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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 3 The second non-discursive/non-verbal element in chapter 16343 of the Great Classic comes from another Southern Song book (chapter 16343, p. 14b–15a) Fig. 3. The second non-discursive/non-verbal element in chapter 16343 of the Great Classic comes from another Southern Song book (chapter More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 8 The “ Tu of the sandbank 沙洲圖”, in Qin Jiushao, Writing on mathematics in Nine Chapters, Yijiatang congshu , 1842, chapter 5, p. 13a Fig. 8. The “Tu of the sandbank 沙洲圖”, in Qin Jiushao, Writing on mathematics in Nine Chapters, Yijiatang congshu, 1842, chapter 5, p. 13a More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 10 The “ Tu of the parapet Nüqiang tu 女牆圖”, Qin Jiushao, Writing on mathematics in Nine Chapters , edition in the Yijiatang congshu , 1842, chapter 13, p. 3a–b Fig. 10. The “ Tu of the parapet Nüqiang tu 女牆圖”, Qin Jiushao, Writing on mathematics in Nine Chapters, edition in the More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 9 The “ Tu of the observation of the distance of the enemy 望敵遠近圖”, Qin Jiushao, Writing on mathematics in Nine Chapters , edition in the Yijiatang congshu , 1842, chapter 8, p. 21a–b. Fig. 9. The “Tu of the observation of the distance of the enemy 望敵遠近圖”, Qin Jiushao, Writing on More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 7 Dai Zhen's restoring of Liu Hui's tu 圖 for proving the correctness of the procedure for the diameter of the inscribed circle, impression of The Nine Chapters in the collection 武英殿聚珍版 (1774), chapter 9, p. 20a Fig. 7. Dai Zhen's restoring of Liu Hui's tu 圖 for proving the correctness More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 1 A common page from the Great Classic with only characters arranged in columns of the same width (chapter 16343, p. 2b–3a) Fig. 1. A common page from the Great Classic with only characters arranged in columns of the same width (chapter 16343, p. 2b–3a) More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 2 The first diagram in the Great Classic comes from a Southern Song book, possibly a quotation from an earlier book (chapter 16343, p. 3b) Fig. 2. The first diagram in the Great Classic comes from a Southern Song book, possibly a quotation from an earlier book (chapter 16343, p. 3b) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... insightful examination of the nature of Chinese modernity. The book is not exclusively about traditional Chinese medicine, nor is it entirely a book about Western medicine. Instead, each of the work's eleven chapters probes different aspects of the complex interweavings of medicine, science, and politics...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
... dynamics, introduces eight case studies on the politics of reproduction in Japan, Okinawa, the People's Republic of China, Nepal, Laos, and the Republic of Korea. The chapters are organized both thematically and in chronological order. The first two chapters fall under the first theme: “Women and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2011
... “naturalistic approach,” the view that philosophy of science should be researched in the same way as empirical sciences are) are the main topics of the third section. A critical assessment of Taiwan's philosophy of science since the 1950s concludes the book. Chapter 1 gives a clear and accessible summary of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... superpower—a valuable account that reveals agency and constraints of a recipient country. The first chapter prepares the reader for the meat of the book with a survey of US international agricultural aid programs. Since 1948 the Marshall Plan provided over $130 billion in capital, technical assistance...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2018
... new places. The focus of this book on the processes and historical facts of international technology transfer and management distinguishes it from many others studying MNEs in a globalizing world. The book consists of an introduction, twelve substantive chapters, and an afterword. In order to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 December 2017
... book is divided into eight chapters and each chapter focuses on a specific topic regarding ginseng. In chapter 1, “Plants, Medical Knowledge, and Consumption Culture: The New Direction of Ginseng Research,” Chiang investigates previous ginseng research throughout Chinese history and discusses new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
... research performed in reality? (b) What problems of research processes exist in such laboratories? (c) How is the system of forensic science established? The book consists of eight chapters. In chapter 1, Suzuki gives the background to her study of forensic science, explaining some special features of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are sometimes foregrounded, sometimes not, and how Tibetan medicine might help change science practices internationally. The volume's thirteen chapters look at this interaction in Tibet, India, Russia, and the United States in both past and present. What all the chapters share, according to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Organismen ( General Morphology of Organisms , 1866), thereby describing his route to monism. Chapter 1 presents Haeckel's early career in marine biology. In particular, Sato emphasizes the role played by the death of Anna Haeckel (née Sethe, 1835–64), Haeckel's first wife. This tragedy not only influenced...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 463–466.
Published: 01 September 2017
... cases in point are Kenji Ito's observation that Japanese Nobel laureate Yukawa Hideki noted the influence of “oriental philosophy” upon his own physics (chapter 2), and Guillaume Lachenal's study of how the Cameroonian physician Victor Anomah Ngu helped promote the discourse that his alternative AIDS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with several important subjects relating to the history of medicine in modern China such as missionary medicine, early psychiatric asylums, urban and rural health care, and the conflict between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The book covers a long period and its chapters...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
... DiMoia provides snapshots of six different biomedicine stories to evaluate the changing culture of health and disease as a reflection of South Korean nation building since 1945. In chapter 1, the author outlines Korean health conditions before biomedicine advanced. He argues that at the end of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... government power. Rather, they point out that one of the most important features was the continuance between colonial and postcolonial status. For instance, Yip (in chapter 7) argues that Japan's social support system played an important role in the post–World War II antimalaria programs in Taiwan...