The essays in this volume serve as a marker of the current state of studies in the history of science, technology and medicine in Japa, fields which remain small, despite Japan's reputation for technological innovation and solid record of Nobel Prize laureates in both science and medicine. The...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
In this book David Wittner situates Japan’s Meiji Era experience of technology transfer and industrial modernization within the realm of culture, politics, and symbolism, examining how nineteenth century beliefs in civilization and enlightenment influenced the process of technological choice....
Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge