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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 484–487.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Priscilla Roberts Anglo-Chinese Encounters Since 1800: War, Trade, Science, and Governance . By Wang Gungwu . Cambridge and New York : Cambridge University Press , 2003 . ix, 202 pp. $60.00 (cloth); $22.00 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 484 T H E J O...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to leave the fact of the bombings in a colonial past. derekjkramer@gmail.com © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 Science War atomic bomb postcolonial erasure In early October 1945, three researchers from Kyoto University took the train to Hiroshima. Pak Ch’ŏlchae, Ree T'aegyu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 797–820.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of World War II in Asia, China's Communist Party head and president Xi Jinping presided over a lavish parade in the heart of Beijing, which featured missiles and other Chinese military hardware as well as large contingents of People's Liberation Army soldiers and small contingents of troops from various...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (4): 769–787.
Published: 01 August 1986
... on higher education and forced it to change. New universities, colleges, and research institutes were established; more students were enrolled; and more women entered colleges. The war also spurred a great shift toward science and technology, which was to be instrumental in Japan's economic recovery...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 615–637.
Published: 01 August 2015
... , and Verena Ertl . 2012 . “ Haunted by Ghosts: Prevalence, Predictors and Outcomes of Spirit Possession Experiences among Former Child Soldiers and War-Affected Civilians in Northern Uganda .” Social Science & Medicine 75 ( 3 ): 548 –54. Obeyesekere Gananath . 1970 . “ The Idiom of Demonic...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 161–168.
Published: 01 February 1955
... scholarship is the considerable raprochment between fields of study conventionally classed as the "humanities" and those called the "social sciences," or now fashionably, "behavioral sciences." A strong contributing factor here has been the growth, especially during and since World War II, of so-called " a r...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 755–783.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., and restraint? For Gordon an important premise was the role of women in the postwar economy. This provides a point of departure from which to explore the ideologies and practices of production and consumption across the Cold War dividing line between “consumerist” and “productionist” regimes in East Asia...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 13 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 November 1953
...R. P. Dore Abstract In the intellectual ferment which defeat and occupation brought to Japan the social sciences underwent a particular upheaval. The decade before the war had seen their development stultified by the officially enforced atmosphere of dogmatic moralism and irrational metaphysics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 347–369.
Published: 07 April 2010
... to science and the idea of civilizational progress—in the middle of World War II. Being an American Jew in France, that denouement was realized, for her, by Hitler's Germany, in the moment that it fell to American industrial war making. But Stein's insight might as easily and as correctly be applied...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 5 (1): 47–59.
Published: 01 November 1945
...Francis L. K. Hsu Abstract The Chinese are changing,” we heard this said many times even before the last war. Numerous books, mainly popular in nature, have been written on this very theme. Most of us often fail to realize that it is largely an assumption. Unlike other assumptions about the Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 743–754.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Maureen L. P. Patterson Abstract Since the end of World War II there has been a nation-wide burgeoning of academic interest in South Asia, that is to say, in India, Pakistan, Ceylon, and Nepal. The pioneering teaching and research program in South Asian Studies was established at the University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 33 (1): 51–65.
Published: 01 November 1973
...-Japanese War as a time when Japan achieved great power status, won world acclaim, and fulfilled the Meiji dream. It was a landmark in modern world history: everywhere leaders of sujected peoples were inspired to believe that they too could import Western science and industry, rid themselves of white...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 August 2006
... science wars of the 1990s, he turns to Japan, where, according to Murphy, a more meaningful interaction between science and literature has existed. Chapter 2 analyzes So seki s Bungakuron (1907). Replete with B O O K R E V I E W S J A P A N 631 the latest science (especially cognitive psychology...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 632–633.
Published: 01 August 2006
... of the science wars as between scientists versus science studies scholars, which comes from his strong contention that the two elds do not share the same epistemology, simpli es the science wars in a misleading way. Despite these weaknesses, this publication is an ambitious and important scholarship...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 629–630.
Published: 01 August 2006
... the boundary between literature and science (Murphy uses veri cation in science to differentiate the two elds) and that the lack of fundamental understanding between science and humanities in the U.S. caused the barren science wars of the 1990s, he turns to Japan, where, according to Murphy, a more meaningful...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 1999
... genetics under Stalin and Lysenko, is one of the most extreme examples of the transformation of scientific institutions in the service of state ideology. Visvanathan is concerned to show what lost out in this "science war" were ideas about the value of diversity for sustainability through the need...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1089–1091.
Published: 01 August 2008
... States, many Japanese scientists were influenced by socialism before and after World War II. Concerned by the desperate social conditions in Japan immediately following the war and influenced by the writings of J. D. Bernal, Marxist physicists Sōkichi Sakata and Mituo Taketani hoped to make science more...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (2): 393–395.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Japan's surrender (1931 1945). By discarding the "fifteen years war" interpretation, Hatano's periodization challenges the validity of that staple of Japanese Marxist interpretation. His scheme, however, allows the historian to isolate the Pacific War instead of integrating it into a larger, East Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 125–133.
Published: 01 November 1961
... of historical studies in phasized accomplishments in historical studies and contained little about the general direction taken by Japan's Asian studies, particularly the contemporary ones. The purpose of the following is to describe the major trends of Asian studies in pre-war and post-war Japan. Throughout...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 481–497.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and Yuri E. Dubrova: Cold War Debates and the Genetic Effects of Low-Dose Radiation .” Journal of the History of Biology 48 ( 1 ): 67 – 98 . Hanna Bridget . 2014 . “Toxic Relief: Science, Uncertainty, and Medicine...