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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (1): 123-125.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Yunjae Park Yip Ka-che (ed.), Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press , 2009 . x + 161 pp. US $59.50 . 14 1 2011 14 1 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Malaria, one of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (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 (2014) 8 (3): 371-373.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of tropical diseases (such as elephantiasis and malaria) made possible modern tropical medicine, a boon for the British colonial project. During this process, the Scottish physician Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922) discovered that mosquitoes were the intermediate hosts of the human filarial parasite...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (1): 101-125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... as enticements for regular attendance. Supported by doctors who endorsed the widespread use of quinine as protection against malaria, and botanists who compared the fertility of Taiwan's highlands to that of western Japan, this vision enticed a wide range of actors, including bureaucrats who debated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (2): 219-223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... did (116). In my own research on malaria in Vietnam, I found that while Vietnamese-language articles did not always belittle older ideas about malaria, they sought to correct them. Such efforts seem to have limited effect, and DRV medical doctors continued to see fit to address (and correct) older...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (4): 633-636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and cultures of those eras. In “ Nuebing 瘧病 (Malaria) and Nuegui 瘧鬼 (Malaria Ghost) in the Han and Tang Dynasties,” Ka-Wai Fan turned to the historical texts from the Han and Tang dynasties in which the nuegui was mentioned to discuss nuebing . By looking at the categories used by medical books...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 317-318.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., many contagious diseases, such as tuberculosis and malaria, received scant attention, and efforts to fight them were poorly funded. In spite of tremendous efforts, the yellow fever epidemic was not slowed until the role of the mosquito in its transmission was established by the efforts of Henry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 209-229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the seemingly disinterested quests for scientific breakthroughs in laboratories or the invention of new machines, the emphasis here is on the process of the appropriation and utilization of modern biomedical discourses. From rabies to malaria, venereal diseases, and narcotic addiction, the subsequent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 477-497.
Published: 01 December 2017
... these projects were unrealistic under the devastating postwar conditions, several institutes were established with American support. For example, the Malaria Research Institute, founded in 1936 with support from both the Rockefeller Foundation and the CMB, moved from Yunnan to Nanjing with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (3): 291-313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ). As an antimalaria vaccine built upon the mechanism of blocking the transmission of malaria parasites, the R&D of TBV25H was undertaken by David Kaslow and Joseph Shiloach from the Molecular Vaccine Section of the Laboratory of Malaria Research at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 319-323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... control policies, Ku has made it hard for the reader to fully comprehend the dynamics of cinchona cultivation and malaria control. In “Digenea: A Medicine for Ascariasis,” Chang Su-bing 張素玢 examines the ascariasis pandemic that took place in Taiwan from 1921 to 1945, explaining how digenea, an ancient...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 513-515.
Published: 01 September 2013
... lives of the disabled. Another chapter addresses the use of DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) to eradicate malaria. To show how this project was influenced by various political and economic forces, the author contextualizes this project in Taiwan's unique history, from the colonial medicine imposed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (3): 363-365.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and Comparative Perspectives . London : Routledge . Yip Ka-che , ed. ( 2009 ). Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History . Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press . ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (1): 127-129.
Published: 01 March 2012
... machinery but the private dispensaries of Taiwanese doctors that became the most important supporters of medical requirements in Taiwan. He carefully examines the Japanese government's strategies to fight opium addiction and malaria to reassess the postwar legend of Japanese colonial medicine. In the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (2): 207-209.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of health and medicine, Southeast Asia is a fascinating area to explore. It has been ravaged by cholera, malaria, the plague, smallpox, yellow fever, dysentery, and several other diseases; today, it is associated with the avian flu and SARS. During the eras of imperial exploration and colonial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 541-561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... disease over other diseases such as malaria, which a high number of South Korean soldiers contracted, for two reasons. First, unlike malaria, which has been frequently cited as one of the greatest dangers facing the South Korean military in Vietnam, records on venereal disease are conspicuously absent in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (4): 425-428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... War II, when the Allied Forces anticipating conflicts in Africa and South Asia realized they needed to protect their soldiers from insect-borne infectious diseases like typhus and malaria. Wartime news reports exaggerated the efficacy of this new military technology, calling it a “miracle pesticide...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 257-285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Medical Assistance or AMI]. Its priority was collective prevention, with a focus on public health measures targeting the principal epidemic and endemic diseases in Vietnam (smallpox, malaria, plague, dysenteries, etc.), as well as health education. However, this programme also included the development of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (1): 47-71.
Published: 01 March 2008
... studied malaria and other parasitic diseases and published articles in the Journal of the Shanghai Institute of Natural Sciences ( Yamane 1997 ). In an article in Toa igaku ( Journal of Eastern Medicine ), 33 of which Komiya was a long-term editor, he described anti-anopheles mosquito measures that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 287-314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... from malaria, dysentery, and so on... because it was only a small one” ( Marco 2002 , p. 113). People died like flies in Boven Digoel and in Terezín. The people of the camps were exposed to, and perished by, all imaginable diseases of their respective parts of the world. 25 These were...