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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 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 341–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... colleagues to continue commissioning reviews of books written in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. I've also been especially grateful for this opportunity to facilitate the bridging of the EASTS community and the global STS community through the wide-ranging reviews of English-language books on East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Traditional Chinese Medicine qigong TCM invention of tradition globalization of medicine People's Republic of China In this introductory article, the history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., 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 2004 . Should I Quit? Tobacco, Fraught Identity, and the Risks of...
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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
... 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 overly concerned with...
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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 December 2018) 12 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 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 MNEs, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., and then the diversification and change of focus to bio-technological/environmental sciences in Japan. As suggested in his conclusion, new work on the history of biology in Japan “reflects a new agenda for investigating the trans-national interaction of biological studies in the era of globalization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Singapore. It was a stimulating experience, and allowed me to reflect on STS in Japan in a wider Asian/global context. 2 The March workshop also led to a round-table session on Japanese STS in an East Asian context held in June 2009 in Taiwan. 1 STS can also be Science, Technology and Society. 2 Togo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... year history of meteorological works] (in Japanese) . Tokyo : Meteorological Society of Japan . Jasanoff S. Martello M. L. (Eds.) ( 2004 ). Earthly politics: Local and global in environmental governance . Cambridge and London : The MIT Press . Kato S. ( 1993...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of science history from Nestor Herran (Strasbourg) and Simone Turchetti (Manchester); in a detailed paper they abstracted from the core-fringe problem and concentrated on the problems posed in the context of the cold war and the positive roles of the various international scientific organizations. We...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Big Pharma companies. Taken as a whole, this book brings together at least seven conventionally distinctive bodies of literature—namely, the history of labor and industrialization; postcolonial studies of cultural capital; the global division of labor, gender studies, biopolitics, and bioethics; and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... they wanted and expected to consume. These three issues played an important role in shaping not only the reception of sulfa drugs in the late 1930s, but also, more broadly, the Vietnamese history of modern pharmaceuticals from the First to the Second World War. By focusing on the diffusion of a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin Hecht Gabrielle , Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 2012 . xx +451 pp . $29.95 . 01 4 2013 01 4 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This magnificent opus, both impressive and stimulating, grew out of the...
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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 The discovery...
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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...