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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... By examining the still pervasive political uses of a presumed prehistoric ancestor of the people as well as the controversy sparked by the scientific challenge that has provoked public discussions, this article identifies a potent racial discourse in contemporary Chinese nationalism and connects...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 932–934.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Sucheta Mazumdar Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China . By David Faure . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2007 . xiii , 464 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 David Faure addresses a central...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 November 1984
...Griffin Dix Ancestor Worship and Korean Society . By Roger L. Janelli and Dawnhee Yim Janelli . Stanford University Press , 1982 . 228 pp. $25. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1984 1984 218 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES meticulous concern with methodological matters...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 681–683.
Published: 01 August 1976
...Thomas P. Rohlen Ancestor Worship in Contemporary Japan . By Robert J. Smith . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1975 . xix, 266 pp. Appendix Tables, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $12.50 Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1976 1976 BOOK REVIEWS 681 system...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 204–206.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of neo-Confucian memorial rites. Buddhas and Ancestors would be an excellent addition in any upper-level undergraduate or graduate class on premodern Korean history, Korean religions, or Buddhism in East Asia. In order to better understand why attitudes were changing, Ahn looks at the wider social...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 8 (4): 494–496.
Published: 01 August 1949
...Paul F. Cressey Under the ancestors' shadow: Chinese culture and personality . By Francis L. K. Hsu . New York : Columbia University Press , 1948 . xiv, 317 p. $3.75. The golden wing: a sociological study of Chinese familism . By Lin Yueh-Hwa . New York : Oxford University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 1125–1128.
Published: 01 November 2018
...William B. Noseworthy The Story of Lục Vân Tiên: Illuminated Manuscript (v. 1) and Comments (v. 2) . Edited by Pascal Bordeaux and Olivier Tessier . Paris : Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient , 2016 . 604 pp. 2 vols. ISBN: 9782855392295 (paper). Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 November 1974
...James A. Boon Abstract Bali has long been reputed for its capacity to maintain a distinctive social and cultural “Balineseness” in face of sweeping change. One persistent component on anthropological lists of Balinese institutions has been the island's “ancestor cult,” often presented as a static...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (3): 658–659.
Published: 01 May 1969
...H. Clyde Wilson Pigs for the Ancestors: Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People . By Roy A. Rappaport . Foreword by A. P. Vayda. New Haven : Yale University Press , 1967 . xx, 311 pp. Preface, Illustrations, Appendices, Bibliography, Index. $9.50. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 November 1971
...Sharlie C. Ushioda About our Ancestors . By Kunio Yanagita . Translated by Fanny Hagin Mayer and Ishiwara Yasuyo . Tokyo : Bunsyodo Printing . (Published by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.) 193 pp. n.p.l. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1971 1971...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1198–1200.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Robert Wessing Killing a Buffalo for the Ancestors: A Zhuang Cosmological Text from Southwest China . By David Holm . Northern Illinois University Monograph Series on Southeast Asia, no. 5. DeKalb : Southeast Asia Publications, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 699–701.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Andrea Katalin Molnar The Potent Dead: Ancestors, Saints, and Heroes in Contemporary Indonesia . Edited by Henri Chambert-Loir and Anthony Reid . Crows Nest, NSW : Asian Studies Association of Australia in association with Allen and Unwin ; Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2002...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 818–820.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Ryan Dunch Ancestors, Virgins, and Friars: Christianity as a Local Religion in Late Imperial China . By Eugenio Menegon . Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Asia Center for the Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series , 2009 . xxii, 450 pp. $45.00 (cloth). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 281–283.
Published: 01 February 2007
... be studied in relation to politics and history, as well as at a level of musical structure and composition. Bridges to the Ancestors provides this sort of holistic view without losing the distinctive analytical insights of formal ethnomusicology. Smoothly written, the monograph should be of interest across...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (3): 850–854.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Oona Thommes Paredes Paths of Origin, Gates of Life: A Study of Place and Precedence in Southwest Timor . Compiled and edited By Andrew McWilliam . Leiden : KITLV Press , 2002 . xvi, 331 pp. $40.00 (paper). The House of Our Ancestors: Precedence and Dualism in Highland Balinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Judith L. Ecklund The Spell of the Ancestors and the Power of Mekkah . By Sven Cederroth . Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis (Gothenburg Studies in Social Anthropology, no. 3), 1981 . x, 315 pp. Note on Orthography and Names, Appendix, Bibliography, Glossary. SKr90...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 807–808.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Devon Dear Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2016  2016 Historians and anthropologists often struggle uncomfortably with the question of absence: documents missing, things unsaid, events unseen and unrecorded. Chieftains into Ancestors: Imperial Expansion and Indigenous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 851–853.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sixiang Wang Under the Ancestors' Eyes: Kinship, Status, and Locality in Premodern Korea . By Martina Deuchler . Harvard East Asian Monographs 378. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2015 . xviii, 609 pp. ISBN: 9780674504301 (cloth). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (3): 478–480.
Published: 01 May 1974
...Hill Gates Rohsenow Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors: The Folk Religion of a Taiwanese Village . By David K. Jordan . Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London : University of California Press , 1972 . xviii, 197 pp. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $7.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 848–849.
Published: 01 November 1988
...William T. Rowe Family, Fields, and Ancestors: Constancy and Change in China's Social and Economic History, 1550—1949 . By Lloyd E. Eastman . New York : Oxford University Press , 1988 . x, 267 pp.$24.95 (cloth) and $12.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...