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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 405–428.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in the competition between the Cao Dai religion and the Catholic Church in Vietnam, in which the esoteric teachings claim to contain the mysteries of Christian doctrine. The source of the “occult knowledge,” in this case, is the techniques and symbols of Daoist inner alchemy, the most esoteric form of Daoist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Joseph Needham Chinese Alchemy: Preliminary Studies . By Nathan Sivin . Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press (Harvard Monographs in the History of Science) , 1968 . xxiv , 339 pp. $15.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969 850 JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1133–1135.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Rebecca Needostup Daoist Modern: Innovation, Lay Practice, and the Community of Inner Alchemy in Republican Shanghai . By Xun Liu . Cambridge, MA and London : Harvard University Asia Center , 2009 . xvi, 396 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1306–1308.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Duncan McCargo Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia . By Anthony Reid . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . xiii , 248 pp. $75.00 (cloth); $22.99 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 Imperial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 27 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 November 1967
...Ho Peng-Yoke Alchemy, Medicine and Religion in the China of A.D. 320. The Nei Pʻien of Ko Hung . Trans, and ed. by James R. Ware . Cambridge : The M.I.T. Press , 1966 . xii, 388 pp. Index, Appendices. $15.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1967 1967 144...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Abigail McGowan Alchemies of Violence: Myths of Identity and the Life of Trade in Western India . By Lawrence A. Babb . New Delhi and Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications , 2004 . 254 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 B O O K R E V I E W...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 446.
Published: 01 February 1968
... Abstract In the book review of Alchemy, Medicine and Religion in the China of A.D. 320. The Nei Pʻien of Ko Hung , which appeared in the November 1967 issue of The Journal of Asian Studies , the final sentence of the first paragraph should have read: “It is befitting that the book under review...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (3): 488–491.
Published: 01 May 1976
... (on martial technology, textile technology, paper and printing), which has been delayed owing to the exigencies of collaboration. At the farther end of Vol. V, Pt. 6 will cover another group of technologies (ceramics, mining, salt production), while the intervening Pts. 2-5 will all deal with alchemy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (4): 713–740.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Ping Shao Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 List of References Aitken Robert , trans. 1990 . The Gateless Barrier: The Wu-men Kuan . San Francisco : North Point Press . Baldrian-Hussein Farzeen . “Inner Alchemy: Notes on the Origin and Use of the Term...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (3): 582–584.
Published: 01 May 1980
..., a tour deforce by Michel Strickmann on the alchemy of the great T'ao Hung-ching, is perhaps the most provocative. Strickmann's much BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 583 expanded article treats, first, the place of alchemy in the Mao Shan revelations; second, alchemy in the life of T'ao Hung-ching; and third, the place...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 27 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 November 1967
... Alchemy, Medicine and Religion in the China of A.D. 320. The Nei P'ien of Ko Hung. TRANS, AND ED. BY JAMES R. WARE. Cam- bridge: The M.I.T. Press, 1966. xii, 388 pp. Index, Appendices. $15.00. Interest in the study of Chinese alchemy was first aroused in 1925 when Obed S. Johnson wrote his doctoral thesis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 594–596.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., Davis The Alchemical Body: Siddha Traditions in Medieval India. By D A V I D GORDON W H I T E . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xviii, 596 pp. $59-95 (cloth). "Not since Eliade has anyone written as knowledgeably and competently about alchemy, Tantra, and other esoteric traditions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of transformation.” To understand borān kammaṭṭhāna , Crosby argues, one must see the way it draws on or parallels other premodern techniques of transformation: Indic transformational grammar, aryurvedic health practices, and alchemy. Thus, to attempt somewhat crudely to give examples, we can say...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 322–346.
Published: 01 May 1995
... .” Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 2 : 133 –69. Baldrian-Hussein . 1989 / 1990 . “ Inner Alchemy: Notes on the Origin and the Use of the Term neidan .” Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 5 : 163 –90. Barrett Timothy H. 1990 . “ Towards a Date for the Chin-so Liu-chu yin .” Bulletin of the School of Oriental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 August 1970
... Canon der Finsternisse 889 890 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES (Vienna, 1887), together with corrections made by F . K. Ginzel (Berlin, 1899) and P. B. Neugebauer (Berlin, 1929). Beyond this he worked on such diverse subjects as Chinese alchemy, the ancient crossbow, Han "hill censers," the economic reforms...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 February 1994
... on sexual alchemy from mid-Ming to mid-Ch'ing; and writings on solo sexual self-cultivation for women from the nineteenth century (or in one case conceivably later). The introduction summarizes and translates from other important texts. It presents the first coherent account of how Chinese ideas about...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 41–90.
Published: 01 February 1988
... Farzeen . 1979 . “L'alchimie interieure des Song: Écude introductive d'un système accompagnée d'une traduction du Ling-pao pi fa” [Song internal alchemy: Introductory study of one system, with a translation of Lingbao mi fa ]. Diss., doctorat de troisième cycle, University of Paris. Baldrian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 August 1969
... of Confucian purposefulness and Taoist tolerance," the cultural ideal of the Chinese. One may share this hope, but ask what then is left of so-called communism? FRANZ MICHAEL The George Washington University Chinese Alchemy: Preliminary Studies. BY NATHAN SIVIN. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 589–590.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the rituals of “cultivating the Flowers” and “crossing the passes” performed by the Red Head masters and mediums of the Mount Lü sect (chapter 9). Ideas of internal alchemy, which aims at reaching the ultimate union of opposites through a “journey in reverse,” or ni , to the “the embryo of immortality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Press, 1978), which deals with the premodern history of the southern parts of the South Asian subcontinent. Alam s book will undoubtedly bene t students of history, literature, and religion. SYED AKBAR HYDER University of Texas at Austin Alchemies of Violence: Myths of Identity and the Life of Trade...