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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
... constraints and alpine enthusiasms of Meiji Japan (1868–1912). To do so, we turn to Yamasaki Naomasa and Kojima Usui—close friends and pioneers in their respective fields of geography and mountaineering—to show how alpinism helped to launch glaciology as a scientific discipline in Japan. By chronicling...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Victoria Lee The domestication of penicillin production in Japan was a priority for the Allied occupation government (1945–1952) immediately after World War II, since manufacturing the drug using raw materials available locally would lower the cost of the occupation. In place of employing...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 36 (2): 275–296.
Published: 01 March 2006
...MORRIS F. LOW ABSTRACT The destruction of Japan's cyclotrons by Occupation Forces after the Pacific War resulted in a major setback for experimental physics in that country. Key figures such as Yoshio Nishina, Sin-itirôô Tomonaga, and Ryôôkichi Sagane strived to help Japan rebuild its scientific...