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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 2   The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From John Milne and W. K. Burton, The Great Earthquake in Japan, 1891 (Yokohama: Lane, Crawford, 1892) Fig. 2 . The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From More
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Published: 01 March 2016
Fig. 2   Apartment complexes on the Nakdong River in Busan, South Korea. Photograph by Nicholas Albrecht, December 2011. Fig. 2 . Apartment complexes on the Nakdong River in Busan, South Korea. Photograph by Nicholas Albrecht, December 2011. More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Map A China, with special attention to the major river systems and the location of the Lower Yangzi Delta (the red part ) Map A China, with special attention to the major river systems and the location of the Lower Yangzi Delta (the red part) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 597-600.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Cai Ping HUIFANG HU 胡惠芳 , Huaihe zhongxiayou diqu huanjing biandong yu shehui kongzhi 淮河中下游地區環境變動與社會控制 , 1912–1949 [ Environmental Change and Social Control in the Huai River Basin, 1912–1949 ] Hefei : Anhui renmin chubanshe , 2008 308 pp. 26 10 2010 26 10 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 213-216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... River Delta—namely, rivers and mountains—Canton directed itself outward, aided as it was by numerous waterways. With the Nan Ling mountain ranges serving as a natural barrier separating Guangdong and Guangxi provinces from its northern neighbors, trade and commerce flowed overseas, and the prosperity of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 621-623.
Published: 01 December 2017
... history. In The Empire of Ginseng , Chu-Shan Chiang offers a groundbreaking perspective on ginseng research by exploring how Qing China established practices for picking, collecting, and trading ginseng and how people consumed ginseng, specifically in the Lower Yangtze River region. The body of this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (3): 457-460.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and his co-authors, a major obstacle to the implementation of appropriate restrictions on industry is the local governments' opportunistic attitudes towards instructions they receive from the central government (pp. 188–195). Take the case of the Huai River as an example, implementing the Provisional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 449-452.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in Europe, its finance has been independent of public supports. Part Two, “A Case Study of the Litigations against the Inundations Downstream of the Tonoyama Dam, Built across the Hikigawa River, Wakayama Prefecture,” describes, in detail, how the residents protested to the local governments and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (2): 229-253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Map A China, with special attention to the major river systems and the location of the Lower Yangzi Delta (the red part ) Map A China, with special attention to the major river systems and the location of the Lower Yangzi Delta (the red part) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (3): 297-322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... vital role in the Mekong River Development Project in Southeast Asia ( Nagatsuka 1966 : 372; Nippon Kōei 1981 : 73). He was instrumental in persuading Japan's government to provide wartime reparations payments in the form of infrastructure projects, which would not only help industrialize newly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (3): 449-453.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the land in the Watarase River Valley. During the 1890s and 1900s, the Ashio incident gave rise to a peasants’ movement against mine pollution. Questions were asked in the National Diet, and there was a direct appeal to the Meiji emperor by Tanaka. Nevertheless, Stolz argues, the Ashio incident had...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 287-314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... aspect (and perhaps as a new foundation) of their architecture of remaining there, built an “isolation camp” 4 in New Guinea, on the easternmost island of the huge Dutch Indies archipelago, 450 km up the Digoel River, in the deepest of the jungles. At different moments, during the following 16 years...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 541-547.
Published: 01 December 2018
... processes that I find most useful to understand history is the circulatory flow of oceanic water. Unlike rivers, they are not tunneled and bounded; their channeling is more interactive. Ocean currents develop in interaction with changing atmospheric conditions of heat, wind, and lunar tidal activity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 317-321.
Published: 01 June 2019
... challenging the premodern/modern dichotomy that still prevails in so much STS (and history of science, technology, and medicine). Needham’s metaphor of rivers of local “proto-science” flowing into the sea of “ecumenical” modern science enabled him to argue that modern science was not a purely Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 395-401.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Fig. 2   The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From John Milne and W. K. Burton, The Great Earthquake in Japan, 1891 (Yokohama: Lane, Crawford, 1892) Fig. 2 . The Nagara River Railway Bridge, collapsed after the Great Nobi Earthquake of 1891. From...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (2): 257-260.
Published: 01 June 2014
... to sources that have been marginalized. In the realm of medicine, editor Bretelle-Establet argues that the Complete Library 's disproportionate inclusion of texts by authors from Jiangnan (the lower Yangzi River area) has focused almost all historical work on medicine in late imperial China on that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 499-502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that discharged cadmium in the river but also of the government fertility policies and the cultural norms that prevent women from exposing themselves to the sun. Walker is also very good at highlighting science and ecology as culture and history. For example, he shows how Andō Shōeki 安藤昌益, who...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (2): 199-219.
Published: 01 June 2012
... extract of the record of his words and actions during the experiment: What kind of a man are you that you can't reach it? If you could just stretch a bit further you'd reach it. If your reach is too short it's hopeless!…What kind of a man are you! This is no different from crossing a river .…When the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (4): 511-518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... spine. Doctors reported that the cause of itai-itai disease was cadmium which could be traced to mining-related pollution of the Jinzu River by the Mitsui Company. Some chemists pointed to the high level of zinc in the river water and they detected cadmium in the sample. In trials held over the period...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 329-333.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Hua-Mei Chiu Jyh-Cherng Shieh 謝志誠 and Ming-sho Ho 何明修, Ba jing you Taiwan: Guoguang shihua de gushi 八輕遊台灣:國光石化的故事 [ The Naphtha Cracker That Travels around Taiwan: The Story of Koukuang Petrochemical Project ] Taipei : River Gauche , 2011 . 358 pp. NT $320 . 01 6...