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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
... anywhere. 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Consequently, Japanese geologists who tended to be concerned only with regional topics were often lacking a global perspective. On the contrary, the Japanese seismology community, from which the Japanese geophysics community was evolved, had had a global viewpoint from the start. A unique factor in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Meiji-period Japanese scientists as 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... engagement of Chinese scientists less significant. Grace Shen studies the formation of the 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... chapters 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... character” in the 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... collecting was comparatively easy and the sheer number of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... given at Beijing's Tsing-Hua University by Zhang Junmai 張君勱, a contemporary New Confucian. He claimed 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... abroad. Such views were 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... it was the engineers themselves who often relied on local knowledge and leadership to complete the project and who were at the mercy of social and political forces beyond their control. Sakaida Masanori, Nippon Kōei's head geologist, was another engineer who participated in the project's...