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positions (1998) 6 (3): 707–730.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., symptoms, lives and deaths; it constituted a real table of juxtaposed and carefully distinct singu1arities.- Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish “These uniforms must be far too heavy for the tropics,” the traveler said instead...
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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 (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
... medical commu- nity became a base for medical missions in the new southern colonies. In a Taiwan Times [Taiwan jih¯o] article on “tropical hygiene” published in 1942, Kaoru Morishita, a professor of medicine at Taipei Imperial University, pro...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
... for a southern advance.”5 And the various disciplines of anthropology, ethnography, archaeology, medicine, labor sciences, agricultural sciences, and biology were all developed on the stage of this “testing ground” as sciences of the tropical zone...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
... controversial CD legisla- Levine I Modernity, Medicine, and Colonialism 687 tion. Tropical colonies, said Downing Street and the medical men, did not correspond with domestic Britain in any manner. They differed from...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand This essay examines graphic, textual, and material evidence concerning the use of chairs by European colonists in South and Southeast Asia and by Japanese colonists in Taiwan. It focuses particularly on informal furniture made from lightweight tropical fibers such as rattan...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
... and carrying either a bucket of soapy water and a scrubbing broom or a broom and dustpan (fig- ure 1). The tropical humidity and frequent downpours meant that the stains caused by rusted wrought iron never left the walls. The unequal level...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 431–456.
Published: 01 May 2004
... had a common dream in which they were advised that they could be recovered only with the help of the medicinal water from the Mountain of Three Gods in the Western Country. Neither the king’s valiant subjects nor his sixdaughters were willing...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Modern warfare, Seaman argues, demands modern medicine, and in this field, Japan led the way. Japan’s national victory was a triumph for the uni- versal empire of hygiene. As Seaman notes, the success of Japanese military medicine...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
... of the world. Over 1000 years ago, China invented gunpowder and the compass. More than 1000 years later China was, alas, brutally defeated by the guns and canons of the Allied Army. Chinese medicine has been...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
... secretary conforms to the ideal of feminine service: a pretty young thing in skirt and heels, she brings him a cup of soothing medicine. The problem is solved and everyone smiles. These Chinese commercials mirror those in the rest of East...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of Taiwan Austronesian. It is located in the Chung-kuo Ko- hsueh-kuan, or Chinese Science Hall, along with other exhibitions titled Chinese Medicine, China: Science and Technology, China? Agriculture, Ancient Chinese, and Chinese Mind...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 519–567.
Published: 01 August 1996
... favors those who take advantage of short-term conditions to have many rapidly-maturing offspring. K-strategy is more common in sta- ble tropical areas, where population densities are higher. If r/K theory were relevant to humans, Africa...