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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Technology, Taiwan 2019 “For the half a century since he decided to pursue his career in the then young academic discipline of philosophy and history of science, Yoichiro Murakami has undoubtedly been one of the opinion leaders in Japan in the broad area concerned about science”—wrote Yasushi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Andreeva Charlotte von Verschuer , Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan , translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft Oxon and New York : Routledge , 2016 . 356 pp. $145 hardcover; $49.95 paperback. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akihito Suzuki Abstract From the 1920s and 1930s, discussion of asymptomatic carriers started to appear in Japan and quickly became well established. Two important frameworks here were public health and laboratory experiment. Japanese public health policies existed in theory, isolating asymptomatic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
... history of clinical thermometry in modern Britain and Japan. First, it surveys secondary works on medical technologies in history and explores how clinical thermometers were invented, improved, sold, and consumed in two distinct cultures in Britain and Japan. It argues that clinical thermometry was used...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Eri Nakamura Abstract Similar to other modern Western nations, Japan experienced a state of total war during the twentieth century, expanding state intervention in the economy, scientific community, and the bodies of the populace. This article illustrates how Japanese psychiatrists engaged in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
... bioethical imaginations, as Kanamori has pointed out and as can also be seen in East Asian societies like Japan. 15 02 2018 12 10 2018 Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 organ transplantation science fiction Japan brain death representation gift...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akihito Suzuki; Akinobu Takabayashi Abstract Osamu Kanamori (1954–2016) was a prolific author of science and technology studies in Japan in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. He represented many new directions, which he originally learned from France, the United States, and Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... narrator of analyses; they may take Kanamori essentially as a scholar of philosophy of science in Japan and the English-speaking world. And some of Kanamori’s works are indeed overtly academic publications, with somewhat stark colors chosen for their covers—green, blue, grey. Archeology of the Scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 143–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... formation firsthand—the very process that Yoshioka, Kanamori, and Kihara were writing about. It is a reflection of myself, committed history in itself. I offer a brief history of STS in Japan, from its theoretical and institutional origins. In my opinion, Japanese STS has two direct academic origins...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akihito Suzuki Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 Nagayo Matarō (1878–1941) was one of Japan’s elite medical professors in the first half of the twentieth century, his father having been one of the founders of Western medical administration and education...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2019
... in Japan, the four articles nicely present some lively scholarship from Professor Kanamori’s colleagues revolving around the themes he was thinking of throughout his career. They also present new ways of doing the history of medicine and public health, via solid cases, to their East Asian colleagues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the spaces of East Asian STS. On July 8, 1853, American Commodore Matthew Perry led his four ships into the harbor at Tokyo Bay, seeking to re-establish for the first time in over 200 years regular trade and discourse between Japan and the western world. . . . Although Japan opened its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 5–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
... percent in Korea, Japan, or China, 20.5 percent in the UK or Europe, 8 percent in Southeast or South Asia, and 2.5 percent in Latin America or Australia. This all affirms our dedication to bringing together a global community of science and technology studies at both the authorship and readership levels...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... professional scientists. After the Fukushima disaster in March 2011, radiation became a serious public health concern in the affected areas in Japan. An international network of volunteers, including scientists, activists, and venture capitalists, cofounded Safecast, an NGO that encouraged ordinary people...