Japanese medical students who studied abroad in Germany before World War I and became professors of medicine at the University of Tokyo. Drawing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2012
... materiality of paper, and networking practices are little explored in this book. However, this work does help expand our understanding of craft knowledge as a matrix of relations in the midst of local societies and different levels of state making. References Eyfert Jacob ( 2010 ). Craft Knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and presenting his ideas as part of his own life story, the book offers new ways of thinking about a leading historian of science. The book is in three parts. In the first part, which is largely autobiographical, Harrison portrays the collapse of an old community in an increasingly commercialized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 06 1 2012 06 1 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 This richly detailed book is a veritable master class in how to construct a “woman's history of medical care” when the available primary sources are almost all written by men. Over the past two decades, Lee Jen-der has been a...