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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kah Seng Loh The case of Singapore explores the history of mental illness in a British colony, port city, and Chinese coolie town. As a colony, Singapore not only received Western psychiatric expertise from the metropole but also suffered from the inner contradictions and failings of colonial rule...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and/or results of participatory social decision-making process in nuclear issues. As an example, we take up the case of a local referendum in the siting area (Maki-machi town, Niigata prefecture of Japan) and describe and analyze it to highlight the critical sociological factors involved in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... medical system was, for the first time in Korean history, no longer monopolized by a minority of the ruling class. The use of medicine in this period expanded nationwide, even to the level of small towns in terms of geography and even to the general populace in terms of socioeconomic class. In what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Thorsten Trimpop At first glance, the Japanese town of Minamisōma felt to me like a ghost town, blanketed in snow, depopulated, and dystopian. The town had already been divided, somewhat arbitrarily, into sectors deemed safe and unsafe for habitation. It was January 2012, nine months after a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 November 2012
... histories of wartime public health, has never before stepped so far into the public spotlight. Over the course of a series of interviews with Shih-Pei Hung, Harrison carefully presents his experience of growing up in a working-class town and his longing for something better. By drawing a scholar from his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 March 2010
... this local capacity. It is the local elite university in Kyongju, a campus of the leading Buddhist university, and situated across a bridge from the old town. The local CCEJ also drew upon the YMCA as a key constituency. (Some of the dynamics of Buddhist organizations is spelled out by Oppenheim, but...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... ) of leprosy sufferers that took form in the famous hot spring town of Kusatsu in Gunma prefecture in the late nineteenth century. In the late 1910s Yunozawa became the site of a Christian missionary endeavor known as the St. Barnabas Mission, which eventually became the largest of several missionary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 551–553.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., traditional culture, and local politics. Making Community Work has implications for Taiwanese sociopolitical history. Shifting the focus away from intellectuals and big demonstrations in the streets of Taipei, this case study presents a cast of less flamboyant characters in Taiwan's towns and villages...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
... can cut both ways, in earlier times signaling technical accomplishment, while today signaling a caution. Amir’s earlier fifteen-minute short, A Journey to Namie , is now a supplement to Healing Fukishima . It is about a different town within the evacuation zone. That work, in turn, had been...
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Published: 01 December 2009
preceding generation. In the course of the day, Shichao used to follow him for clinical practice; in the evening, he would recite the books of ancient formulas. He devoted all his life and efforts to doing so. He followed Yi who returned at Xun (author's note: Xun 浔 is the old name for Jiujiang 九江, a town More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Germany Optics Acoustics Fashion Urban planning ‘It's a remarkable piece of apparatus,’ said the officer to the explorer... Franz Kafka: Penal Colony ( Kafka 1988 , p. 191) Terezín ( Theresienstadt in German, no name in Hebrew) is a small town, a short hour by bus, from Prague. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... interview to complicate the narrative of a unitary Japanese people inured to crisis, but to no avail. I mentioned, for instance, that the mayor of a northern town had complained of the slow response of the central government, whom he claimed was leaving elderly residents of the town to die. I reminded...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 567–570.
Published: 01 December 2008
... dangerous lingering radioactivity in the ruins of the town or caused a form of poison gas at the moment of explosion” on September 6, 1945. Captain Stafford Leak Warren, who was the person in charge of the medical field of the Manhattan Project, stated that when the A-bomb was explosive at high altitude...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... served as a town doctor in eighteenth-century Hachinohe, transformed his Confucian ethic into a form of ecological thinking. When the Tokugawa regime forced peasants to transform the combination of crops centered on rice paddies into monocultures, famines became common, and Andō organized protests. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... were provincial water resource councils and county offices, with inspectors who were to visit every town and village. When a Nationalist government established centralized control, such institutions underwent a series of changes. But despite the existence of various programs, before 1949 no agency...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 2018
... currency since 1637. The main mines are mentioned, but this brief study gives few details of mining conditions, mine workers, or mining town populations. The different types of copper produced by the refinery workshops, on the other hand, are detailed, as are the major trends in their export. The author...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... None of them are paid for their work, because performing it is seen as a way to show one's gratitude and appreciation to the doctor. One of my case studies was conducted in Nyerong County, in the town of Serchen, where there is little or no industrial network. It is a typical remote Tibetan nomad...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... started a medicinal plant garden in the town of Phổ Cường, not least as a way to overcome supply shortages (see Whitehurst 2012 : 97–98). And in the Diễn Châu district of Nghe An Province in the 1960s, health authorities encouraged “each family [to have] its own medicine chest, and efforts are being made...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 283–287.
Published: 01 June 2012
... recalls the historical, political, and economic contexts of the town of Dunhuang in the Tang dynasty and several hypotheses that historians have formulated regarding the nature of the cave in which most of the manuscripts were walled up and the reasons for this. They will also find a short overview of how...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and a half years (2005–2007) of living in Sendai, a city with a population of 1 million in northeastern Japan (Tohoku), I conducted interviews with prowhaling (and antiwhaling) actors, 13 attended public whaling meetings, visited museums and traditional whaling towns (including Ayukawa near Sendai...