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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 (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 (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 (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... or content of new sources in determining how PRC history has been written. The aim behind these arguments is twofold: to highlight the intellectual debt (or burden) that links PRC history, via area studies, to policy science; and to elucidate other ways of guiding research in place of the increasingly...
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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 Initially, I unveil a record of the temple in the unpublished papers...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
... on a 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...
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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 (2007) 15 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 February 2007
... (Memoirs on the History, Sciences, Arts, Manners, Customs, etc. of the Chinese, by the Missionaries of Beijing, hereafter referred to as Memoirs) and subsequently “ruminated in some quite modern compilations” over the course of the nine...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
... sources demonstrates the myriad possibilities for analysis that combines the empirical, the discursive, and the self-reflexive. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 archival sources oral history methodology PRC history Science for the People Undergraduate students often enter my...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 635–648.
Published: 01 August 2005
...”: all of those who embroider their dispiriting fripperies around a “Marxism” reduced to the morose virtue of a “science of history.” Science of history? Marxism is the discourse that the proletariat as subject uses to sustain itself. We shall...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Creager Angela N. H. 2006 . “ Nuclear Energy in the Service of Biomedicine: The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission’s Radioisotope Program, 1946–1950 .” Journal of the History...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 287–306.
Published: 01 February 2012
...? WH: I began my earliest work discussing the question of science in Chinese thought. My initiative had two objectives. First was a simple comparative question of the concept of science in the so- called history of thought and its development...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Asia .” Comparative Studies in Society and History 54 , no. 1 : 93 – 113 . Becker Howard Saul . 1982 . Art Worlds . Berkeley : University of California Press . Bourdieu Pierre . 1976 . “Le champ scientifique” (“The Scientific Field”) . Actes de la recherché en sciences...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 731–761.
Published: 01 August 1998
... perhaps to therapeutic practice or to the patient’s experience. Eventually some of them came into being.3 A meta- morphosis of the history of science in the 1970s greatly affected the history of medicine. The change was to a large extent...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 February 2000
... the status of nature — an ideology under the guise of scientific language and form. The academy of social sciences is at times not very dissimilar from the altar of nationalism. To the conceptual relation between nature and history in acad...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 253–254.
Published: 01 February 1998
... is a Ph.D. student in Japanese history at (Xumbia University. He is writing his dissertation, “Growth Solution: The ‘Dual Economy,’ Consumption and the (:onccpt of Economic Growth in Post-Imperial Japan.” John G...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of Science: Proceedings of the Institute for the History of Science , edited by Clagett Marshall . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press . Leibniz Gottfried Wilhelm . 1998 (1695) . “ Specimen Dynamicum .” In Philosophical Texts , edited by Francks Richard Woolhouse R. S...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
... . . . to the present, the sciences of physics (kakubutsugatju or getumue),astronomy, chemistry, organology, geology, paleontology as well as anatomy, physiology, and natural history all reach extreme specializa- tion. Metaphysics, however...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the museum objectifies and naturalizes its artifacts and how it manufactures a particular way of viewing an exhibited culture. The museum in question is the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung, Taiwan, with its exhibition...