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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... In part, Shen's approach arises from her conviction that a study of the movement of ideas does not fit the subject of geology in the early twentieth century, since geologists everywhere at that time were in profound disagreement about some of the most fundamental issues of their field. As she says...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... increasing wealth and military power, and of encouraging new industry. The aim of Japanese geology as a whole in those days was to find natural resources and to conduct local geological surveys for land development of the Japanese mainlands and occupied territories. Consequently, Japanese geologists who...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... international Geological Society of China and its journal, the Bulletin of the Geological Society of China . She reveals that Chinese geologists were self-conscious about their achievements being measured against an international scientific culture. The desire to be heard and respected in international circles...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
... dependent, peripheral, and lacking in both connection and recognition hardly accords, however, with what we increasingly know of their aspirations and actual situations. Meiji-era physicists, geologists, and seismologists, for example (to take the scientific communities I know best), were busily founding...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... dealing with the “post-imperial” era. Notably, the editor properly sees Japanese cultural anthropologists’ fieldwork in Hokkaido’s Ainu regions and a US geologist’s fieldwork in Japanese Okinawa and Korea, both in the “post-imperial” era, also as “colonial fieldwork.” This collection of diverse studies on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... violence of Japan's natural environment. The British geologist, seismologist, and ethnographer John Milne, who worked in Japan as an oyatoi (hired foreign expert), proposed in the late 1880s that the Japanese were an “earthquake people.” He attributed many of their “national characteristics” to their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... species was huge. Biologists organized the Chōsen Natural History Society in 1923. 4 Although the group included geologists, from the beginning the society identified itself with biology. Taxonomy accounted for the overwhelming majority of the essays published in the Chōsen hakubutsu gakkai zasshi 朝鮮...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... promoted by scholars and writers. Shiga Shigetaka, a geologist, wrote a book in 1887 on the basis of his experience as a student in Hokkaido and then an observer in Hawaii, encouraging readers to undertake expansion overseas. Hawaii’s higher wages seemed more promising to him, and many others, than...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... political forces beyond their control. Sakaida Masanori, Nippon Kōei's head geologist, was another engineer who participated in the project's investigation, planning, and construction. During the war, he worked at a dam project on Sumatra's Asahan River. Kubota had surveyed the Asahan site during the war...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that problems in one's personal life could not be solved by science. Ding Wenjiang, a geologist, wrote an article entitled xuanxue yu kexue 玄學 與科學 (“Metaphysics and Science”), in which he severely criticized Zhang's view. A much broader debate soon erupted. Related articles were collected in two...