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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 353–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
... honzōgaku in early modern Japan (1600–1868), a subject Federico Marcon defines “as a field of study of Chinese origins ancillary to medicine” “devoted to the pharmacological properties of minerals, plants, and animals” (x), which only in the Meiji period (1868–1912) merged into the new academics of botany...
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Osaka symposia, biologists discussed Darwin in the historical context ( Miyadi 1958 ). The other historian was Ueno Masuzō (上野益三), a historian–zoologist at Kyoto University. Ueno had been interested in honzōgaku (本草学, herbal medicine) and East Asian natural history in the pre-modern period. During the...