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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Shang-Jen Li Nianqun Yang , [ Remaking “Patients”: Politics of Space in the Conflicts between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, 1832–1985 ] Peking : China Renmin University Press , 2006 18 3 2009 18 3 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Judith Farquhar Opening with a contrast between the pulse-reading practices of traditional Chinese medicine doctors in clinics and the objective data on pulses provided by the electronic pulsometer, this discussion analyzes the qualitative judgments involved in medical diagnosis and therapy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
...He Bian Leung Angela Ki-che , Miandui jibing: Chuantong zhongguo shehui de yiliao guannian yu zuzhi 面對疾病:傳統中國社會的醫療觀念與組織 [ In the Face of Disease: Concepts and Institutions of Medicine in Traditional Chinese Society ] Beijing : Zhongguo renmin daxue chubanshe , 2012 . 340 pp . RMB¥45...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Vietnamese traditional medicine (VTM) and its relationship to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Together these books highlight the considerable advances that have been made in recent years in understandings of the history of medicine in Vietnam and open up the conversation in several new directions. They...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 363–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Medicine ), and Hwang To-yŏn's ( Compendium of Prescriptions , 1885). Chinese classics, such as Shanghanlun ( A Treatise on Cold-Damage Disorders , 196–220 CE), once again became acknowledged standards. But a synthesis of sorts was under way. Major textbooks for training the new generation of traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 June 2016
... between the government and medicine. The Northern Song was a high point in the history of Chinese medicine, a period when the imperial government made great efforts to promote medical developments. Many scholars explain these developments from the angle of renzheng 仁政 (benevolent governance). Fan's work...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
... new set of intellectual premises for which “Western medicine” became intrinsically associated with science and modernity in opposition to the “tradition” of Chinese medicine. While, as Pi suggests, Tang's “integration” was neither comprehensive nor based on perfect understandings of “Western medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Chinese people as a whole. “Nationality medicine” ( minzu yiyao ) has become the general name for the traditional medical knowledge and practice of all the minority nationalities, or ethnic groups, in China. It is a general academic category and implies a working definition that views multiple types of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... ( Will 1992 ). This paper reflects on the genre of biography within the Chinese tradition from the perspective of biographies of people who, during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), were renowned for their skills in medicine, in the three provinces of the far south of China: Yunnan, Guangxi, and Guangdong...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Bologna for a meeting called “Dialogue on Human Health between Traditional Chinese Medicine Culture and Western Medicine” ( Secretariat of the Congress 2012 ). Following two days of presentations and discussion lauded by Prodi as the first dialogue between these two traditions on a scientific basis ( De...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Keiko Daidoji; Eric I. Karchmer This article explores the founding of the Suzhou Hospital of National Medicine in 1939 during the Japanese occupation of Suzhou. We argue that the hospital was the culmination of a period of rich intellectual exchange between traditional Chinese and Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 585–588.
Published: 01 November 2012
... be used in People's Republic of China's traditional Chinese medicine, today conveying the biomedical idea of acute infectious diseases. In applying the idea of writing a “biography” of this long-lasting disease concept (1), Hanson chooses not to fall into the trap of the teleological narrative that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... tended to believe that an ideal scientific “Western” medicine emerged against a nonscientific traditionalChinesemedicine in modern China. It has been commonly thought that this modernist view of the mid-twentieth-century elite was produced objectively by judging the clinical efficacy of modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and other forms of traditional Asian medicine are struggling to be accepted alongside their biomedical counterparts ( Scheid 2002 ; Karchmer 2010 ). In the West, the situation differs in that many practitioners of Chinese medicine are informed by a distinctly antibiomedical approach consonant with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... China has slackened and interregional competition for prestige has increased, the legitimacy of the physician educated within the standard traditional Chinese medicine curriculum has been questioned. Notably, senior doctors instead promote the system of medical apprenticeship that predated the communist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... previous special issues of East Asian Science, Technology and Society (“The Globalisation of Chinese Medicine and Meditation Practices,” EASTS 2, no. 4; “Beyond Tradition: Asian Medicines and STS,” EASTS 8, no. 1) suggest, CM is a stimulating issue for STS thinking and conceptual development. In the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 June 2010
... intellectual anxieties about her scholarly traditions. The crisis led to efforts to eradicate those parts of Chinese culture that were deemed unscientific, thus unsuited for a modern nation-state—traditional Chinese medicine was long under siege. Sean Hsiang-lin Lei's chapter on the birth of the antimalarial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... the Mind/Body Medical Institute of Harvard University ( Dobos et al. 2006 : 334). While hydrotherapy, Ordungstherapie , or homeopathy are generally viewed as mere treatment methods, Chinese medicine is widely perceived (and promoted) as a complete and coherent medical system with a written tradition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... change and discontinuity brought about by Chinese medicine's engagement with the world. In chapter 5, “Engendering Families and Knowledges,” Chinese women in medical lineages subvert gender expectations either by taking up the family's tradition of Chinese medicine or by fleeing tradition, going to the...