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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 838–840.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Alan Cole Absolute Delusion, Perfect Buddhahood: The Rise and Fall of a Chinese Heresy . By Jamie Hubbard . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2001 . 333 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 838 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 912–913.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Christopher L. Connery First and Last Emperors: The Absolute State and the Body of the Despot . By Kenneth Dean and Brian Massumi . Autonomedia New Autonomy Series. Brooklyn : Autonomedia , 1992 . 208 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 912...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Kenneth P. Landon The End of Absolute Monarchy in Siam . By Benjamin A. Batson . Singapore : Oxford University Press , 1984 . (Asia Studies of Australia Southeast Asia Publications Series, no. 10.) xviii, 349 pp. Plates, Abbreviations, Glossary, Appendixes, Bibliography, Index. $12.95...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 February 1976
...Constance M. Wilson Siam's Political Future: Documents from the End of the Absolute Monarchy . Compiled and edited with Introduction by Benjamin A. Batson . Ithaca : Cornell University Southeast Asia Program Data Paper No. 96 , 1974 . x, 102 pp. $4.00 Copyright © Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 32 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 November 1972
...Anthony William Sariti Abstract Contrary to accepted scholarly opinion, Ssu-Ma Kuang was not a leading spokesman for monarchical absolutism during the Sung dynasty. He conceived of “non-action” as a practical technique of government in which the various strata of the administration had their own...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 1992
... experiments in bourgeois democracy. French liberalism, which had no Thomas Hobbes seeking eloquently to defend monarchical absolutism, ultimately could not accommodate royal prerogative to democratic politics; and, lacking an Adam Smith to assert the primacy of economic laissez-faire, it showed no fundamental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 November 1959
... of Gitanjali is no impersonal, imperturbable absolute of Hindu philosophy, but…whether He be explicitly Christ or not, He is at least a Christ-like God, and the experience of His suppliant and lover is one with the deepest core of all Christian experience.” “The ideas of Rabindranath, like those of so many...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 645–663.
Published: 01 August 1966
... implications underlie such changes. Section i examines the nature of Chinese price and price indices; Section 2 examines absolute changes in prices; Section 3 studies the relative changes of agricultural and non-agricultural prices, of producer and consumer prices, of wages, profits, and prices. The final...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (2): 137–152.
Published: 01 February 1962
...James T. C. Liu Abstract This study starts with three assumptions. First, inasmuch as the concept “absolutism” which is often used in writing about premodern Chinese history needs clarification, it will be helpful to study imperial power at the level of actual administrative operations. Second...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 299–316.
Published: 01 May 2016
... for the Thai People's Committee for Absolute Democracy with the King as Head of State—occupied key street intersections and government offices in Bangkok. The conservative mobilization had demanded the deposition of elected Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the complete dismissal of “the Thaksin system...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 457–463.
Published: 01 May 1967
... institutions and thought: the bureaucratic empire was now thoroughly centralized under a generally attentive and restrained absolutism; great gains were achieved in the number, quality, and especially the status of the nonaristocratic scholar-officials; the enriching variety of theoretical formulations known...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 February 1955
... and then to review the 75 years of argument and experiment as to which form of enterprise (public, private, or some combination of the two) was best suited to India's railway development. I shall attempt to give a picture of the absolute and comparative magnitude of the Indian railway system as of 1947...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 375–403.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., to former male MPs. These women from political families constitute one part of the long historical process through which Thailand has lapsed increasingly into a family-based patrimonial polity since the absolute monarchy was abolished in 1932. The importance of families remains undiminished over time...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 4 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 May 1945
... rid ourselves of the common impression that these contacts are going to be ruled by westernization, or acculturation, and that hence we absolutely must try to build our future relations with the East on a basis of sympathetic understanding. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1945...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 201–219.
Published: 01 February 1978
... , the definition of which varies from one law text to another. It is ultimately concerned with a definition of obligation that is simultaneously suitable in local terms and consonant with absolute principles derived from the Indian texts. VOL. XXXVII, No. 2 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES FEBRUARY 1978 The Indian-Derived...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 427–443.
Published: 01 May 1978
... in 340 pages, one page having as many as nine. (Approximately seventy-four percent of these figurative uses are similes.) Though in the absence of norms it is difficult to make a relative statement, in absolute terms this is rich usage. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1978 1978...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 2–5.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Rich Freeman Abstract The intensity of cultural investment that South Asian societies have channeled into their languages and literatures, whether gauged in a globally comparative perspective or in absolute terms, is truly remarkable. The intellectual energies poured into linguistic and aesthetic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 83–113.
Published: 01 February 2002
... level than it had reached in the early fourteenth century. During the depression of the fifteenth century, the absolute level of inter-societal trade dropped, currencies were universally debased (a sure sign of decreased wealth and overall productivity), and the arts and crafts were degraded” (Abu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 469–511.
Published: 01 May 2008
...' ability to protest corrupt practices and safeguard their internal democracy. These ambiguities emerged as new democratic laws implemented in 1992 and 1995 to decentralize power conflicted with older laws dating from the days of absolute monarchy. Subsequent legal reforms appear to have mitigated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 337–341.
Published: 01 February 1985
... and by yielding “far too much to Communist demands” after that. What makes this book stand out from the other writing, however, is its author's unabashed use of highly questionable sources and techniques; he attempts to show that the government of Vietnam is so absolutely evil, its policies and programs...