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David G. Wittner <email@example.com>
Technology and technology transfer in 19th century Japan. Ideas of progress as related to material culture and technology
|Address:||1600 Burrstone Rd
Utica, New York 13502
|List Affiliations:||Review Editor for H-Japan
Reviewer for H-Japan
|Interests:||Asian History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Ph.D., MA, History- Ohio State
Commodore Matthew C. Perry and the Perry Expedition to Japan, The Library of American Lives and Times: New York: Rosen Publishing Group, forthcoming, September 2004.
"The Evolution of Japanese Maritime Technology: Borrowed Design or Indigenous Concept?" Mariner's Mirror: Journal of the Society for Nautical Research, under revision.
"The Mechanization of Japan's Silk Industry and the Quest for Progress and Civilization, 1870–1880" in Morris Low, ed., Building a Modern Nation: Science, Technology and Medicine in Japan, under revision with Palgrave
"Yoko izen no reikyakugyo ko: Amerika to Nihon no seitetsugy ni okeru gijutsu iten ji kan suru hikaku keesu sutadi," Kinzoku Kozan Kenkyu, (Journal of the Japanese Society for Mining and Metallurgical Research), no. 77 (May, 2000).
"‘Chilling Before The Blast': A Comparative Case Study in Technology Transfer in the American and Japanese Iron Industries" Kinzoku Kozan Kenkyu, (Journal of the Japanese Society for Mining and Metallurgical Research), no. 77 (May, 2000).
"Morita Akio" in Sandra Buckley, ed., Routledge Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture, London: Routledge Press, 2002.
"patent" in Sandra Buckley, ed., Routledge Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture, London: Routledge Press, 2002.
Review of Samuel Coleman, Japanese Science from the Inside, Routledge, London, 1999, in Journal of Japanese Studies, 29:1 (Winter 2003) 60–63.
Review of Erich Pauer, Papers on the History of Industry and Technology of Japan, Marburg: Förderverein Marburger Japan-Reihe, 1995, 3 volumes, in Monumenta Nipponica, 53:1, (Spring 1998) 135–138.
History 105: World History to 1500
History 155: Introduction to Historical Methods*
History 202: Introduction to Modern East Asia
History 343: Modern Japan
History 344: Modern China
History 347: Japanese Imperialism and the Pacific War
History 357: Science, Technology, and Industry in East Asia
History 443: Japan in the Age of the Warrior*
History 455: Historiography and Research Methods
History 456: Guided Historical Research
History 470: Internship: supervised students doing internship at Oneida County Historical Society studying public history, archival practice, and manuscript preservation.
History 490: Independent Study, directed readings in East Asian Women's History