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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... image and meanings of Song Ci have been negotiated in China over the Republican period (1912–49) and after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. It argues that a confluence of modern developments—new concepts of national and world history, the successful implementation of legal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Francesca Bray We might think that scholars in the fields of national, comparative, world, or global history of science and technology engage with each other in fruitful dialogue and see their works as part of a common cumulative project. But such is not usually the case. This article identifies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sigrid Schmalzer Xiong Weimin 熊卫民 , Dui yu lishi, kexuejia you hua shuo: 20 shiji Zhongguo kexuejie de ren yu shi 对于历史,科学家有话说:20世纪中国科学界的人与事 [ Scientists Have Something to Say about History: The People and Issues of Twentieth-Century China’s Scientific World ] Beijing : Dongfang chubanshe...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the JCRR were crucial in the competition of ideas and discourse about the role of science, society, and modernity in development. Agricultural and rural development touch upon some of the greatest issues of the twentieth century, and arguably of world history: decolonization, nation building, the Cold...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the scientific ideology of world citizenship. The present article answers the call to study the transnational history of health ( Iriye 2002 ) and situates studies conducted in Taiwan within the broader set of social, cultural, and political transformations at the transnational level to describe a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kjell Ericson Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa zenki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和前期の科学思想史 [ Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan: From 1920 to 1960 ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō , 2011 . 432 pp. ¥5,400 . Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa kōki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和後期の科学思想...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Christopher G. Harding This article offers a four-part framework for exploring the complexities and nuances of a modern and contemporary phenomenon in health care and broader public discourse in many parts of the world: the “religion-psy dialogue,” the increasing interchange between the thinkers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... stakeholders, to create meaningful conversations among NGOs, government, and the general public. Liz: I am always excited to hear that other people in the Western world discovered the g0v community because you guys [g0v] are super rad. It’s not going like the way civic tech has gone for the past ten years, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Fa-ti Fan This essay discusses the recent rise of interest in the global history of science. It first explains the central characteristics of this new scholarly development and distinguishes it from the earlier projects of studying science in a world-historical context pursued by George Sarton and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anto Mohsin The article explores the sociopolitical history of electrification in Bali in the so-called New Order period of Indonesia (1966–98). It discusses the intertwining factors that drove electrification on the island to move more quickly than in other areas in Indonesia, culminating in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the Japanese and non-Japanese sides. Grunden's Secret Weapons and World War II is the first English-language book on this topic and is extensively based on numerous Japanese as well as English-language sources available at present. Walter E. Grunden, associate professor of history at Bowling Green...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Yamoi Pham Tsing Anna Lowenhaupt , The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press , 2015 . xii+352 pp . $29.95 hardcover . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 In the face of a dual crisis of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... her talk she summarized her world-famous research, revealing how the language of science is actually gendered, and how this gendered language influences scientists as they explore nature. At the end, she also mentioned a new project that was ready for publication—her work on the mirage of a space...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Sungook Hong Lawrence K. Altman and William J. Broad, “More Science, More Fraud,” New York Times (20 December 2005). The article starts with the passage that “The South Korean scandal that shook the world of science last week is just one sign of a global explosion in research that is outstripping...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Dagmar Schäfer Inscriptions have mainly been discussed as an important source to aid the analysis of the nature and extent of state control over production and manufacture in Chinese history. This essay takes a different approach and discusses the conceptual development of inscriptions with a view...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that human resources brought about between all the involved territories. The confluence of (geo)politics in Japan, East Asia, the Pacific, the United States, and the rest of the world molded intellectual migration in medicine from Japan to Hawaii, migration that served as an economically viable...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... mechanization runs through the entire history of mathematics as a complementary tendency to axiomatization ( Wu 1978a : 373–74). Axiomatization was Greek; mechanization, it seemed to Wu, was totally Chinese. All those “great contributions of our ancient mathematics to world culture,” as he had written about in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
...John P. DiMoia This article interrogates the category “Cold War family planning” for the East Asian context (1945–1991), arguing that the category remains highly relevant while also reflecting a much longer regional history of demography and population studies. In this sense, the category is both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., cardiograph, and thermometer were invented and subsequently influenced societies. However, recent historians have turned their attention to the technology-in-practice to show a unidirectional history intertwined by devices, clinicians, and users. This paper aims to follow this line of study by focusing on a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... around the world. For example, the city where I live, Nashville, Tennessee, is known both as “Music City USA” for its country music scene and as the “buckle of the Bible Belt” for its numerous evangelical churches. Yet here in the conservative South, manifestations of Chinese medicine (and related arts...