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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... ‘guarding life.’” When read against the rise of weisheng in Ruth Rogaski's sense of “hygienic modernity” in China during the Republican period, this statement reveals a local and alternative conception of weisheng , linked more closely to traditional Chinese notions of “nurturing life” than to modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Izumi Nakayama This article examines Mishima Michiyoshi 三島通良 (1866–1925) and his school hygiene 学校衛生 research in relation to the significance of posture to physical and political modernity in Meiji Japan. Investigating Mishima's nationwide survey of primary-school children's health and physical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Shin Dongwon Modernity in relation to medicine and the body is central to discussions on modernity in Korea. I have chosen to write this paper I have already penned several writings that are related to the topic: modern hygiene, cleanliness, medical service, and medicine. First topic is about the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Chang-Chuan Chan; Ya-mei Chen C.-C. Chan Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: ccchan@ntu.edu.tw Y. Chen Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Akinobu Takabayashi Kawagoe Osama Suzuk Akihito , eds., [ Classifying Lives: Social Modernity and Medical Strategies in the Twentieth Century ] Tokyo : Hosei Daigaku Shuppankyoku , 2008 . 332 pp. ¥3,675. 31 8 2008 31 8 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... cultural hierarchy of China as I briefly discussed at the beginning. The signifiers of nature, authenticity, healthy lifestyles, greenness, simplicity, traditions, family, home, and familial intimacy converge upon rurality, while those of convenience, modern comfort, urbanity, and hygiene constitute...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... flourishing field of history of science and medicine in modern China include Ruth Rogaski's Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China (2004), which brilliantly analyzes multiple meanings of health and disease connecting with “modernity” in the colonial treaty-port setting, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Mark Harrison Bu Liping Stapleton Darwin H. Yip Ka-che , eds., Science, Public Health and the State in Modern Asia London : Routledge , 2012 . xvi +208 pp . £90.00 . 21 3 2013 21 3 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This volume is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Shiyung Liu Because the medical modernization of Meiji Japan has been identified with progress in Asian societies, Japanese colonial medicine has been viewed as a carefully planned project. Colonial propaganda capitalized on this image in bringing “civilization to colonies.” In postwar scholarship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., including environment hygiene. I believe this book is the first one to deal with the modern history of malaria in East Asia, yet it nevertheless achieves excellent results. However, I feel a couple of details are lacking. For instance, the financial aspects should have been scrutinized more. Almost all...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akinobu Takabayashi Abstract Modern medicine has developed a number of technologies to observe, diagnose, and intervene in the human body. Medical technologies make bodies visible by number and form. Many historians have studied how such medical technologies as the stethoscope, pulse meter...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 363–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
... examined the colonial regime's enforced hygienic administration, medical policies, and education—mostly through the framework of the “colonizer and the colonized.” This edited volume, however, offers a more nuanced perspective, examining the intersection, not bifurcation, between colonialism and modernity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... perceptible numbers in the 1920s. Medical doctors, neurologists, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and certain psychologically minded social elites championed the cause of mental hygiene or mental health through various channels. As for their views on neurasthenia, the emerging specialists of modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... were known in local history writings during the late imperial period, Song had garnered relatively little attention among those who handled forensic examinations, despite the fact that his work had impacted Chinese forensic practices for centuries. In modern times, by contrast, Song has been praised by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Britain 1914–1930 . London : Continuum . Shin D. 2009 . “ Hygiene, Medicine, and Modernity in Korea, 1876–1910 .” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 3 , no. 1 : 5 – 26 . Shin D. 2010 . “ How Commoners Became Consumers of Naturalistic Medicine in Korea, 1600–1800...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lijing Jiang In 1988, the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology in mainland China was born at the Peking Medical College Third Hospital in Beijing. The Chinese media soon celebrated the IVF achievement for its scientific modernity, as well as for its indigenous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... characterize it, that is responsible for the sustained establishment of biotechnology in Singapore. At an interpretative level, an attempt is made to compare the case of Singapore's biotechnology policy with competing discourses of technology and modernity. The discourse on biotechnology can thus be recognized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the categories of colonial per se . Perhaps most important here among recent studies is Rogaski's ( 2004 ) project on how hygiene became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Using Williams ( 1976 ) keyword methodology, she followed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... physicians in the early twentieth century and provides important insights into the modern development of medicine in both countries. The founding of this hospital was followed closely by leading Japanese Kampo physicians. As the Japanese empire expanded into East Asia, they hoped that they could revitalize...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... what might be thought of as a “doctrine of combination,” somewhat in contrast to the institutionalized and contentious separation of, for example, Chinese and Korean medicine from modern medicine. In particular, I show how when it came to traditional medicine, Hồ Chí Minh and the people around him...