Previous Issues of Historia Scientiarum (since 2001)

Tables of Contents from previous issues of Historia Scientiarum since 2001.
欧文誌 Historia Scientiarum の過去の目次一覧です。

Vol.26, No.3 (March 2017)
Vol.26, No.2 (February 2017) , The Popularization of Science and Technology in East Asia
Vol.26, No.1 (March 2016) , Soviet Science beyond the Boundaries
Vol.25, No.3 (March 2016) , The Popularization of Science in Victorian Britain
Vol.25, No.2 (December 2015)
Vol.25, No.1 (August 2015) , Nuclear Peril in International Contexts
Vol.24, No.3 (March 2015)
Vol.24, No.2 (February 2015) , New Historical Researches on East Asian Science
Vol.24, No.1 (August 2014)
Vol.23, No.3 (March 2014) , Science and Visual Images in History
Vol.23, No.2 (December 2013) , Mixed Mathematics and Its Material Culture
Vol.23, No.1 (July 2013)
Vol.22, No.3 (March 2013) , Science and Soviet Political Authorities: Conflict, Cooperation, and Incongruence
Vol.22, No.2 (December 2012) , Social History of Medicine in Modern Japan
Vol.22, No.1 (July 2012)
Vol.21, No.3 (March 2012) , Science, Technology, and the State in East Asia: Experts and Politicians in Postwar Korea and Japan
Vol.21, No.2 (December 2011)
Vol.21, No.1 (July 2011) , Encounters with the West: Science, Technology and Visual Culture in East Asia from the 18th to the 19th Century
Vol.20, No.3 (March 2011) , Historical Studies on Scientific and Pedagogical Instruments
Vol.20, No.2 (December 2010) , Historical Studies on Scientific Experiments and Instruments
Vol.20, No.1 (July 2010)
Vol.19, No.3 (March 2010)
Vol.19, No.2 (December 2009) , Beyond Differences: International Comparison on Nuclear Histories in Japan, Korea, and the United States
Vol.19, No.1 (July 2009)
Vol.18, No.2 (December 2008) , Locating Japanese Science and Technology
Vol.18, No.1 (July 2008)
Vol.17, No.3 (March 2008) , New Perspectives in the History of East Asian Science
Vol.17, No.2 (December 2007)
Vol.17, No.1 (July 2007)
Vol.16, No.3 (March 2007) , Globalization and Diversity in Chemical Sciences
Vol.16, No.2 (November 2006)
Vol.16, No.1 (July 2006) , Science and Technology during the Second Ward War and the Cold War: A Perspective for a Cooperative Study
Vol.15, No.3 (March 2006) , Science, War, and Colonization in East Asia
Vol.15, No.2 (November 2005) , Colonial Science
Vol.15, No.1 (July 2005)
Vol.14, No.3 (March 2005) , Comparative History of Nuclear Weapons Projects in Japan, Germany, and Russia in the 1940s
Vol.14, No.2 (November 2004)
Vol.14, No.1 (July 2004)
Vol.13, No.3 (March 2004) , History of Medicine and Biology in East Asia
Vol.13, No.2 (November 2003)
Vol.13, No.1 (July 2003)
Vol.12, No.3 (March 2003) , European Imperialism and Development of Modern Technology in Asian Countries: Comparison and Analysis of Their Similarities and Differences
Vol.12, No.2 (November 2002)
Vol.12, No.1 (July 2002)
Vol.11, No.3 (March 2002)
Vol.11, No.2 (November 2001)
Vol.11, No.1 (July 2001)

Vol.26, No.3 (March 2017)

Yoichi ISAHAYA and Jyuh Fuh LIN: Entangled Representation of Heaven: A Chinese Divination Text from a Tenth-Century Dunhuang Fragment (P. 4071)
Harufumi TAMAZAWA, Hisashi HAYAKAWA, and Kiyomi IWAHASHI: Astronomy and Intellectual Networks in the late 18th Century in Japan: A Case Study of Fushimi in Yamashiro

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Translating and Annotating Edison’s Biography in Meiji Japan

Vol.26, No.2 (February 2017)

Special Issue:  The Popularization of Science and Technology in East Asia

Takehiko HASHIMOTO and Ruselle MEADE: Introduction
Ruselle MEADE: Popular Science and Personal Endeavor in Early-Meiji Japan: The Case of Hatsumei Kiji
Shi-Lin LOH: Radiation in Print: Popularizing X-rays in the Mass Media of Early Twentieth-Century Japan

OTANI Takushi: Technology Transfer as a Dialogical Process Crossing the Pacific Ocean: Sony’s Transistor Technology Transfer

Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Masanori KAJI (1956-2016)

Vol.26, No.1 (March 2016)

Special Issue: Soviet Science beyond the Boundaries

Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Introduction
Hirofumi SAITOH: The Early Movement for Normalizing Biology Education in Russia
after Lysenko’s Downfall in 1965
Tsuyoshi FUJIOKA: Japanese Lysenkoists after Lysenko’s Downfall
Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Obninsk, 1955: The World’s First Nuclear Power Plant and “The Atomic Diplomacy” by Soviet Scientists

Heng WEN: “Autonomy,” “Alienation,” and Beyond: the Relationship between Chinese Physicists and the Kuomintang Government, 1928–1945

Kunihisa MORITA: Einstein’s Criticism and Humean Philosophy

Vol.25, No.3 (March 2016)

Special Issue: The Popularization of Science in Victorian Britain

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Introduction
Bernard LIGHTMAN: The Royal Panopticon: Victorian Museums and the Popularization of Science
Jennifer TUCKER: “To Obtain More General Attention for the Objects of Science”: The Depiction of Popular Science in Victorian Illustrated News
Takashi ITO: State and the Popularization of Science in Victorian Britain: Scientific and Literary Societies Act of 1843

Vol.25, No.2 (December 2015)

Keiko KAWASHIMA: Émilie Du Châtelet and the Significance of Publishing Dissertation sur la nature et la propagation du feu (1744)
Sayaka MIHARA: Vitalism and neonatal medicine in Japan, 1901–1945
Eri NAKAMURA: “Invisible” War Trauma in Japan: Medicine, Society, and Military Psychiatric Casualties

Vol.25, No.1 (August 2015)

Special Issue: Nuclear Peril in International Contexts

Toshihiro HIGUCHI and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Introduction: Transnational Origins of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto and the Radiological Dimensions of the Nuclear Arms Race
Maika NAKAO, Takeshi KURIHARA, and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Yasushi Nishiwaki, Radiation Biophysics, and Peril and Hope in the Nuclear Age
Jacob Darwin HAMBLIN and Linda M. RICHARDS: Beyond the Lucky Dragon: Japanese Scientists and Fallout Discourse in the 1950s
Toshihiro HIGUCHI: The Strange Career of Dr. Fish: Yoshio Hiyama, Radioactive Fallout, and Nuclear Fear Management in Japan, 1954-1958
Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Radiation Studies and the Soviet Scientists in the Second Half of the 1950’s

Vol.24, No.3 (March 2015)

Masahiro IMAI: Erasistratus of Ceos and the Theoretical Sources of his Anatomical Physiology of a Human Being
Stanislav JUZNIC: Bibliometrics of Jesuit Mathematicians in China

Vol.24, No.2 (February 2015)

Special Issue: New Historical Researches on East Asian Science

TAKEDA Tokimasa: Introduction
LUO Jianjin: An Algorithm Analysis on the Twelve Tones in the Book Bamboo Slips of Fangmatan of the Qin Dynasty in City Tianshui
Bill M. MAK: The Transmission of Buddhist Astral Science from India to East Asia: The Gandhāran and Central Asian Connections
HAN Qi: Chinese Literati’s Attitudes toward Western Science: Transition from the Late Kangxi Period to the Mid-Qianlong Period
Sarina and Ying WANG: A Comparison of the Spread of the English Translation of Euclidean Geometry in 19th Century China and Japan

James R. Bartholomew: Yoshiyuki Kikuchi, Anglo-American Connections in Japanese Chemistry: The Lab as Contact Zone (London: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013).

Vol.24, No.1 (August 2014)

Chaekun OH: The Cold Damage Medicine in 17th and 18th Century Korea: Comparison through the Medical Records of China, Japan, and Korea

Morris LOW: In Memoriam : Shigeru Nakayama(1928-2014)

Vol.23, No.3 (March 2014)

Special Issue: Science and Visual Images in History

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Introduction
Sachiko KUSUKAWA: Aligning Observations in Edward Tyson’s ‘Lumbricus Latus’ (1683)
Jennifer TUCKER: Science Institutions in Modern British Visual Culture : The British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1831-1931
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Observing Cracks, Sparks, and Snow Crystals : Torahiko Terada and His Students’ Pursuit for the “Physics of Form”
Mari YAMAGUCHI: Visualizing the Atomic Arrangements in Crystals : Bragg’s Bubble Raft Model of Dislocations in Metals

Vol.23 No.2 (December 2013)

Special Issue: Mixed Mathematics and Its Material Culture

Sayaka OKI: Introduction
Sayaka OKI: The Establishment of ‘Mixed Mathematics’ and Its Decline 1600-1800
Kenichi SATO: Surveying in Seventeenth-Century Japan : Technology Transfer from the Netherlands to Japan
Yoshimi TAKUWA: The Historical Transformation of Newton’s experimentum crucis: Pursuit of the Demonstration of Color Immutability
Satoshi NAKAZAWA: Mixed Mathematics, Physico-Mathematics, and the Legitimacy of Experience : A Case Study from Eighteenth-Century Fluid-Resistance Research

Vol.23 No.1 (July 2013)

Mai SUGIMOTO: Edmund C. Berkeley as a Popularizer and an Educator of Computers and Symbolic Logic

Keiko KAWASHIMA: The Evolution of the Gender Question in the Study of Madame Lavoisier
Jia-Ming YING: A Survey of Geometrical Diagrams in Korean Mathematical Texts from the 17th to the 19th Century

Vol.22, No.3 (March 2013)

Special Issue: Science and Soviet Political Authorities: Conflict, Cooperation, and Incongruence

Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Introduction
Alexei KOJEVNIKOV: Science as Co-Producer of Soviet Polity
Slava GEROVITCH: Parallel Worlds : Formal Structures and Informal Mechanisms of Postwar Soviet Mathematics
Koji KANAYAMA: Between Ideology and Science : Dialectics of Dispute on Physics in 1920s-1930s Soviet Russia
Hiroshi ICHIKAWA: Soviet Physicists during the War : Jealousy, Discord and the Ideological Dispute
Hirofumi SAITO: The Institute of Genetics frm 1939 to 1940 : Reconsidering Lysenko’s Intervention in Soviet Genetics

Vol.22, No.2 (December 2012)

Special Issue: Social History of Medicine in Modern Japan

Akihito SUZUKI: Introduction
Ann JANNETTA and Ellen NAKAMURA: Translating Medical Knowledge : Japan’s First Medical Journal – Taisei meii iko『泰西名医彙講』
Susan L. BURNS: Relocating Psychiatric Knowledge : Meiji Psychiatrists, Local Culture(s), and the Problem of Fox Possession
Masahiro SATO: Popularization of Psychiaric Knowledge in Modern Japan at the Turn of the Twentieth Century : Focusing on the Newspaper Coverage of Mental Disorders
Hogetsu RIE: From the Laboratory to the Kitchen : The Oral History of Nutrition and its Application to the History of Science
Alexander R. BAY: Nation from the Bottom Up : Disease, Toilets and Waste Management in Prewar Japan

Vol.22, No.1 (July 2012)

Masahiro IMAI: Aristotle on the Debate about the Central Organ of the Human Body in the 5th and 4th Centuries BC

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: The Japanese Clocks and Time in the Past : Non-standard Seasonal Time Inscribed on Scale Plates of Foot-Ruler Clocks

OKAMOTO Takuji: NISIO Sigeko, Kagaku Janarizumu no Senkusha, Hyoden, ISHIWARA Jun (A Critical Biography of Ishiwara Jun: A Pioneer in Science Journalism), Tokyo:Iwanami Shoten, 2011

Vol.21 No.3 (March 2012)

Special Issue: Science, Technology, and the State in East Asia: Experts and Politicians in Postwar Korea and Japan

HASHIMOTO Takehiko: Introduction
MOON Manyong: The Dual Green Revolutions in South Korea : Reforestation and Agricultural Revolution under the Authoritarian RegimeLEE Young-Mi and HONG Sungook: Technoscience and Politics in Korea in the 1970s : “Scientification of All People Movement” and the “Saemaul Technical Service Corps
SATO Yasushi: Managing the Interface between Politics and Technology : Itokawa Hideo, Shima Hideo, and the Early Japanese Space Programs
FENG Danyang and HASHIMOTO Takehiko: Yokkaichi Asthma and Building the System of Certification of Pollution-related Patients in the 1960s

Vol.21, No.2 (December 2011)

Statement by The President of The History of Science Society of Japan

Kazuyuki ITO: Galileo’s Principle of Descending Motion along Inclined Planes
Masahiro IMAI: Herophilus of Chalcedon and the Hippocratic Tradition in Early Alexandrian Medicine
Keiko KAWASHIMA: Women’s Translations of Scientific Texts in the 18th Century : A Case Study of Marie-Anne Lavoisier

Vol.21, No.1 (July 2011)

Special Issue: Encounters with the West: Science, Technology and Visual Culture in East Asia from the 18th to the 19th Century

Morris LOW and CHUNG Hyung-Min: Introduction
Roslyn HAMMERS: Perspectives in Early Qing-Dynasty Pictures of Tilling and Weaving and Pictures of Cotton
CHUNG Saehyang: Art, Class and Gender in Joseon Dynasty Korea : Representations of Lower-Class Women by the Scholar-Painter Yun Duseo
CHUNG Hyung-Min: Agricultural Illustrations of 19th Century Korea : Imwon gyeongjeji (Treatises on Management of Forest and Garden) by Seo Yugu
Morris LOW: The Impact of Western Science and Technology on Ukiyo-e Prints and Book Illustrations in Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Japan

Shigeru NAKAYAMA: In memorial of Fumihiko SATOFUKA

Vol.20, No.3 (March 2011)

Special Issue: Historical Studies on Scientific and Pedagogical Instruments

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Introduction
Satoshi NAKAZAWA: Whirling Arm and Its Role in Experimental Research on Fluid Resistance in the Eighteenth Century
Boumsoung KIM: Detecting, Recording and Expanding : Instrumentation of Earthquake and Tsunami Observations in Meiji Japan
Takuji OKAMOTO: The First Higher School’s Instruments for Science and Engineering Education
Yukio NAGAHIRA: The Physical Apparatus Collection at Kyoto University : Historical Material as Thing Knowledge

Vol.20, No.2 (December 2010)

Special Issue: Historical Studies on Scientific Experiments and Instruments

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Introduction
Daisuke KONAGAYASuccess from Different Programs : The Development of Experimental Researches on Thermal Radiation in Germany at the End of the 19th Century
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: “How Far Do Experiments on Models Represent Experiments on Full Sized Machines?”: The Examination and Dispute on the Reliability of the Wind Tunnels in Britain, 1909-1917
Mari YAMAGUCHI: The Strategy for Acceptance of the Scanning Tunneling Microscope: Observations of the Si(111)7×7 Reconstructed Surface, 1959-1986

Eloge & Note
Eri YAGI: To the Memory of Lawrence Badash(1934-2010)
Lawrence BADASH: Nuclear Winter and the End of the Age of Agriculture

Vol.20, No.1 (July 2010)

Sungkhun KIM: How Physical Laws Were Understood in Mid-19th Century East Asia : A Comparative Study of Choe Han-gi and Nishi Amane
Stanislav JUZNIC: Far Eastern Vacuum and Electricity : Augustin Hallerstein and Experimental Correspondence between Beijing and Europe

Eri YAGI and Rika Tadokoro OKAMOTO: A History of Entropy through Various Methods : Specially Focused on Technical Term Analysis

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Luis SARAIVA, and Catherine JAMI, eds., The Jesuits, the Padroado and East Asian Science (1552-1773), (London: World Scientific, 2008), xiii+229pp.

Vol. 19, No. 3 (March 2010)

Morris LOW: Colonial Modernity and Networks in the Japanese Empire: The Role of Gotō Shinpei
Robert KARGON: Making Manila Modern: Science, Technology and American Colonialism 1898-1915

Takeshi OZAWA: Hermann Ritter (1827-1874), ein Pionier der westlichen Naturwissenschaften in Japan

Chieko KOJIMA: Shizue HINOKAWA, Saikurotoron kara Genbaku e (From Cyclotron to Atomic Bomb)
Setsuro IKEYAMA: SaKHYa, Ganitasarakaumudi: The Moonlight of the Essence of Mathematics by Thakkura Pheru

Vol. 19, No.2 (December 2009)

Special Issue
Beyond Differences: International Comparison on Nuclear Histories in Japan, Korea, and the United States

Shiho NAKAZAWA and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Introduction
Sean L. MALLOY: Contemporary Scholarship and New Light on the A-bomb Decision
Dong-Won KIM: Imaginary Savior: The Image of the Nuclear Bomb in Korea, 1945-1960
Maika NAKAO: Images of the Atomic Bomb in Japan before Hiroshima
Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Nuclear Energy in Postwar Japan and Anti-Nuclear Movements in the 1950s
Hiroko TAKAHASHI: One Minute after the Detonation of the Atomic Bomb: The Erased Effect of Residual Radiation
Ikuo SASAMOTO: Korean Victims of the Atomic Bomb
John DIMOIA: Atoms for Power?: The Atomic Energy Research Institute (AERI) and South Korean Electrification, (1948-1965)
Seong-Jun KIM: Technology Transfer behind a Diplomatic Struggle: Reappraisal of South Korea’s Nuclear Fuel Project in the 1970s

Vol. 19, No.1 (July 2009)

Hiroyuki NAGAI, Yoshio NUKAGA, Koji SAEKI, and Akira AKABAYASHI: Self-Regulation of Recombinant DNA Technology in Japan in the 1970s
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry in the Old Babylonian Period: A Note on the Problem Text VAT 8393

Takeshi OZAWA: On the Initial Reception of Quantum Mechanics in Japan, 1925-1928
Jérôme LAMY: Antoine Darquier et la cosmologie de Johann Heinrich Lambert: emprunts et distances
Stanislav JUZNIC: Chinese-Slovenian Astronomer Hallerstein: Provincial and Visitor to Japanese Jesuit Province

Akihisa SETOGUCHI: Paul CALLOMON and Akira TADA, Yoichiro Hirase and His Role in Japanese Malacology
Yasushi SATO: Takehiko HASHIMOTO, Historical Essays on Japanese Technology
Journals under Threat: A Joint Response from History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Vol. 18, No. 2 (December 2008)

Special Issue: Locating Japanese Science and Technology

Morris LOW: Introduction
Robert KARGON: The U.S.-Japan Nexus: Roots of the Japanese Scientific Enterprise
Morris LOW: Science, Protestant Christianity and Darwinism in Meiji Japan
David G. WITTNER: Practice Makes Perfect: Foreign Knowledge and the Kamaishi Experiment
Yoshiyuki KIKUCHI: Analysis, Fieldwork and Engineering: Accumulated Practices and the Formation of Applied Chemistry Teaching at Tokyo University, 1874-1900
KIM Boumsoung: Terrains of Practice: Geophysical Investigations in Japan in the 1880s
Masanori KAJI: Nozoe Tetsuo’s Chemical Research at Taihoku Imperial University in Taiwan and Its Colonial Context
Takuya MIYAGAWA: The Meteorological Observation System and Colonial Meteorology in Early 20th-Century Korea
Dong-Won KIM: The Longer the Stay, The Better the Result?: Nishina Yoshio’s Overseas Study in the 1920s
Tomoko Y. STEEN: The Case of Ohta Tomoko: A Woman Geneticist in the Neutralist-Selectionist Evolution Controversy

Vol. 18, No. 1 (July 2008)

Jong-Chan LEE: Hygienic Governance and Military Hygiene in the Making of Imperial Japan, 1868-1912
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry in Mesopotamia and Genesis of Algorithms

Oscar SHEYNIN: Bortkiewicz’ Alleged Discovery: the Law of Small Numbers
Yung Sik KIM: Problem of Early Modern Japan in the History of Science in East Asia

Vol. 17, No. 3 (March 2008)

Special Issue: New Perspectives in the History of East Asian Science

YANO Michio: Introduction
TAKEDA Tokimasa: The Formation of the Study of Shushu and Its Development in the Middle Ages: A Tentative Study of a Field of Scientific Study Peculiar to East Asia
LIM Jongtae: Locating a Center on the Surface of a Globe: Negotiating China’s Position on the Spherical Earth in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century China and Korea
MOON Joong-Yang: Late Circulation of the Early Qing Natural Studies in 19th Century Korea
Kazuhiko MIYAJIMA: A New Discovery of Korean Astrolabe
SHIN Dongwon: How Four Different Political Systems Have Shaped the Modernization of Traditional Korean Medicine between 1900 and 1960
Sergey LAPTEFF: A Comparison of Technological Characteristics of Ancient Bronze Mirrors in China, Korea, Japan, and South Siberia

Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Francesca BRAY, Vera DOROFEEVA-LICHTMANN, and George MÉTAILIÉ, eds., Graphics and Text in the Production of Technical Knowledge in China: The Warp and the Weft, 2007

Vol. 17, No.2 (December 2007)

Yasushi SATO: Systems Approach in the Japanese National Railways: How was the Systems Integration of Shinkansen Done?
CHEN Shou: Gu Yuxiu’s Ideas of Science and Scientization in Context of Saving China
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Leonard Bairstow as a Scientific Middleman: Early Aerodynamic Research on Airplane Stability in Britain, 1909-1920
Keiko KAWASHIMA: Two Popular Accounts of Émilie du Châtelet and the Gender Problem

Stanislav JUZNIC: Janez Vajkard Valvasor (1641-1693), F.R.S. and His Scientific and Technological Connections to East Asia

Shigeru NAKAYAMA: Tetsuro NAKAOKA, Nihon Kindai Gijutsu no Keisei: ‘Dento’ to ‘Kindai’ no Dainamikusu (The formation of Modern Japanese Technology: A Dynamics of ‘Tradition’ and ‘Modernity’), 2006
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Yasushi SATO, NASA o Kizuita Hito to Gijutsu (Nasa and Its Engineering Cultures: Human Qualities in Grand System Building), 2007

Vol. 17, No.1 (July 2007)

Steffen DUCHEYNE: HuygensÅfs Understanding of Trajectory: Via media Galileo and Newton

Hajime MIZOGUCHI: Japanese Biologists at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
Oscar SHEYNIN: The True Value of a Measured Constant and the Theory of Errors

Shigeru NAKAYAMA: Thomas Kuhn–A Historian’s Personal Recollections

Michiko YAJIMA: Gregory Clancey, Earthquake Nation, 2006.
Chikara SASAKI: Roshdi Rashed, Geometry and Dioptrics in Classical Islam, 2005

The 54th Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society Program

Vol. 16, No. 3 (March 2007)

Special Issue: Globalization and Diversity in Chemical Sciences

Yasu FURUKAWA: Introduction: Globalization and Diversity in Chemical Sciences
Gerrylynn K ROBERTS and Anna E SIMMONS: The Overseas Dimensions of British Chemical Societies, c.1890 – c.1950
Harro MAAT: Agricultural Sciences in Colonial Indonesia
Nathan M. BROOKS: The Road to “Big Chemistry” in the Soviet Union during the 1920s
HE Juan: The Establishment of Chinese Terms for Chemical Elements: 1901-1932
ZHANG Li: From the Soviet Union to the U.S.: International Exchange in China’s Polymer Science

Vol. 16, No.2 (November 2006)

Victor D. BOANTZA: Light in the Pneumatic Context: Aspects of Interplay between Theory and Practice in Early Photochemical Research
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry for Trapezoids in the Old Babylonian Period: An Observation about Tablet IM 52301
Albrecht HEEFFER: The Logic of Disguise:Descartes’ Discovery of the Law of Refraction

SHOJI Kota: The Contact of differential geometry and continuous groups of transformations: W. Killing’s “Ueber die Grundlagen der Geometire”

G.V. KISELEV: Role of Moscow State University alumni in the Soviet Atomic Project

Oscar SHEYNIN: Theodore M. PORTER, Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age, 2004
Fumihiko SATOFUKA: Wataru IIJIMA, Malaria to teikoku: shokuminnchiigaku to Higashi azia no kouiki chitujyo (Hidden History of Malaria: Colonial/Imperial Medicine and an Integrated Regional Order in 20th Century East Asia). 2004
Oscar SHEYNIN: Jacob BERNOULLI, The Art of Conjecturing together with Letter to a Friend on Sets in Court Tennis. Translated with an introduction and notes by Edith Dudley Sylla.2006

The 53rd Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society Program

Vol. 16, No.1 (July 2006)

Special Issue: Science and Technology during the Second Ward War and the Cold War: A Perspective for a Cooperative Study

Hiroshi ICHIKAWA:  Introduction: A Perspective on the Historical Study of Science and Technology  during the Second World War and the Cold War in Japan
Helmut MAIER: The Kaiser Wilhelm Society during the Second World War
Eduard I. KOLCHINSKY: Science Mobilization in the Soviet Union
Jessica WANG: American Scientists and Cold War Politics:  Current and Future Research Directions
Stuart W. LESLIE: Engineering the Cold War

Takehiko ISHIGURO: Misconduct Affair in Cutting-Edge Material Physics and Electronics in the Beginning of the 21st Century
Megumi OGURA: The Great Kanto Earthquake:  A Natural Disaster and Japan’s Reactions on Its Way of Modernization

Oscar SHEYNIN: Markov’s Work on the Treatment of Observations
YANG Jing and Jean W. RICHARD: The Influence of Norbert Wiener on Hua-Loo-Keng

Vol. 15, No.3 (March 2006)

Special Issue:  Science, War, and Colonization in East Asia

Fumihiko SATOFUKA:  Science, War, and Colonization in East Asia: An Introduction
Hiroaki TANAKA:  The Science and Technology Mobilization System in Imperial Japan
Michiko YAJIMA:  Japanese Wartime Geology:  A Case Study in Northeast China
LIANG Bo:  The Transmission of Science and Technology from Japan to China before the Second World War
LEE Sung Kyu:  Imperialism and Colonial Science: A Case Study of Keijo Imperial University, 1924-1945
Sungook HONG:  Korean Scientists Look at Japanese Colonization:  The Emergence of an Idea of the Value-Neutrality and Objectivity

Osamu KANAMORI: Shigehisa KURIYAMA and Kazutoshi KITAZAWA eds., Kindai Nihon no Shintai Kankaku (Bodily Sensation in Modern Japan) (2004)
Annick HORIUCHI: Sato KEN-ICHI, Kinsei Nihon sugakushi, Seki Takakazu no jitsuzo o motomete (History of Mathematics in Early Modern Japan : Searching for the True Portrait of Seki Takakazu)(2005)

Notices of Books

Vol.15. No.2 (November 2005)

Special Issue:  Colonial Science

Shigeru NAKAYAMA: Colonial Science: An Introduction
Lewis PYENSON: Western Historians of Science and Oriental Science in the Age of Imperialism
Roderic W. HOME: William Sutherland and the “Sutherland-Einstein” Diffusion Relation: Theoretical Physics in a Colonial Setting
Zaheer BABER: Science, Colonialism and the Production of Science and Modernity in India

Mara PATESSIO; Mariko OGAWA:  To Become a Woman Doctor in Early Meiji Japan, 1868-1890: Women’s Struggles and Ambitions
H. Kenji YOSHIHARA; Teiji KOBAYASHI; Masanori KAJI: Ogawa Family and Their “Nipponium” Research: Successful Separation of the Element 75 before Its Discovery by Noddacks
Kazuo MUROI: A Reexamination of the Babylonian Mathematical Text Erm 15073: A New Interpretation of the Earthwork Problems

Shigeru NAKAYAMA:  Mitsutomo YUASA (1909-2005)
Yoichiro MURAKAMI:  Masao WATANABE (1920-2005)

Vol.15. No.1 (July 2005)

Michael CHAYUT: From the Periphery to Scientific Revolutions
Keiko KAWASHIMA: The Issue of Gender and Science:  A Case Study of Madame du Châtelet’s Dissertation sur le feu

Takeshi OZAWA:  Arnold Sommerfelds Aufenthalt in Japan

Fumihiko SATOFUKA: Maurice Wilkins, The Third Man of the Double Helix:  The Autobiography of Maurice Wilkins
Chiye IZUMI: G.E.R. Lloyd, Ancient Worlds, Modern Reflections:  Philosophical Perspectives on Greek and Chinese Science and Culture

Notices of Books

Table of Contents of Kagakusi Kenkyu (2004)
The 52nd Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, June 4 and 5, 2005, at the Historical Museum of Hokkaido and Sapporo Gakuin University

Report on the Activities of the National Committee of Japan and the History of Science Society of Japan

Vol. 14, No. 3 (March 2005)

Special Issue: Comparative History of Nuclear Weapons Projects in Japan, Germany, and Russia in the 1940s

Masakatsu YAMAZAKI and Mark WALKER: Preface to Special Issue “Comparative History of Nuclear Weapons Projects in Japan, Germany, and Russia in the 1940s”
Lawrence BADASH: The United States and the Development of Nuclear Weapons
Mark WALKER: German Work on Nuclear Weapons
Vladimir Pavlovich VIZGIN: The History of the Soviet Atomic Project
Keiko NAGASE-REIMER, Walter GRUNDEN, and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Nuclear Weapons Research in Japan during the Second World War

Vol. 14, No. 2 (November 2004)

Nathan M. BROOKS: Chemistry Laboratories in Russia: 1700-1917
Erwan PENCHÈRE : L’Éimination en Algèbre aux XVIIe et XVIIIe Sièles
Kenji ITO: Gender and Physics in Early 20th Century Japan: Yuasa Toshiko’s Case
Shuichi MORI: The History of Yunosawa Village and the Leprosy Policy in Japan: A Study of a Free Medical-Treatment Area for Leprosy Patients

Makoto KATSUMORI: Yoshitaka YAMAMOTO, Jiryoku to Jûyoku no Hakken [The Discovery of Magnetism and Gravitation], 3 vols

Notices of Books

Vol. 14, No. 1 (July 2004)

OKAMOTO Takuji: Percy Williams Bridgman and the Establishment of Theoretical Physics at Harvard
Keiko KAWASHIMA: Birth of Ambition: Madame du Châtelet’s Institutions de physique

Piedad YUSTE: Trapezoidal Partition in Old Babylonian Geometry:  A Note about Tablet TMS XXIII

Yukiya MORI: Y. HIRONO, Y. ICHINOKAWA, and M. HAYASHI (eds.), Seimei-Kagaku no Kingendai-Shi (The Modern History of Life Sciences)

The 51st Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, May 29 and 30, 2004, at Tokyo Institute of Technology

Vol. 13, No. 3 (March 2004)

Special Issue: History of Medicine and Biology in East Asia

ZHU Jian-ping: Research on History of Medicine in China in the Last Five Years
Shin DONG-WON: Western Medicine, Korean Government, and Imperialism in Late Nineteenth-Century Korea: The Cases of the Choson Government Hospital and Smallpox Vaccination
Christian OBERLÄNDER: The Rise of Scientific Medicine in Japan: Beriberi as the Driving Force in the Quest for Specific Causes and the Introduction of Bacteriology
Waichiro OMATA: A Short History of Psychiatry in Japan
SUGIYAMA Shigeo: Traditional Kampo Medicine: Unauthenticated in the Meiji Era The Similarity between Two Medicines: Oriental
Noriaki MATSUMURA: Medical Thought of Meridian and Western Medical Knowledge of Nerve
Yoko MATSUBARA: The Reception of Mendelism in Japan, 1900-1920
Makoto HAYASHI: The Beginning of the Japanese Zoological Journal

Symposium to Commemorate the Completion of a Trilogy on “The Historical Theory of Modern Science” by Prof. Chikara SASAKI

Vol. 13, No. 2 (November 2003)

Toshihiro YAMADA: Stenian Revolution or Leibnizian Revival?: Constructing Geo-History in the Seventeenth Century
LUO Jianjin: On the Development of the Formulae for Sums of Powers of Integers

Kazuo MUROI: Expressions of Squaring in Babylonian Mathematics
George M. HOLLENBACK: Another Example of an Implied Pi Value of 3 1/8 in Babylonian Mathematics
K. Srinivasa RAO and G. Vanden BERGHE: Gauss, Ramanujan and Hypergeometric Series Revisited

Oscar SHEYNIN: Mises on Mathematics in Nazi Germany

Notices of Books

Vol. 13, No. 1 (July 2003)

Ken-ichi MORIMURA: The Role of Special Group Article in Ancient Chinese Medical Prescription Aeronautical Technology for Pilot Safety: Reexamining
Takashi NISHIYAMA: Deck-landing Aircraft in Great Britain, Japan, and the United States

SHI Yunli: A Note on the Islamic Influence on the Astronomical Instrumentation of the Chosôn Dynasty
Oscar SHEYNIN: Geometric Probability and the Bertrand Paradox
Jens HOYRUP: A Note to Kazuo Muroi, “Inheritance Problems in the Susa Mathematical Text No. 26”

SASAKI Chikara:  Roshdi Rashed, Les Mathématiques Infinitésimales, Vols. 1- 4
MIURA Nobuo: Sasaki Chikara, Dekaruto no Sugaku-Shiso (Descartes’s Mathematical Thought)

The 50th Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, June 7 and 8, 2003, at Kobe University

Vol. 12, No. 3 (March 2003)

Special Issue: European Imperialism and Development of Modern Technology in Asian Countries: Comparison and Analysis of Their Similarities and Differences

Tadaaki KIMOTO: European Imperialism and Technological Development in Meiji Japan
Silvana De MAIO: The Development of an Educational System at the Beginning of the Meiji Era: Reference Models from Western Countries Transfer of Agricultural Technology from Imperialist
PARK Sub: Countries to Colonies: With the Focus on the Case of Korea and India
Masanori KAJI: Ogawa’s Discovery of a New Chemical Element “Nipponium”: The Emergence of Modern Chemistry Research in Japan and Its Social Background
MATSUHASHI Toru and SUGIYAMA Shigeo: The Technological Development of the Japanese Plastic Industry Shortly after WW II and the Introduction of Western High Technology

Ordinary Articles
OKAMOTO Takuji:  Uncertainty and Controllability: Bridgman, Dingler, and Dewey
Kazuo MUROI: Mathematical Term Takiltum and Completing the Square in Babylonian Mathematics

Vol. 12, No. 2 (November 2002)

Wann-Sheng Horng: Sino-Korean Transmission of Mathematical Texts in the 19th Century: A Case Study of Nam Pyong-gil’s Kugo Sulyo Tohae
Kunimitsu Nakamura and Tsutomu Matsumoto: Characteristics of Farmers in the Upland Farming Regions (Sericulture Regions) in Eastern Japan as Seen in the Regions where Wasan Mathematicians Were Active in the Late Edo Period
Kazuo Muroi: Expressions of Multiplication in Babylonian Mathematics
Tomohiro Hayashi: Leibniz’s Construction of Mathesis Universalis:  A Consideration of the Relationship between the Plan and His Mathematical Contributions
Oscar Sheynin: Simon Newcomb as a Statistician

Takao Hayashi: Krishnaji Shankara Patwardhan, Somashekhara Amrita Naimpally, and Shyam Lal Singh, Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya, A Treatise of Mathematics of Vedic Tradition with rationale in terms of modern mathematics largely based on N. H. Phadke’s Marathi translation of Lilavati

Vol. 12, No. 1 (July 2002)

Kobayashi Tatsuhiko: What kind of Mathematics and Terminology Was Transmitted into 18th-Century Japan from China
Ryoichi Nakata: The General Principles for Resolving Mechanical Problems in d’Alembert, Clairaut and Euler
Daisuke Kanagaya: The Methodology of Plank’s Radiation Theory
Tochinai Fumihiko:  The Methodological Aspect of the “Historicity of Controversies” in the Japanese Geological Community after World War II: The Change of Attitude to Physicochemical Methods before and after the War

Thomas C. Smith: The Kyoto Cyclotron

The 49th Annual Meeting of History of Science Society of Japan, May 25 and 26, 2002 at Kanazawa University

Vol. 11, No. 3 (March 2002)

Georges Métailié: Comparative Study of the Introduction of Modern Botany in Japan and China
Matsunaga Toshio: Evolutionism in Early Twentieth Century Japan
Takehiko Hashimoto: The Contest over the Standard: The Project of the Transpacific Flight and Aeronautical Research in Interwar Japan
Gregory Clancey:  Foreign Knowledge: Cultures of Western Science-Making in Meiji Japan

Dipak Jadhav: The Laws of Logarithms in India

Takehiko Hashimoto: Ian Inkster and Fumihiko Satofuka, eds., Culture and Technology in Modern Japan

Vol. 11, No. 2 (November 2001)

Shinnichiro Higashi: Penser les mathématiques au XVIe siècle. La philosophie des mathématiques chez Marcantonio Zimara (1475/76-avant 1537)
Oscar Sheynin: Gauss, Bassel and the Adjustment of Triangulation
Yasushi Sato: A Contested Gift of Power: American Assistance to Japan’s Space Launch Vehicle Technology, 1965-1975

Vol. 11, No. 1 (July 2001)

Roshdi Rashed: Fermat and Algebraic Geometry
Sasaki Chikara: Science and Chrysanthemum: The Paradox of Enlightenment in Imperial Japan
Ivor Grattan-Guinness:  Manifestations of Mathematics in and around the Christianities: Some Examples and Issues
Oscar Sheynin: Social Statistics and Probability Theory in the Nineteenth Century

Shozo Motoyama: A Japanese Physicist in Brazil: Prof. Taketani
(1911-2000) and the Brazilian Culture

Shinichiro Higashi: Constance Blackwell, Sachiko Kusukawa, eds., Philosophy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Conversations with Aristotle

The Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, May 26- 27, 2001, at Waseda Univesity, Tokyo

Report on the Activities of the National Committee of Japan and the History of Science Society of Japan