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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Francesca Bray We might think that scholars in the fields of national, comparative, world, or global history of science and technology engage with each other in fruitful dialogue and see their works as part of a common cumulative project. But such is not usually the case. This article identifies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Wei Qian 潛偉 方一兵 Yi-bing Fang , Zhongri jindai gangtie jishushi bijiao yanjiu: 1868–1933 中日近代鋼鐵技術史比較研究 : 1868–1933 [ The History of Iron and Steel Technology in Modern China and Japan, 1868–1933: A Comparative Study ] China : Shandong Education Press , 2013 . 283 pp . RMB¥50 . © 2016...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
... would offer fresh perspectives based on unique local experiences, shared cultural and colonial histories, similar geological and meteorological conditions, and comparable location. He reminded his readers that East Asian societies traditionally have their own way of understanding nature, with a value on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 153–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... cultural and colonial histories, similar geological and meteorological makeup, and similar global positions (p. 13) EASTS studies are indeed different from simply applying Western STS perspectives to East Asian ‘area studies’ (p. 5) Fu also mentioned the importance of social practice and local contexts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kjell Ericson Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa zenki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和前期の科学思想史 [ Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan: From 1920 to 1960 ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō , 2011 . 432 pp. ¥5,400 . Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa kōki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和後期の科学思想...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
... science that emerged in South Korea took a form substantially different from critiques elsewhere, linking this difference to political and institutional causes. 08 11 2011 07 01 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 South Korea comparative history critique of science science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... people, and to do fundraising and other projects. Yeah, it has been an exciting journey. Matt: I wonder about the way you just narrated the rise of the g0v movement. Compared to the kinds of civic-tech movements in the United States and Canada, like Code for America, I’m struck by the role of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 December 2018
... propose a third methodology that compares historical processes with oceanic flows. Scientific breakthroughs and attendant practices and emergences circulate beyond their controlling agents to interact with other currents and forces beyond their initial space-time horizons. They merge, converge, submerge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... production is framed variously as “food security” for the poor and as a key objective of “agricultural modernization” for a new class of dynamic farmers in a progressive market-oriented food production sector. In this article we present a comparative study of two rice development projects in East Timor that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 581–584.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Sung-khun Kim KAWAHARA HIDEKI 川原秀城 Chōsen Sūgakushi: Shūshigakutekina tenkai to sono shūen 朝鮮数学史: 朱子学的な展開とその終焉 [ The History of Choseon Mathematics: Development Based on Neo-Confucianism and Its End ] Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press , 2010 . vii + 339 pp. ¥6,800 . 08 7 2011 08 7...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Japanese medical students studying in Germany declined markedly compared to the pre-1914 years. The book is well written and clearly organized. It relies on official government sources as well as so-called egodocuments in reconstructing the students' personal experiences. This focus on biographic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 September 2012
...He Bian XINZHONG YU 余新忠, ed., Qing yilai de jibing, yiliao he weisheng 清以來的疾病、醫療和衛生:以社會文化史為視角的探索 [ Disease, Medical Practice, and Public Health since the Qing: An Exploration from the Perspective of Sociocultural History ] Beijing : Sanlian Shudian , 2009 . 398 pp. ¥42.00 20 1 2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... were simply better than others. The best was produced locally in the Pearl River Delta (native rice, or tumi ), but its quantity was limited and its price high. Southeast Asian rice was comparable in terms of quality but cheaper in price, thus making it a more attractive option in the marketplace. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the twentieth century, computers have frequently been compared to the human brain: data storage resembles memory, data retrieval resembles recollection, and data processing resembles thinking and reasoning ( Gigerenzer and Goldstein 1996 ; Abraham 2006 ). The fMRI images in fact are computerized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... entering Nagasaki from China. These new, critical currents of Chinese medicine in Japan provided the impetus later for growing Japanese interest in Dutch Learning and modern Western medicine. This article is dedicated to Nathan Sivin for his contributions to the History of Science and Medicine in China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... discussion we report some of the history of archiving and database construction with special reference to Tibetan and Uighur medical history. And we conclude by discussing some of the practical, conceptual, and technical challenges that face any such project to systematize traditional bodies of knowledge. 08...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Yan Liu Chin Shih-ch'i 金仕起, Zhongguo gudai de yixue yishi yu zhengzhi: Yi yishi wenben wei zhongxin de yige fenxi 中國古代的醫學, 醫史與政治, 以醫史文本為中心的一個分析 [ Medicine, Medical History, and Politics in Ancient China ] Taipei : Chengchi University Press , 2010 . xxv +436 pp. NT $520.00 . 01 4 2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... comparative science and technology Japanese empire Korean War In an interview published in July 1975, South Korean chemist Lee Tae-kyu reflected upon his experiences since returning to that nation in 1971, following a lengthy absence of nearly twenty-five years ( Song 1975 ). In the course of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 221.
Published: 01 June 2012
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 Introduction Suzanne Moon Disengaging from “Asia” Carla Nappi Only Connect: Comparative, National, and Global History as Frameworks for the History of Science and Technology in Asia Francesca Bray Dangerous, Disruptive, or Irrelevant? History (of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 319–321.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as androtechnics) in the making of late imperial China's political economy and governmentality. Compared to the 1997 work, this book presents a more holistic picture of gender and technology as part of Chinese history and culture. It is a must-read for students and scholars of all levels researching...