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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 493–494.
Published: 01 May 1967
... societies. It will be cited frequently. Most of the contributors are relative newcomers in the field of Japanese studies in the United States. The quality of their work in this book shows that the future of the field is in good hands. JOHN M. MAKI University of Massachusetts Okinawan Religion: Belief...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 184–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by introducing new ways of thinking that called their relevance to Okinawan society into question. Okinawan religion priestesses noro yuta Iha Fuyū It started with a fire in Naha, the capital of Okinawa prefecture, in the early hours of February 11, 1913. Although property damage to the Higashi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 492–493.
Published: 01 May 1967
... in the field of Japanese studies in the United States. The quality of their work in this book shows that the future of the field is in good hands. JOHN M. MAKI University of Massachusetts Okinawan Religion: Belief, Ritual, and Social Structure. BY WILLIAM P. LEBRA. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1966...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 795–801.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Mire Koikari 40 Years since Reversion: Negotiating the Okinawan Difference in Japan Today . Edited by Ina Hein and Isabelle Prochaska-Meyer . Vienna : Department of East Asian Studies/Japanese Studies, University of Vienna , 2015 . 277 pp. ISBN...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 429–430.
Published: 01 May 1956
...Robert J. Smith The Great Loochoo: A Study of Okinawan Village Life . By Clarence J. Glacken . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1955 . xvi , 324. $4.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1956 1956 BOOK REVIEWS 429 A more literal version, In the dead...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (3): 356–357.
Published: 01 May 1960
..., foreign relations, social structure, economy, religion, myths, traditions, manners, and cus- fr J BOOK REVIEWS 357 toms. He seeks, moreover, to lay to final rest * I* the many persistently erroneous beliefs about the Okinawans and their way of life. Packed with information, much of it scarce and hard...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 May 1964
... Guide to Okinawan Studies. By SHUNZO SAKAMAKI. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1963. xv, 353. Appendices, Indices. $10.00. Since World War II, Americans have been conscious of the political and military importance of the Ryukyu Islands, yet hitherto there has been an amazing dearth of scholarly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (3): 489–490.
Published: 01 May 1974
.... Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1974 1974 BOOK REVIEWS 489 has put it to the most productive use one has Okinawan reversion receives a very adequate ever seen in the field of industrial relations. coverage by someone who had access to all the In summary, one cannot but be impressed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 493–516.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., a rather modern and Western notion, but because he viewed imperial subjecthood as predicated upon military conscription and being children of the emperor. I examine the removal of the Okinawan women, Nakamura Kame and Uehara Ushi, from the display, amidst a larger debate where competing visions of imperial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (5): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 1967
... administration of the Ryukyu Islands; China trade and economic newsletter, no. 123- report v. 13-14. 1964/65, 1965/66. 134. 1966. London, British Council for the Pro- Books motion of International Trade. China's foreign trade, no. 29-32. 1966. Peking, LEBRA, WILLIAM P. Okinawan religion: belief, China Committee...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (3): 355–356.
Published: 01 May 1960
... the victims of such a monstrous hoax. LEON HURVITZ University of Washington Okinawa; The History of an Island People. By GEORGE H . KERR. Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle, 1958. xviii, 542. Maps, Bibliography, Index. $6.75. The Okinawans and their culture have been of extraordinary...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 755–757.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the priestesses constitute the mainstream and are "independent of any kind of overarching male-dominated institutional framework . . . Okinawan women are the acknowledged and respected leaders of the publicly supported and publicly funded indigenous religion in which both men and women participate" (p. 4). She...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 430–432.
Published: 01 May 1956
... for Asian Studies, Inc. 1956 1956 430 FAR EASTERN QUARTERLY as an organized religion is weak, sect Shinto is absent, and direct Chinese especially Confucian influences have survived much longer. It is not meaningful therefore to make comparisons between the Okinawans and the Japanese; it would be more...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 August 1987
... about half of the etymologies, pending support with plausible sound-changes. To exemplify, sisari', "addressing (the gods where Ouwehand posits a relation to Japanese saburau, "to serve" (p. 127n), is contradicted by the Okinawan Omoro soshi spelling shirare. The word-initial sound change *shir > sis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): i–ix.
Published: 01 February 1968
.... Brown] Komiya, Postwar Economic Growth in Japan [Martin Bronfenbrenner] Lebra, Okinawan Religion: Belief, Ritual, and Social Structure [T. Scott Miyakawa] LeQuiller, Le Japon Morris, Dictionary of Selected Forms in Classical Japanese Literature [Joseph K. Yamagiwa] Packard, Protest in Tokyo...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 May 1956
... of California, Berkeley CHAKLES E. HAMILTON The Great Loochoo: A Study of Okinawan Village Life. By CLARENCE J. GLACKEN. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1955. xvi, 324. $4.50. In the first good account of life in rural Okinawa, Clarence Glacken has presented comparative materials on three villages...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 551–553.
Published: 01 May 1998
... or Gayatri Spivak on the divided subjectivity of subaltern subjects in their struggle with internalized images of Self-as-Other. In its absence, Taira's essay on Okinawans seems to be informed by a culture and personality paradigm that identifies Okinawan Otherness in its apparent celebration of "Okinawa's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 753–755.
Published: 01 August 2000
... kind of overarching male-dominated institutional framework . . . Okinawan women are the acknowledged and respected leaders of the publicly supported and publicly funded indigenous religion in which both men and women participate" (p. 4). She undertook a village study, because, she writes, ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 August 1987
..." (p. 127n), is contradicted by the Okinawan Omoro soshi spelling shirare. The word-initial sound change *shir > sis is regular for Hateruma. Further, Ouwehand allows etymologies to drive his synchronic view. This is dangerous as description, although it can provide historical insight. Compare his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 829–830.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., and Yi of China; the Amis of Taiwan; the Batak of the Philippines; the Batak, Rungus Dusun, and Semai of Malaysia; the Bulusu' and Kubu of Indonesia; the Karen of Burma and Thailand; and the Okinawans of the Ryukyu Islands. Each ethnographic chapter follows a general outline which includes a "cultural...