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Beyond Joseph Needham : science, technology, and medicine in East and South East Asia

Author: Morris Low
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.
Series: Osiris., Second series ;, Volume 13.
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Devoted to the history of non-Western science, technology and medicine, this volume goes beyond the legacy of late historian, Joseph Needham, by covering a range of countries and adopting new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morris Low
ISBN: 0226000907 9780226000909 0226000915 9780226000916
OCLC Number: 43900430
Description: 443 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Beyond Joseph Needham: science, technology, and medicine in East and Southeast Asia / Morris F. Low --
Technics and civilization in late imperial china: an essay in the cultural history of technology / Francesca Bray --
Assimilation andinnovation in Indonesian science / Lewis Pyenson --
Problems and possibilities in the study of the history of Korean science / Yung Sik Kim --
Western science in Siam: a tale of two kings / Ian Hodges --
Technology transfer and cultural exchange: western scientists and engineers encounter late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan / Graeme J.N. Gooday and Morris F. Low --
Importing locomotives in Meiji Japan: international business and technology transfer in the railroad industry / Steven J. Ericson --
Winning markets or winning Nobel Prizes? KAIST and the challenges of late industrialization / Kim Dong-Won and Stuart W. Leslie --
Harvesting the Pacific: the blue revolution in China and the Philippines / Peter Neushul and Lawrence Badash --
Who was responsible for the weather? Moral meteorology in late imperial China / Mark Elvin --
Japanese Nobel candidates in the first half of the twentieth century / James R. Bartholomew --
New geographies of Chinese medicine / T.J. Hinrichs --
Colonial medical police and postcolonial medical surveillance systems in Taiwan, 1895-1950s / Chin Hsien-Yu --Medicine, food, and poison in traditional Thai healing / Scott Bomber --
Debating racial science in wartime Japan / Tessa Morris-Suzuki --
The repatriation of atomic bomb victim body parts to Japan: natural objects and diplomacy / M. Susan Lindee --
Deadly disputes: hybrid selves and the calculation of death in Japan and North America / Margaret Lock.
Series Title: Osiris., Second series ;, Volume 13.
Responsibility: edited by Morris F. Low.

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