The formation of science in Japan : building a research tradition

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dc.creator Bartholomew, James R., 1941- 2008-06-30T18:09:29Z 2008-06-30T18:09:29Z 1989 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 0300042612
dc.identifier.other OCLC #18961111
dc.identifier.other LCCN 88036817
dc.description xvii, 371 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Publisher: Yale University Press, 1989 en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Illustrations. p.xi -- Tables. p.xiii -- Preface. p.xv -- Chapter One. The Social formation of Japanese science. p.1 -- Chapter Two. Science and society in the Tokugawa Period. p.9 -- Recruitment to science in Tokugawa Japan. p.10 -- Tokugawa educational and scientific institutions. p.25 -- Tokugawa science in its bureaucratic setting. p.35 -- Scholarly conduct in Tokugawa Japan. p.42 -- Chapter Three. Formation of the Meiji scientific community. p.49 -- Recruitment to science in Meiji Japan. p.52 -- Foreign teachers and university training. p.63 -- The foreign study experience. p.68 -- The meaning of overseas study. p.75 -- Creating the role for research in Japan. p.82 -- Chapter Four. Laying the institutional foundations of science. p.89 -- Early post-restoration developments. p.90 -- Diet politics and science in the 1890s. p.98 -- The struggle to define a research posture. p.111 -- Research capacities on the eve of the war. p.123 -- Chapter Five. Science and the bureaucarcy. p.125 -- The period of early decisions (1868-89). p.128 -- Decision making about science in the 1890s. p.135 -- Decision making for science in the prewar years. p.145 -- Chapter Six. Scientific research in its social setting. p.162 -- Kitasato and the institution of infectious diseases. p.166 -- Recruitment to professorships in academic laboratories. p.168 --The research atmosphere in academic laboratories. p.176 -- Competition and cooperation in Japanese science. p.191 -- Chapter Seven. Science and the crisis of World War I. p.199 -- The administrative transfer of Kitasato's Institute. p.201 --Results and implications of the Institute transfer. p.206 -- Founding of the Research Institute for Physics and Chemistry. p.212 -- Tokyo University and the Institute for Aeronautics. p.217 -- The research infrastructure of academic science. p.223 --Science outside the academic system. p.230 -- Chapter Eight. The research system in an age of transition. p.238 -- Changes in the conditions for scientific research. p.239 --The Ministry of Education's Science Research Grants Program. p.247 -- Establishment of the National Research Council. p.254 -- Chapter Nine. Science and society : a retrospective. p.264 -- Epilogue. p.276 -- Notes. p.281 -- Index. p.357 -- Illustrations. -- Tables. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Yale University Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Science -- Japan -- History en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Research -- Japan -- History en_US
dc.title The formation of science in Japan : building a research tradition en_US
dc.type Book en_US