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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 303–326.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Karine Carole Chemla This article aims at highlighting a radical change in the materiality of tu between the time when they were first mentioned in Chinese mathematical texts in the third century commentaries on Canons and the thirteenth century, from which there are abundant illustrations in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 453–474.
Published: 01 December 2009
... nineteenth-century homicide case drawn from Yilibu's “Elementary Models for Studying Cases” (1838) to examine the observational and analytical procedures used in inquests to transform effects of violence on a body into evidence for adjudication. Not only did these techniques reinforce relationships of power...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... eighteenth century is then contextualized within a new, socio-cultural framework to understand the local, regional, and urban role of the Confucian teacher–scholar in a rapidly changing Tokugawa society. The concluding part of the article is based on new research using rare Kanbun medical materials in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Kenji Ito Hein Laura , Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan Washington, D. C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press , 2004 6 2 2009 6 2 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yu-Lin Chen Schmalzer Sigrid , The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 . 336 pp. ISBN: 9780226738604 . Zhang jian 張劍 , kexueshetuan zai jindai Zhongguo de mingyun: yi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Aya Homei Kawagoe Osamu Tomobe Ken'ichi , eds., [ A Risk Called Life: Reproductive Strategies of Twentieth-Century Society ] Tokyo : Hosei daigaku shuppankyoku , 2008 . 318 pp. ¥3,570. 8 10 2008 8 10 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Akinobu Takabayashi Kawagoe Osama Suzuk Akihito , eds., [ Classifying Lives: Social Modernity and Medical Strategies in the Twentieth Century ] Tokyo : Hosei Daigaku Shuppankyoku , 2008 . 332 pp. ¥3,675. 31 8 2008 31 8 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sigrid Schmalzer Xiong Weimin 熊卫民 , Dui yu lishi, kexuejia you hua shuo: 20 shiji Zhongguo kexuejie de ren yu shi 对于历史,科学家有话说:20世纪中国科学界的人与事 [ Scientists Have Something to Say about History: The People and Issues of Twentieth-Century China’s Scientific World ] Beijing : Dongfang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Hans Pols Harper Tim and Sunil S. Amrith , eds., Histories of Health in Southeast Asia: Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2014 . viii +250 pp . $25.00 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 For historians...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Cho-ying Li In response to the failing mechanisms of hydrological management in the Lower Yangzi Delta in the fifteenth century, some officials and local specialists collaborated to form a new strategy, which was in opposition to that used in the conventional practice, to solve the problems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Dayk Jang © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 In “Globalization, Scientific Lexicons, and the Future of Biology,” Keller observes that biology has in the past been a noun-based science and claims that twenty-first-century biology should progress to being a verb-based...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Hsiu-Yun Wang © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 It was not until I was asked by Keller's former student at MIT Wen-Hua Kuo to write this article that I realized Evelyn Fox Keller, in the form of her intellectual fruits, has been with me for a quarter of a century. Her...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kuang-chi Hung Chen 陳恒安 Heng-an , Ershi shiji houbanye Taiwan yanhuaxue pujizhishi de siweiyangshi 20 世紀後半葉台灣演化學普及知識的思維樣式 [ The Thought Styles in Popular Evolutionary Knowledge in Taiwan in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century ] Taipei 臺北: Jiyigongcheng 記憶工程 , 2009 . 233 pp...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Hsiang-Fu Huang Dawson Gowan , Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . viii + 480 pp. $50.00 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 It is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Yawen Cheng; Yu-Hwei Tseng Yen-Chiou Fan 范燕秋, ed., Duoyuan xiangqian yu chuangzao zhuanhua: Taiwan gonggong weisheng bai nian shi 多元鑲嵌與創造轉化:台灣公共衛生百年史 [ Diverse Embeddedness and Creative Transformation: A Century of Public Health in Taiwan ] Taipei : Yuan-Liou , 2012 . 480 pp. NT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jia-Ming Ying Which texts should be canonized, and what mathematical knowledge could be considered “standard,” were important issues for practitioners of mathematics in premodern East Asia. The Jiuzhang suanshu had been listed as one of the mathematical canons in Korea since the seventh century...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Alexandra Ryan Taijiquan ( t'ai chi ch'uan ) is a Chinese martial art that has grown substantially in popularity and global reach since the mid-twentieth century. Known as an ‘internal’ martial art that combines combat techniques with meditation and longevity practices, it has influenced, and been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... were known in local history writings during the late imperial period, Song had garnered relatively little attention among those who handled forensic examinations, despite the fact that his work had impacted Chinese forensic practices for centuries. In modern times, by contrast, Song has been praised by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Philip S. Cho; Nathan Bullock; Dionna Ali The socially calculated Asian body is an abstract discursive space bridging early twentieth- and twenty-first-century Pan-Asianism across multiple scientific understandings of race and ethnicity. In the early twentieth century, the pan-Asian body was a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of science in cultural encounter. It also urges STS scholars to pay more attention to the field sciences. Although the focus of the article is on science and British imperialism in nineteenth-century China, its conclusions address an important aspect of the history of East Asian science, technology...