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Low, Morris

Building a Modern Japan

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Morris Low

Part 1. Science, Medicine, and a Healthy Nation

2. The Rise of Western “Scientific Medicine” in Japan: Bacteriology and Beriberi
Christian Oberländer

3. Male Anxieties: Nerve Force, Nation, and the Power of Sexual Knowledge
Sabine Frühstück

4. The Female Body and Eugenic Thought in Meiji Japan
Sumiko Otsubo

5. Racializing Bodies through Science in Meiji Japan: The Rise of Race-Based Research in Gynecology
Yuki Terazawa

6. Doctors, Disease, and Development: Engineering Colonial Public Health in Southern Manchuria, 1905–1926
Robert John Perrins

Part 2. Technology, Industry, and Nation

7. The Mechanization of Japan’s Silk Industry and the Quest for Progress and Civilization, 1870–1880
David G. Wittner

8. A Miracle of Industry: The Struggle to Produce Sheet Glass in Modernizing Japan
Martha Chaiklin

9. Modernity and Carpenters: Daiku Technique and Meiji Technocracy
Gregory Clancey

10. The Impact of the Great Depression: The Japan Spinners Association, 1927–1936
W. Miles Fletcher

Keywords: History, Asian History, History of Science, Music, Regional and Cultural Studies, History of Japan

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
256 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781403981110
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53057-1

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