EASTM: New Issue #46 Published

The latest issue #46 of the Journal of EAST ASIAN SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE, featuring a Focus on “Displacing Jesuit Science in Qing China,” is published and available online at www.eastm.org

Contents of this journal include the following:

  • Note from the Editor by CATHERINE JAMI
  • Obituary: Tsun Ko (Ke Jun柯俊) (1917-2017) by MEI JIANJUN and THILO REHREN
  • Focus
    • Focus Introduction by WU HUIYI, ALEXANDER STATMAN and MARIO CAMS
    • Blurring the Boundaries: Integrating Techniques of Land Surveying on the Qing’s Mongolian Frontier by MARIO CAMS
    • ‘The Observations We Made in the Indies and in China’: The Shaping of the Jesuits’ Knowledge of China by Other Parts of the Non-Western World by WU HUIYI
    • A Forgotten Friendship: How a French missionary and a Manchu prince studied electricity and ballooning in late eighteenth century Beijing by ALEXANDER STATMAN
  • Article
    • The Substitution of Materia Medica in Tibetan Medicine: An Inquiry into Traditional Tibetan Treatises by OLAF CZAJA
  • Reviews
    • Roslyn Lee Hammers, Pictures of Tilling and Weaving: Art, Labor, and Technology in Song and Yuan China reviewed by Ina Asim
    • Liping Bu, Darwin H. Stapleton, and Ka-Che Yip, Science, Public Health and the State in Modern Asia reviewed by Ruth Rogaski
    • Roger Hart, Imagined Civilizations: China, the West, and Their First Encounter reviewed by H. Floris Cohen
    • Christopher Cullen, The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning: Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems reviewed by Daniel Patrick Morgan