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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 3   The frontispiece to A Summary of Western Manufacturing Methods . The name of the translator is preceded by that of the supervisor, Mitsukuri-sensei. This likely refers to Mitsukuri Rinshō 箕作麟祥, a well-known Western scholar and grandson of the family's renowned Rangakusha patriarch More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 147–166.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Confucians, Western Jesuits, and the adherents of their scientific teachings. The works of Qian Daxin—one of the most prominent scholars of the time—serve as the axis to the story, but the implications go well beyond Qian himself. Specifically, I examine three case studies: debates over the length of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Howard Chiang Fang Xiaoping , Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press , 2012 . xvi + 294 pp . £60.00, hardcover, £19.99, paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 At the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Daniel Asen 皮国立 Pi Kuo-Li , Jindai zhongyi de shentiguan yu sixiang zhuanxing: Tang Zonghai yu zhongxiyi huitong shidai 近代中医的身体观与思想转型:唐宗海与中西医汇通时代 [ Views of the Body and Intellectual Transformation in Modern Chinese Medicine: Tang Zonghai and the Era of Chinese-Western Medical Convergence...
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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 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... focusing on the Guomindang's ineptitude as an explanation for the failure of the Guomindang state, Lee recasts the party in terms of its “progressive stance and their audacious embrace of Western science and technology, whose fundamental rationales were quantification and simplification” (220). These very...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
... medicine and Western medicine. During the period under study, practitioners of Korean medicine institutionalized their practice by emulating the forms and institutions of Western medicine. In the process, practitioners strategically mobilized “science” and “tradition” to secure their epistemic and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Tereza Stöckelová; Jaroslav Klepal Abstract Contributing to the ongoing debate on decentering science, technology, and society (STS) from Western contexts, this article elaborates on and reconsiders Wen-yuan Lin and John Law’s proposal for correlative STS (“A Correlative STS” 2014). Like them, we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... contrast between premodernity and modernity by comparing the prevalence of cholera in the early nineteenth and the early twentieth century. I discussed the new Western hygiene to control cholera decisively contributing to the destruction of the Confucian worldview and the generation of a new colonial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 2018
... evolving state of science and technology (S&T) and its history and cultural tradition. Marxism, especially natural dialectics, had a profound impact on China’s STS knowledge system, research team, and disciplinary building. Since 1978, with the opening up of China, Western theories about the sociology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Western contexts. We conducted a survey and in-depth interviews to examine how Korean CS majors interpret their departmental culture and form a sense of belonging. To summarize our findings, Korean students’ identification of themselves with geekiness was associated with university prestige more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Atsuro Morita Recent studies in STS and anthropology have elucidated that the travel of science has been entangled with various forms of travel, including indigenous modes. While the Western style of travel often entails comparative imaginations about the difference between places and people...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 253–274.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Fig. 3   The frontispiece to A Summary of Western Manufacturing Methods . The name of the translator is preceded by that of the supervisor, Mitsukuri-sensei. This likely refers to Mitsukuri Rinshō 箕作麟祥, a well-known Western scholar and grandson of the family's renowned Rangakusha patriarch...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... control, which has hitherto focused either on Western actors in the transnational population control movement or on non-Western “acceptors” subjected to the population control programs. 17 4 2014 27 4 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 international cooperation family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... as a pioneering physician. Although many Japanese physicians favored Western medicine (transmitted via Dutch Learning 蘭學) over Chinese medicine in the mid-nineteenth century, most in the mid- and late-eighteenth century focused on mastering classical Chinese, and then Ming and Qing medical books...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Theresa MacPhail The overall ‘problem’ in early accounts of science and/or medicine in China seemed to center upon whether or not China possessed or could acquire modern Western science. However, in the twenty-first century there is now little debate over whether or not China has science. Yet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and nation building. In the mid-twentieth century, taijiquan migrated West, becoming aligned in the 1960s and 1970s with Western interest in holistic health, Asian meditative systems and Chinese martial arts, but its martial techniques were little known until the 1980s and 1990s. British taijiquan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Rueylin Chen This article discusses the conflict that broke out between the Taiwanese Positivists and New Confucians in 1950s Taiwan. Opposing views on science, tradition, Chinese culture, and Western culture led to a series of debates, which yielded significant impacts on Taiwanese society. After...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Vietnamese people with Western, efficient (and toxic), specific medications, thus promoting a process of therapeutic selection (and indigenisation of medical practises) as well as an enduring appropriation of Western scientific and industrial techniques that would prove crucial during 35 years of war...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... panels were installed in the flood-damaged orchards and fish ponds in central Ping-Tung. The sites of the solar farms are neither the rooftops of buildings nor industrial wastelands. Solar PV products transferred from Western countries to Taiwan are called “redesignable artifacts.” If a certain...