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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 115.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Corrections to Song Sang-yong, “HPS to STS: Looking Back over My Past Sixty Years.” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 11, no. 4 (2017): 589–601 . On page 598, in the fifth reference item, the title “Kwahak...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in Japan almost exclusively as a business tool until the mid-1990s, keitai were then adopted by youth (mainly in their 20s) for personal use. By the beginning of the twenty-first century, the keitai had become an item of necessity for both business and personal use by people of all ages. By...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... The expert discussion of these items and their significance in Japan’s premodern everyday life, especially the presentation of the Japanese and English plant names in tables, will be helpful for historians of East Asian medicine and material culture. Food security and its relation to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... familiar items reworked and placed in a rewarding intellectual frame. For STS scholars who have not yet encountered Lei's work, the book is an excellent introduction that can serve as an entrée into Lei's other articles, chapters, and even the original 1999 dissertation (all of which have material that did...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 533–539.
Published: 01 November 2012
... was to take away potentially dangerous items, such as things used to make Molotov cocktails. But student leaders were not so stupid as to try to bring such crucial items for demonstrations through the police line at the gate. So most of the actual items confiscated were books with titles that police...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... headlines, and to array them on a scale from ‘does not worry me at all’ to ‘worries me a great deal’ placing items, if possible, at five or six points along the full scale. An everyday newsreader exposed to the headlines collated by New Scientist forms a holistic (subjective) picture based on his or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 255–273.
Published: 01 June 2010
... recollections and personal observations. For many scholars, this text is the means to understanding its author, an explanation of why he matters at all. His legendary erudition is to a large extent constructed from a selective reading of Brush Talks , assigning many of the collected items to modern scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction cost of the railway (which was subdivided into land purchase, earthworks, tracks, locomotives and wagons, bridges and culverts, and some dozen other items); and the time at which each of the sections was opened to traffic. Likewise, the general conditions of the railway's operation are also known...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... every answer that corresponded with a relevant item on the category list. During this process, the list was refined several times to reflect important aspects of the data. The sum of the points assigned to each item on the list was divided by the number of respondents (giving a modified percentage of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), was the de facto editor. Both books are addressed to the general public. But of the sixteen items in Hundred Years , four were written by those who had no expertise on the topics. Hundred Years of Our Science largely overlaps with Science in the Modern and Contemporary Korean Society in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
... tries to compare the English history of clinical thermometers to the Japanese experiences. Because it became small and relatively easy to craft in the latter part of the nineteenth century, this device soon became a popular item to be imported, exported, and even crafted in some developing countries at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the relevance of a methodology that compares concepts as isolated items, without taking into account the overall knowledge system that the concept is a part of. Fu therefore finds it safer to start with Shen's overall classification of knowledge and with his general epistemological position. Fu's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 179–183.
Published: 01 June 2010
... administration (財政), military strategy (兵法), and taxation (稅務). On the whole, knowledge of these specialized subjects in traditional East Asia was found at the margins of the mainstream intellectual concern of the generalist scholars, not fully integrated to it. Yet, various items of such specialized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of variolation to vaccination in the other countries most heavily influenced by China . . . [and shows that] Vietnamese were active players not only in examining and actively seeking specific European medical techniques but also in choosing some items from the Chinese medical corpus while rejecting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... associated with the terms school (学校), museum (博物館), display (展示), experience (体験), education (教育), and learning (学習). These are consistent with the First S&T Basic Plan (FY 1996–2000), which included the item “Promotion of Learning and Understandings of and Interests in Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... course, but also investigations into trade items, most of which were products of plants and animals. This nexus of knowledge and trade goes a long way towards explaining the geography of knowledge production and circulation on both regional and global levels. Global trade fostered the growth of maritime...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... perceived reality and make them more salient in a communicating text, in such a way as to promote a particular problem definition, causal interpretation, moral evaluation, and/or treatment recommendation for the item described.” In this article, I would like to take up Entman's definition of framing. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
... excavate little-known but important materials. Many of the events she has discovered are “must-read” items for historians of psychiatry in Japan, whether or not one agrees with the interpretations offered. Now I turn from the flesh to the bones of the book: the decline of possession and the rise of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... He contends that the illustrations formed by words not only supported a verbal argument but also an argument themselves. Part two of the book discusses tu as technical illustrations. The first three chapters discuss the importance of the medium of tu . Vivienne Lo examines four items: a...