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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 79.
Published: 01 March 2011
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 397–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Pauline Kusiak Anderson Warwick , The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen Baltimore : John Hopkins University Press , 2008 . 328 pp. $16.47. 6 8 2009 6 8 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Cori Hayden 25 10 2010 25 10 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 “I write at the moment to let you know that we have had a kuru death and a complete autopsy.” He was relieved and triumphant. “I did it at 2am, during a howling storm, in a native hut, by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... claims outlandish—but that, we said, was the “normal Carleton.” Then in his eighties, Carleton had been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1976, some thirty years earlier, for his discovery of the first human “slow virus” disease, called kuru, which afflicted the Fore people in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reveal the humanity of the victims of the neurodegenerative kuru epidemic (relatives helping the afflicted, pp. 111, 113, 130, 156; the juxtaposition of gnarled people “from the stone age or primitive past” with handsome children and adults, pp. 27, 73, 100) and of the well-groomed boys who accompanied...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... around the controversial and colorful figure of Carl Gajdusek, described as not only a voracious researcher but also a “gatherer” of people. The book's central argument is to turn the tables on the story of kuru—scientists like Gajdusek, not the Fore, are the cannibals who harvest and appropriate the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... References Anderson Warwick . 2008 . The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Anderson Warwick . 2009 . “ Re-Orienting STS: Emerging Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Southeast Asia .” East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ; Singleton and Law 2013 ). At the same time, the discipline has usually made use of Euro-American analytical terms, although there are exceptions. Warwick Anderson's beautiful study of the Fore and kuru, which draws in part on Melanesian gift exchange ( Anderson 2008 ), is a case in point. 2 So too is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... neurodegenerative disease kuru, the International Biological Program of the 1960s, and the imperial competitions between F. MacFarlane Burnet’s Australian research empire and Gajdusek’s US National Institutes of Health. Kuru was a celebrity disease in the 1960s, sometimes speculated to be a culture-specific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., Ema, and Tsukahara 2010 . 2 The example is, in fact, borrowed from Geneviève Teil (1998) . References Anderson Warwick ( 2008 ). The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press . Anderson Warwick...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that each counts as a part of the universal ( Cheah 2001 ). Examples within STS include Anderson’s (2008) account of kuru. This shows how scientists became inextricably entangled with local ideas about reciprocity, menstruation, propitiation, and identity, while some objects of scientific interest...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... toinaosu (Reexamination of the history of research after atomic bombing). Annual report of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science research fund, March . Kato Yasuko 2011 . Amerika nimo hoshano ga kuru: Sekai de hukiareru panic hodo, CNN, Reuter mo nagashita tondemo hodo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 257–269.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Farquhar 1994 and Nappi 2009 . Jullien suggests that the notion of truth is relatively unimportant in Chinese classical thought compared with wisdom. See Jullien 2002 , 2014 . References Anderson Warwick ( 2008 ). The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017