New issue of HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology (15.2, December de 2021) online
17 December 2021
HoST — Journal of History of Science and Technology is a peer-reviewed open access journal, available online, published in English by De Gruyter/Sciendo, as a result of a partnership between four Portuguese research units (CIUHCT, CIDEHUS, Institute for Social Sciences, and Institute of Contemporary History).
CONTENTS OF VOLUME 15.2
Special issue “Building Sites, Crafting Knowledge”
This special issue includes an introduction by the guest editors Francesca Bray, Gregory Clancey and Annapurna Mamidipudi followed by four articles that address the topic of craft expertise in building and its relation to knowledge, in case studies from China, Japan and France.
• Introduction: Building Sites, Crafting Knowledge, Francesca Bray, Gregory Clancey and Annapurna Mamidipudi
• Production and Circulation of Technical Knowledge on Building Sites at the End of the Eighteenth Century, Valérie Nègre
• Making Modern Knowledge of Traditional Carpentry in China and Japan: Myth, Reality and Transmission, Ren Congcong 任丛丛
• “The Way We Build”: Craft, Innovation, and Sustainability in Japanese House-Carpentry, Gregory Clancey
• Unspoken Modernity: Bamboo-Reinforced Concrete, China 1901-40, Chang-Xue Shu 舒畅雪
Additional article to the special issue published in HoST 15.1 “Global Flora: Mastering Exotic Plants (Eighteenth—Nineteenth Centuries)”
• Paraguay Natural Ilustrado by José Sánchez Labrador SJ: Between the American Experience and Exile, Eliane Cristina Deckmann Fleck
An article in the Varia section
• Science, Technology and Religion: The Exchange Between Enlightenment Europe and Imperial China, Robert V. Davis, Jr.
In this number you can also find three Book Reviews
• Book Review: Joanna Partyka. Między Scientia Curiosa a Encyklopedią: Europejskie konteksty dla staropolskich kompendiów wiedzy, Iwona Arabas
• Book Review: Ajantha Subramanian. The Caste of Merit: Engineering Education in India, Suvobrata Sarkar
• Book Review: Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent. Temps-paysage. Pour une écologie des crises, Carlos Gonçalves