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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Wang Hui Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 The Fate of "Mr. Science" in China: The Concept of Science and Its Application in Modern Chinese Thought Wang Hui The wide-ranging application of the concept of science in twentieth-cen...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 597–635.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Thomas Lamarre Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Bacterial Cultures and Linguistic Colonies: Mori Rintaro's Experiments with History, Science, and Language Thomas Lamarre The Collected Works of Mori Ogai (pseudonym of Mori Rintaro, 1862- 1922...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 217–251.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Andrew E. Barshay Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Toward a History of the Social Sciences in Japan Andrew E. Barshay The Triple Paradox of Japanese Social Science Japanese social science is social science. Although a form of national excep...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 347–372.
Published: 01 May 2021
... recreation that emerged in Korea during the 1910s and 1920s, the missionaries recast Sorai from a deleterious space into a site of strategic and devotional rest. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 missiology scientific racism tropical medicine colonial science history of recreation...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
... well-intentioned readers. We propose that both the narrative form and content of Hung's science fiction address the homophobic deployments of what we term reticent schadenfreude. By exposing how it renders oppositional or deviant sexual positionalities impossible or off the map of civil discourse in...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 67–112.
Published: 01 February 1998
... the last half-century, one must look to the history of the social sciences in Japan before 1945. When economics departments were established at the leading national universities in the 192os,lecturers were positions 6:1 0 1998by...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
...–1950 .” Journal of the History of Biology 39 , no. 4 : 649 – 84 . Creager Angela N. H. 2008 . “ Atomic Transfiguration .” Lancet 372 , no. 9651 : 1726 – 27 . Creager Angela N. H. 2013 . Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine . Chicago : Chicago...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... generation.”9 More recently Andrew Barshay has suggested that Miki holds a central place not only in philosophy but also in the history of social sciences in Japan.10 The importance of Miki’s prewar position might be best understood in terms of his...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
... also the particu- Tomiyama I Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone 369 lar national consciousness of postwar Japan in which the historical process of the liberation of the colonies and the breakup of the empire-a history...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of Korean history or art history with material culture studies, science studies, and the phenomenological anthropology of landscape. My focus is Sǒkkuram, surely among the most extensively discussed of all Korean historic sites. Initially, I unveil a record of the temple in the unpublished papers of...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from the transcribed taidan, now archived as an oral history document as part of the Teach311.org project. The taidan ultimately serves as a clarifying example of the need to excavate the relationships among places, radioisotopes, and research that have come to define human relationships. The issues...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Shi-chi Mike Lan This article studies the history and historiography of Taiwanese World War II veterans (commonly known as Taiji Riben bing or Taiwanese-native Japanese soldiers), who served as Japanese paramilitary fighting the Chinese and Allied forces. Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese were...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Kang Chao; Marshall Johnson 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Nationalist Social Sciences and the Fabrication of Subimperial Subjects in Taiwan Kang Chao and Marshall Johnson Nationalist Imagination and Positivist Social Sciences A distinctive feature of imperial...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Chris Goto-Jones As a discipline, the history of political thought itself has a history of competing methods: on the one hand, there are political theorists whose principle interest is in the use to which the ideas they find can be put—they seek to put the discoveries to work on instances of...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., for my purposes, social problems emerge to paper over the eruption of the new. Wang Xiaodan s publication, a largely chronological history of social science translation in this era, clari es how closely the interests and...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Plate. In this exhibition, Lee Gyeong-Min, the archivist and curator of Uchida's photographs, attempted to reveal the exhibition's connection to the power/knowledge equation in colonial science, while at the same time seeking to reground the site of the archive for writing a new history of the colonial...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Knowledge—A Short History of Science of Thought”) . Shisō 1021 ( May ): 2 – 6 . Venable Vernon . 1945 . Human Nature, the Marxian View . New York : Alfred A. Knopf . Yui Wada . 2005 . “Tsurumi Shunsuke to Shisō no kagaku no 1950 nendai” (“Tsurumi Shunsuke and Science of Thought...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 571–597.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Maki Fukuoka By the 1870s photography in Japan came to be called shashin , a term introduced from China and used in Japan since the eighteenth century. This article approaches the history of photography through the conceptual framework that surrounded shashin in the decades before its pairing with...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
... single topic in the more than two decades' history of the listserv, providing a small window onto the mentality of the academic world mostly dominated by US scholars regarding the MIT incident and other relevant issues. Some commentators on H-Asia were thoughtful and open minded. But a number of the...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Sudarat Musikawong The visual artwork produced about Thai contemporary political trauma constitutes a “trauma art” expressing a politics of loss—loss of life, loss of history, and loss of leftist memory. While much of the literature on 1970s violence and traumatic memory in Thailand has focused on...