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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 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Fa-ti Fan This essay discusses the recent rise of interest in the global history of science. It first explains the central characteristics of this new scholarly development and distinguishes it from the earlier projects of studying science in a world-historical context pursued by George Sarton and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Peter Lavelle Bray Francesca , Coclanis Peter A. , Fields-Black Edda L. , and Schäfer Dagmar , eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 446 pp. . $99 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 341–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... about new books and reviewers from them during the first half of 2016. Following the previous members of the book review board, the 2016–18 editors will continue offering perspectives from diverse East Asian countries and drawing from disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, and history. The new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of California Press . Farquhar J. ( 1994 ). Knowing practice: The clinical encounter of Chinese medicine . Boulder : Westview . Fee E. Cueto M. Brown T. Global health: a history of the World Health Organization (in press) Ferzacca S. ( 2002 ). Governing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2012
... cultural meanings in particular local settings. In his thought-provoking study, Reid similarly reminds us how important it is to pay attention to the “global singularity” of specific histories of tobacco and tobacco-control programs, whether in East Asia or beyond. References Kohrman Matthew...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... War history of US military occupation or, more specifically, the history of reproduction and the marginalization of the population in Japan. In postwar Okinawa, where the Eugenic Protection Law (EPL) was not implemented, the use of legalized abortion and contraceptive methods was restricted until the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... complicated interplay over how development unfolded in the Global South ( Latour 2007 ). This study also focuses on development told not just through the center but through the periphery as well. As scholars Warwick Anderson and Sandra Harding have argued, the history of science and technology has been...
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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 kōki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和後期の科学思想史 [ Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan: From 1940 to 1980 ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō , 2016 . 560 pp. ¥7,000 . Kanamori , Osamu , ed., Essays on the History of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2018
... technology, and good examples of how it has been managed. In other words, it considers the history of globalization and global competitions from the viewpoint of international technology management. Many historians of business have explored the history of globalization by focusing on the activities of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Togo Tsukahara 14 12 2009 14 12 2009 While Low took a descriptive approach to reviewing the field, Gregory Clancey took a theoretical approach; he pointed out difficulties and theoretical problems in the history of technology in Japan and Asia. According to Clancey, the history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... journal. (To be continued.) History of science and technology is an essential part of STS, particularly in Japan. It was historians who created STS in the 1970s and 1980s, and the Japanese history of science and technology is concerned with the interaction between techno-science and society. So we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... history of Japanese seismology illustrates the local and global arenas in which it has evolved during the age of empires and Japan's seismological investigations in Taiwan, a former colony of the Japanese empire, could offer more detailed terrains of the scientific activities. Gregory K. Clancey has...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... led from London to Tokyo via Galway. In a second session on this theme we got some critical reflections on the validity of the transnational approach to the study of science history from Nestor Herran (Strasbourg) and Simone Turchetti (Manchester); in a detailed paper they abstracted from the core...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heong Hong Por © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 This coauthored book traces the history of clinical labor by situating it against one hundred years of change in labor law and industrial relations in advanced economies. Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby, both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... history of medicines. It was during this time—particularly the Interwar period—that we see the emergence of a new conception of medicines as techno-scientific objects and a rapid re-definition and multiplication 1 of both their identities and material forms. These transformations foreshadowed our...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... players (state, industry, and so on), hence several “regimes of nuclearity.” In the global order issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 1957, a nation with uranium mines and no other nuclear activities qualified for IAEA leadership. But by 1972 the agency had excluded uranium mines and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yi-Tsun Chen Crane Johanna Tayloe , Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press , 2013 . xiii +208 pp . $27.95 paperback, $89.95 hardcover . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Tzung-wen Chen This article discusses approaches to forming a bioeconomy in Korea and Taiwan and presents examples of vaccine industrialization in the context of a dual-structured global vaccine market. The dual structure comprises high-priced vaccines manufactured by large companies that use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Wen-Hua Kuo This paper analyzes Taiwan's engagement with the standardization of pharmaceutical clinical trials at the turn of this century. Unlike approaches that treat local encounters with globalization as either reluctant acceptance or lasting resistance, this study calls attention to a...