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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Eva Sternfeld Schmalzer Sigrid , Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . 306 pp. $45.00 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Sigrid Schmalzer’s fascinating new book...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by political disruption and isolation from international research, especially during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76). After he studied ancient Chinese mathematics during the 1974 campaign against Confucianism (Pi Lin Pi Kong 批林批孔), he defended its relevance for modern mathematics and set out to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Gonçalo Santos This article revisits the question of the impact of the Green Revolution in the rice-farming region of South China, combining historical and anthropological approaches to technological transformation. The article describes the Chinese “traditional” practice of small-scale wet-rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Nancy and Brock Darryl E. , eds., Mr. Science and Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution: Science and Technology in Modern China Lanham, MD: Lexington Books , 2013 . 426 pp . US$110 hardcover, $49.99 paperback . Tsu Jing and Elman Benjamin A. , eds., Science and Technology in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jieun Lee Stephen Hilgartner , Reordering Life: Knowledge and Control in the Genomics Revolution Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017 . 368 pp. $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 If the “genomics revolution,” emblematized by the Human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... modernizations and developments of Chinese and Vietnamese medicine. For example, Vietnamese medicine has in many ways also been a “medicine of revolution,” as Kim Taylor (2005 : 26) has described Chinese medicine: “A medicine which is in tandem with the dissenting units of society; it embodies the ideals of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Bin Li; Dingcheng Ren 13 8 2012 13 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Three years after Thomas S. Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was first published in 1962 , Chinese readers became aware of this book via a book review. After the academic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 533–539.
Published: 01 November 2012
... thought “improper” for students with healthy thoughts to read. Thomas S. Kuhn's 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (or, more precisely, one of its translations) was among them. The reason was clear and simple: the title of Kuhn's book contains the word revolution , which during the 1980s was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Daiwie Fu Correspondence to Daiwie Fu 15 8 2012 15 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Although Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions was first published in 1962 , its entries to Taiwan are rather late and curious. Taiwan's martial law rule was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 549–554.
Published: 01 November 2012
... significance. Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962; second edition, 1970) was introduced into Japanese-language scholarship in the early 1970s. Two things set the stage for Japan's reception of Kuhn's ideas. One was political and cultural upheaval after the revolutionary year of 1968. For...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mei-Fang Zhang 03 8 2012 10 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 In 1962, famous American historian and philosopher of science Thomas S. Kuhn published a book titled The Structure of Scientific Revolutions . This work led to a surge of “Kuhn's study fervor...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2012
... revision of Structure as much as being influenced in turn by him (see esp. Nakayama 2007: 49–53 ). Indeed, as historians of science in the United States and Europe gather essays for a fifty-year retrospective about Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions , 1 historians of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... influenced by, the global dissemination of Chinese medical and therapeutic techniques. Like other martial arts, its pedagogy and techniques were changed significantly in early twentieth century China and later during the Cultural Revolution, in line with ideals of physical fitness as a tool for social reform...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Laurence Monnais In the decade between 1935 and 1945, the discovery and diffusion of sulfonamides, commonly known as sulfa drugs, new medicines capable of controlling bacterial infections, launched a true therapeutic revolution. Predating antibiotics, these “first miracle drugs” to quote the title...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... packaged their practices of agricultural development into missions sent abroad to Southeast Asia and Africa and in new multinational research centers established in Taiwan. This approach toward development combined different schools of thought: the modernist “Green Revolution” practice of massive technical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... China failed to initiate a scientific revolution because of this neglect. Elman avoids the unanswerable question of why China did not have the world's first scientific revolution. Instead, he emphasizes active interaction by literati with the Westerners who brought modern science to China. They showed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
... historian Hiroshige Tetsu in 1965. Grunden cites these arguments from such old sources without putting those into any new perspectives. What one might think original is the concept of “Big Science revolution.” He argues that “there was no Big Science revolution in Japan as occurred elsewhere in the West...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 445–448.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., and cultures. At the same time, the democratic revolution—and the attendant decline in status hierarchy—achieved some degree of status integration. No longer did people of distinct status groups regard themselves as different peoples: transnational aristocrats and local peasants alike became fellow...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 239–250.
Published: 01 June 2017
... argued that the Xinhai revolution of 1911 and the thought of Lu Xun, father of modern Chinese literature who studied in Japan and devoted himself to the Chinese revolution, embodied another mode of Asian modernity ( Murthy 2012 , 2016 ). In “Asia as Method,” he also promoted Asian studies in Japan as a...