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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... development in Japan and subsequent contested discussions of children's posture, the article explores how new kinds of Japanese physique were envisioned by medical experts and state authorities. The postures of the schoolchildren were viewed as reflections of Japan's developing modernity in a variety of forms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... institutionalization of STS in Singapore. It was a stimulating experience, and allowed me to reflect on STS in Japan in a wider Asian/global context. 2 The March workshop also led to a round-table session on Japanese STS in an East Asian context held in June 2009 in Taiwan. 1 STS can also be Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Morris Low The field of the history of Japanese science is at a crossroads. By working with STS scholars, promoting interaction with the Asian region and beyond, the field can be reinvigorated. This paper outlines the current situation and identifies key institutions and players who will lead the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 147–152.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Japanese colonial Universities. In relation to techno-science/medicine in East Asia, the historical significance of Japanese colonialism was a question which has been pondered at length but which has not been subjected to full-scale investigation until recently. Except for a few medical histories and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Boumsoung Kim Taking the global deployment of scientific activities in the contexts of colonies and empires into consideration, this essay discusses seismological practices on and in Taiwan, circa 1900. During the early years of Taiwan's colonization, the Japanese empire had to cope with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 167–181.
Published: 01 December 2007
... that the control of insects became a social agenda in Japan. In colonial Taiwan, the transformation of the environment was initiated to exterminate the mosquito vectors of malaria. Almost simultaneously, in the metropolises of the Japanese mainland, extermination of flies was initiated through mass...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Gregory Clancey © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. There is clearly much work to be done on science in the Japanese colonial empire and on colonialism as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Takehiko Hashimoto Although punctuality is well attained in present Japan, many foreign engineers who arrived in Japan from the mid 19th century observed that Japanese were seemingly indifferent to the clock, which leads us to a question about the origin of punctuality in modern Japan. The present...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Boumsoung Kim On Clancey's Gregory Earthquake Nation: The Cultural Politics of Japanese Seismicity, 1868–1930 ( Berkeley/Los Angeles : Univ. of California Press , 2006 ) 22 11 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Takashi Nishiyama Schencking J. Charles , Making Waves: Politics, Propaganda, and the Emergence of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1868–1922 ( Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2005 ) 9 8 2007 9 8 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kae Ishii Ito Mizuko Okabe Daisuke Matsuda Misa (eds.), Personal, Portable, Pedestrian: Mobile Phones in Japanese Life Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press , 2005 Japanese Version : Ito Mizuko Okabe Daisuke Matsuda Misa (eds.), The Landscape of Keitai: The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... realized through techno-scientific success. The Japanese were the first in East Asia to adopt Western science and technology and have the strongest economy because of it. It is equally obvious, however, that while local innovation and technological advancement have brought benefits, they have also brought...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shuhei Kimura Kim Boumsoung , Meiji Taishō no Nihon no jishingaku: Rōkaru saiensu o koete [Beyond Local Science: The Evolution of Japanese Seismology during the Meiji and the Taisho Eras] Tokyo : Tokyo Daigaku Shuppankai , 2007 . vi + 174pp , ¥3,360 . 7 4 2010 7 4 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Akihito Suzuki Akiko Hyôdô 兵頭晶子 , ( Mental Disease and Japanese Modernity: From the Possessed Mind/Body to the Diseased Mind/Body ) Tokyo : Seikyûsha , 2008 . ISBN 978-4-7872-2032-5 . 322 pp. 26 7 2010 26 7 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 619–622.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anders Blok Watanabe Hiroyuki , Japan's Whaling: The Politics of Culture in Historical Perspective. Translated by Hugh Clarke from the Japanese Original, Hogei mondai no rekishi shakaigaku 捕鯨問題の歴史社会学: 近現代日本におけるクジラと人間, Tokyo, Tōshindō, 2006 Melbourne : Trans Pacific Press , 2009 . 222...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anders Blok This article draws on ethnographic studies (conducted in Japan) into ongoing controversies over Japanese “research” whaling, in order to theorize what it might mean, in STS and elsewhere, to think comparatively about global connections, networks, and flows. Since the 1970s, Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 483–485.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Boumsoung Kim 小林茂 Shigeru Kobayashi , Gaihōzu: Teikoku Nihon no Ajia Chizu 外邦図—帝国日本のアジア地図 [Pictures of Foreign Countries: Japanese Empire's Maps on Asia] Tokyo : Chūō-kōrōn , 2011 . iv + 282 pp . ¥860 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 In Gaihōzu...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., founded on the empirical bedrock of modern science. Declaring that the “cultivation of cinchona is inextricably tied to the livelihoods of the aboriginals,” Hoshi pitched a nationalistic and “humanitarian” vision of quinine self-sufficiency for Japan's growing empire, centered on providing a “Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Janice Matsumura MIMURA JANIS Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2011 . 229 + ix pp. $39.95 . 15 9 2011 15 9 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Planning for Empire...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ryuma Shineha This article aims to describe time-lined changes in the topics and framings of stem cell research (SCR) and regenerative medicine (RM) in Japanese mass media after the 1990s. Seventy-four hundred news articles were collected and analyzed for co-word network structures. Network changes...