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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Japan's expansion as far as Australia and New Zealand. We will examine his moral dilemma, how he wrote his work on tropical climate, and his interpretation of Huntingtonian environmental determinism. Through the analysis of Ogasawara's works, we are able to see at least one aspect of Japan's colonial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... nationalism marked by idealism and pride in China'sancient philosophy and cultural heritage, has evolved into a medicine that thrives on the contemporary global health market in a neoliberal climate. This latter form of Chinese medicine, which the author, in accordance with its Chinese promoters, calls...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 December 2018
... which the Anthropocene, an era where human activity represents the greatest influence on climate and the environment, will ravage the ocean and the degree to which the ocean will avenge our depredations. The social and historical study of science could do worse than track these flows and exchanges...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jeremy Vetter Abstract On the US Great Plains frontier in the late nineteenth century, perhaps no area of scientific knowledge was more contested than the weather, which connected with debates around the long-term climate of this semiarid region. Observation of the weather was shared across the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
... substantial space to the issue of climate change, and Hot Science does analyze how attempts to commodify carbon dioxide work on the ground. It also shows that “climate change has become an issue that ministries, research institutes, universities, and local and international NGOs are scrambling to address...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... The present-day term, mafeng , became popular only after the Ming dynasty. From the mid-seventeenth century the disease gradually became associated with the south. The hot and damp climate of the Lingnan region, which includes Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangdong, and Guangxi provinces, was believed to be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 629–632.
Published: 01 December 2013
... rationally by people they themselves would never lay eyes on? The story has not come to an end. Muscolini's book provides an illuminating account of the beginning of the journey. References Bäckstrand Karin , and Lövbrand Eva ( 2007 ). Climate Governance beyond 2012: Competing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
... biological, geographical, and climatic diversity and “the plant kingdom as a whole” (1). Von Verschuer argues that the idea of Japan’s traditional agriculture as based predominantly on the irrigated cultivation of rice emerged as a result of reading the surviving premodern written sources, mostly of an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... As I met people who decided to remain in highly contaminated areas, unwilling to give up their homes or conceive of themselves as refugees, I asked myself, why did they stay? We are living in an era of man-made catastrophes, from climate change to corporation-enriching wars. In time, I believe...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Tang's engagement with Western anatomy (chapter 2). After exploring the ways in which Tang's background, travels, and social networks informed his trajectory as a scholar-physician, this chapter presents an interesting discussion of the status of anatomical inquiry within the intellectual climate of mid...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... ). While modeling interactions among diseases, social organization, and cultural frames, Anderson tracks infectious disease geographies and ecologies made even more changeable by climate warming (malaria, for instance, is now reaching the highlands of New Guinea, no longer confined to just the coasts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
... related to climate, environment, and hygiene. Chapter 3 shows how Manson connected what was known about the filarial parasite and elephantiasis to the cases he was seeing of malaria. He applied the methods of comparative pathology and the concepts of perfect adaption and the harmony of nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2010
... easily fell prey to the hazards of a volatile climate. To these observers, upper-class Chinese seemed meek and effeminate, while those from the lower classes and from northern China struck them as strong with a remarkable capacity for enduring great pain and hardship ( Li Shang-jen 李尚仁 2005 ). Even...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... position, this time couched in climate rather than geology, by calling the Japanese a “typhoon people.” The tempestuous and “wet” nature of the Japanese, Watsuji argued, had everything to do with the periodic violent storms that lashed their islands, and the moist lush climate those storms helped produce...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...) were able to weather tough political and economic climates by drawing on transnational support for one another. Conversely, Bix focuses on how engineering became more open to women because of a labor shortage in the United States during the Second World War, and the women's continuous trajectory in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 323–330.
Published: 01 June 2019
... posed by Cooper in which there is an intersection with political forces. Considering the importance of climate change in today’s social and political sphere, it is not surprising that citizen-science communities have arisen to support and lead research around climate change. However, due to certain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 June 2018
... China in 1972, including renewing contacts with Chinese scientists who had stayed in the United States after 1949. That same year Zhu published his last major scientific paper, titled “A Preliminary Study on the Climatic Fluctuations during the Last 5000 Years in China,” which reconstructed Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
... two or three seasons every year. The new policy to promote quality rice production and consumption has stimulated new interest in the improvement of japonica rice varieties, a subspecies grown in the temperate climates of China's northeast, where rice can be cultivated only during one short season...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... long-term history of a disease concept, in relation with themes of epidemics, space, climates, constitutions, and skepticism, and, more generally, by paying close attention to the social and cultural circumstances in which it was embedded, this book will be of great value for people interested in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... dual crisis of climate change and economic uncertainty, humanists and social scientists have actively integrated the concept of nature into their analyses. They reframe existing assumptions of ontology to move beyond the overtly representational and anthropocentric tones of the cultural turn...