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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 253–274.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Meiji era bunmei kaika civilization and enlightenment translation technology publishing Throughout the 1870s Japan's nascent telegraph network began to take shape, crisscrossing the country and linking major centers to hitherto remote provincial ones. For the new Meiji government, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 2015 11 7 2016 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Kampo medicine Chinese medicine Eastern civilization Eastern medicine Sino-Japanese War Treatise on Cold Damage (Shanghanlun Shōkanron) presentation shō / zheng In December of 1939, a new journal of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
... enlightens the specificity of critical approaches to science in the context of an emerging power that was a military dictatorship. The authors describe how a group of students and professors, most of whom had been trained as scientists and engineers, created a discussion circle to foster a critical and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... stamp on government policy. The sentiments contained within these official documents were bolstered by a long tradition of clarion calls to “revere the emperor, expel the barbarian,” to pursue “civilization and enlightenment,” and, of course, to build Japan into a “rich nation, strong army.” In addition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
... strong army” and “civilization and enlightenment” 2 and thus exerted an important colonizing force in their own right. These new concepts about the nature of colonialism have recently inspired scholars to take a cross-disciplinary approach in engaging the theoretical, historical, and discursive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-sufficiency for Japan's empire centered on providing indigenous tribes with food and education in exchange for their land and labor. This vision appealed to a wide range of actors, including police officials and government bureaucrats, who argued over how to civilize the aboriginal population; botanists and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... adding to broader debates on the governance of the colony. Collectively, the articles and editorials of the print media in British Malaya were not only indicative of the extent of involvement of colonial civil society in public health. Their narratives also reflected underlying tensions between state and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... reversion to Japanese administration. The US Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (USCAR) put forward emigration as a solution to Okinawa's population pressures and refused to enact the EPL, although the Government of the Ryukyu Islands (GRI) sought to implement the legislation. This article reveals...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the East Asian region and in relation to the “West.” Education was, according to Fukuzawa Yukichi 福沢諭吉 and other Enlightenment thinkers, one approach to the civilizing of the nation. Yet, this new civilization based on nineteenth-century social Darwinism had a different physical standard than that of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... always already been ecological, readers may wish to reconsider what it means to be human in an age of civilization and enlightenment. Situated squarely in the discourse of the Anthropocene as popularized by atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen, Miller makes a bold and important move: he questions the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., civilize, and enlighten the “backward” indigenous communities. For instance, colonial government in Hong Kong, as depicted by Yip in chapter 2, began to identify the issue of sanitation with lifestyle and living conditions of Chinese communities, connecting antimalaria policy with environmental improvement...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 271–276.
Published: 01 June 2017
... astronomy, geomancy, mathematics, and medicine. It accomplished this in conjunction with Chinese and Japanese science in an intellectual dynamic not unlike that between classical Roman civilization and post-Enlightenment Britain. During the modern period, Korea is a rare example of a destitute, developing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... . Oda I. ( 1997 ). Nihonjin wa itsukara sekkachi ni nattaka (Since when have the Japanese become impatient? Tokyo : PHP Kenkyujo . Okada Y. ( 1994 ). Meiji kaireki: ``Toki'' no bunmei kaika (The Meiji reform of the calendar: ``Time'' and the movement for civilization and enlightenment...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Furthermore, the efficacy of this package was immediate, which made modern Western medicine a suitable representative of modern civilization. Indeed, the efficacy with which epidemics could be prevented was powerful enough to render all of the contents of this package of modern civilization, which included...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... into the war, while the commander of China's southern fleet, who had already engaged the French in the South, reserved his resources for southern defense. China's bigness, not its traditional civilization, was its greatest weakness. Chapter 3, on manufacturing and trade, addresses indirectly the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of science from a global or world-historical perspective. Sarton was a humanist and internationalist with a strong bent of Enlightenment universalism ( Sarton 1931 [1987] ). Needham blended Marxist cosmopolitanism with a romantic love for China ( Blue 1998 ; Finlay 2000 ). Both soared above...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... colonization, therefore, it was said to be a matter of vital importance for the colonizing governors to capture Taiwanese minds ( Ino 1905 , 63–71). 3 Showcasing the positive aspects of Japanese “civilization” could be a means to illustrate to the Taiwanese why the Japanese newcomers should rule the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the “early modern world” group, on the role of a group of Enlightenment women in Spain in upgrading the service in a foundling hospital. This “early modern world” group had an account of the first Spanish scientific expedition to America (1571–1651); some analysis of the work of Portuguese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... modernity and the emergence in eighteenth-century Europe of what Joel Mokyr (2010) calls “Industrial Enlightenment” as its central theme, and as the point of reference for discussion of other societies? This prompted me to ask whether world history in itself offers a satisfactory alternative to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... other one completely. The 1980s were called the “new age of enlightenment” on the mainland. The strict logic of logical positivism and the philosophy of Popper were seen as demonstrating the strength and charm of science and reason and as meeting the needs of Chinese ideological circles and...