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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Khiun Kai Liew The print and broadcast media are traditionally vital vehicles for both the transmission of information and framing of discussion on health, medicine, and diseases. However, their roles have been largely peripheral in medical historiography. In this respect, this paper explores the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and “underdeveloped” Asia, at a time when Japan was striving to (re)establish its position in world politics and economics. Additionally, by highlighting subjectivities and intra-Asian networks centered on Japanese actors, the article also aims to destabilize the current historiography on population...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Taiwan 2017 forensic science legal medicine Song Ci Xiyuan jilu popular science Song Daren forensic culture historiography For three days in the middle of December 1986, eighty experts and officials involved in the Chinese forensic sciences convened in Jianyang County, Fujian, to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... difficulties she encountered when trying to communicate her work with “mainstream” historians in China. Under the influence of post–May Fourth historiography, many still saw traditional medicine as reflecting the backward and superstitious side of the Chinese past and hardly worth the trouble to study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... establishment of the history of biology and identify shifting trends in the historiography. 2 A more detailed discussion of Darwin commemorations in Japan is argued in Setoguchi ( 2009b ). I will focus on the discourses of the introduction of Darwinism into Japan. It is well known that it was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... wenbing also departs from the internalist approach that dominated the historiography of disease concepts throughout most of the twentieth century and that consisted in analyzing the evolution of meanings associated to disease concepts by relying solely on the grounds of medical definitions, as if medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2017
... perspective. Such old-fashioned historiography often starts by identifying the “fathers” of the discipline and then chooses some later figures to be those who finally gave it its “modern contours.” In the history of microbiology, Fracastoro and Leeuwenhoek tend to play the former role, and Pasteur and Koch...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 383–384.
Published: 01 September 2017
... language works in the historiography of science and technology. Such were the scope and remarkable vision of this issue that no fewer than thirteen scholars were invited to contribute. Unfortunately, however, things did not go quite so smoothly after that. Many scholars were extremely busy, and EASTS was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 427–429.
Published: 01 September 2012
... from invited authors. Being the first of its kind published in mainland China, this book thus provides a comprehensive overview of the latest batch of scholarship gleaned from the recent trend in historiography of the Chinese medical past. What do we mean, then, by “a sociocultural history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Norwood Russell Hanson’s “theory-ladenness of observation” and Thomas Kuhn’s “incommensurability” to argue that science is embedded in the cognitive network of each society. This philosophy led Murakami to his historiography, which emphasizes context. Murakami struggled to revise traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 463–466.
Published: 01 September 2017
... are far from settled. Some long-standing questions remain unanswered or are transformed into more pressing ones. New questions emerge in response to recent trends in historiography. Meanings and significances of culture need clarification and elaboration. And the methodological implications of culture...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 147–152.
Published: 01 December 2007
... left-wing historians and the conservative liberals, namely between the pro-socialists and the pro-Americans. 1 Pro-American historiography partly coincided with the nationalistic view, claiming justification of Japan's Imperialism and its contribution to the modernization of the colonies. 2...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
... discusses what happened before and after the Great Kantô Earthquake of 1923. The book's arrangement, however, which—at least in terms of rhetoric—foregrounds the striking natural events of 1891 and 1923, might lean some readers toward a nature-driven historiography, I am afraid. This I assume would be at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Oertzen's and Bix's approaches to historiography: von Oertzen confines her historiography to a synthesis of her archival sources, while Bix does not shy away from a more descriptivist (even if not prescriptive) and constructivist approach that borrows theoretical scaffolding from gender and cultural studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 283–287.
Published: 01 June 2012
... scattered and added to museums or university collections throughout the world. As Ma Jixing and Lo and Cullen had already noted, this corpus of medical manuscripts is of paramount value for the historiography of medicine in China: first, because very few of the medical titles reported in the catalogs of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... historiography of colonial medicine and argues that the tension between the institutionally controlled space of modern Western medicine and Chinese traditional space with its unique senses of place is the key to an understanding of the history of medicine in China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Social worlds framework 1 Class 2: More than one theory 13 2.1 Historiography of science, technology, and medicine in Taiwan 7 2.2 Technoscience, politics, and law 3 2.3 Review articles (STS, science museums, and gender) 3 Class 3: No STS theory 18 3.1 Historiography of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... historiography. This is the first treatment of the topic in the English language and thus fills that gap in the historiography of public health. In particular, the book's strength is in its critical reading of Sams's accounts, as well as accounts about Sams, that tend to mythologize the success of American...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
...-opening detail; I believe this work will oblige both Chinese and Western scholars to reconsider how they think about illness and medicine in China. Leung uses the case of leprosy to argue for an alternative historiography of Chinese medical discourse. Her introduction contextualizes leprosy in China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
...,” comprises seven pieces that challenge the dominant historiographies of Western sciences with the contention that they have been deeply informed by Eastern traditions—has the time come to think in terms of an “Oriental West”? The essays show the constructed nature of the heroic narratives chronicling the...