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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Sigrid Schmalzer Shen Grace Yen , Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2014 . 307 pp . $45.00 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 This is a subtle book. Its contribution lies almost as much in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... discipline “earth science” is roughly separated into geology and geophysics.) It is known that social context played an important role in this process, which is quite different from the process in other countries; however, there is little research focusing on this topic. Tomari's study does hit the spot and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... species—in which humans may or may not be included. Drawing from various studies of natural science, Tsing elegantly weaves the multiple temporalities of the geology of pine forests, the evolution of species, the developments of the Japanese and US economies, and the collective memories of diverse...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., clergymen, hack writers, and show managers, borrowed familiar language from the Bible and modern poetry in their accounts of the prehistoric world. Such romantic depictions of a vanished ancient past hold a fascination for the public, hence the growing prestige of geology and paleontology. Nevertheless...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
... geology. These fields were not only equally important during the Meiji period but also advanced enough to be recognized by Western scientists. Japanese physicists, for example, began to publish many quality papers in prestigious Western journals like Nature, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
... quite early), but even in the case of disciplines with a stronger `local' orientation, such as geology, the development of research infrastructures could still be so impressive and intensive that the term `dependent' does not fit ( Shigeru 1974 ). If anything, some Japanese disciplines became more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... nineteenth century, electrochemistry in various centers in Spain, and the twentieth-century reconstruction of geology in Portugal. It also included a study of biochemical sciences in the Belgian universities, academic reforms and knowledge transfers among the Hungarian universities in the late eighteenth and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... center's discrimination against the periphery, emphasizing the value of locality and indigenous knowledge systems ( Chambers and Gillespie 2000 ). The formation of biology in colonial states was influenced by local approaches, know-how, and methods. Because fieldwork is essential in biology and geology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 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. Watsuji's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... nineteenth-century British geology and natural history, for example, the prevailing hierarchy in scientific credibility and control cut across any putative amateur-professional distinction, dividing practitioners according to social class more than professional status ( Rudwick 1985 ; Secord 1994 ). Later...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... environmental sciences) from the perspective of cultural encounter. I believe that if we want to better understand certain areas of scientific inquiry—for example, geography, geology, anthropology, archaeology, meteorology, and natural history— in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it is important to take...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 253–274.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Yamanaka Ichibei 山中市兵衛 1878 A Short Introduction to Meteorological Instruments 風雨鍼用法略記 Nakai Kōtarō 中井幸太郎 Yūrinjuku 有隣塾 1878 A Handbook of Mineralogy 金石学必携 Manual of Mineralogy, Systems of Mineralogy (J. Dana), Manual of Determinative Geology (G. J. Brush), and others Sugimura Jirō 杉村次...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 255–273.
Published: 01 June 2010
... intellectual endeavors, including literary composition, Confucian classics, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, physics, music, hydraulic engineering, architecture, art criticism, and geology. On the one hand, this scholar personifies the cultural erudition of centuries of mainstream Confucian scholars; on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 533–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the MAS. However in fields of study such as geology that prove useful to the mining industry, some research funding and scholarly communication support is available from private firms (which are themselves headquartered abroad), as well as from the government, where there is a reliance on resource...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... pressmen from the United Kingdom. 7 Similarly, James Logan, the founder and editor of the Penang Gazette , was considered more of a “scientific writer” of ethnology and geology in Asia rather than a journalist by training. 8 At the same time, contributions from the public on a range of subjects from...