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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

No.46 Japanease Civilization in the Modern World:X - Technology -

March 30, 1998 Publication

Edited by Tadao Umesao, James R.Bartholomew, Shigeharu Sugita

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Contents
Preface
1. Editors
2. Keynote Address: Technology in the Comparative Study of Civilizations
Tadao Umesao
3. The Sections of Contemporary Technological Society
Shigeharu Sugita
4. A Categorization of Technologyand the History of Japanese Modern Technology
Hideto Nakajima
5. Paradigms of Modern Technology Reserch -On the Multiplicity of Dimensions and Meanings in the Sociotechnical Systems-
Robert Horres
6. Science and Technology as Cognitive Domains in Japan -A Comparative erspective-
James R.Bartholomew
7. Technology and Social Systems -Civilizations and Social and Cultural Characteristics of Technology-
Oita Akira
8. A case of "Faired" Technology Transfer -Land Survey Technology in Early Modern Japan-
Philip C.Brown
9. Comparative Perspectives upon the Introduction of Western Steamship Technology to Japan and China
Roger Greatrex
10. The Way Japan Jointed Mechanized Civlization
Toru Takamatsu
11. Production Technology: Set and Units -Mass Production Systems in Traditional Japanese Handicraft Manufacturing and the Contemporary Assemblage Industry
Tsuneyuki Morita
12. The Industrial Revolution and Technological Civilization
Toshio Kusamitsu

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