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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 305–306.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Lance E. Nelson Animals in Stone: Indian Mammals Sculptured through Time . By Alexandra van der Geer . Leiden : Brill , 2008 . lxix , 453 pp. $249.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 With this volume, Alexandra van der Geer joins...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Peter Braden Animals through Chinese History: Earliest Times to 1911 . Edited by Roel Sterckx , Martina Siebert , and Dagmar Schäfer . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 290 pp. ISBN: 9781108446112 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 158–160.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Frédéric Keck Mao's Bestiary: Medicinal Animals and Modern China . By Liz P. Y. Chee . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2021 . 288 pp. ISBN: 9781478014041 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 As the COVID-19 pandemic sheds light on animal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 828–830.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Huaiyu Chen Unfortunate Destiny is admirably lucid in its writing style, and should become an ideal and popular choice for teaching courses on the relationships between animals and religions. The three chapters in part three are case studies of the unique roles of animals as the animal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 960–961.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Pasang Yangjee Sherpa 3 Radhika Govindrajan , Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 ) . 2 See also Donna J. Haraway , Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 51–84.
Published: 01 February 1999
... for the term fangsheng , which literally means “releasing lives,” but specifically referred to the practice of freeing animals from captivity or rescuing them from death, and which I therefore translate variously as “releasing,” “liberating,” or “saving” animals. The term fangsheng is usually traced back...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Faizah Zakaria Colonizing Animals: Interspecies Empire in Myanmar . By Jonathan Saha . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . xiv, 234 pp. ISBN: 9781108839402 . © 2024 Association for Asian Studies 2024 While there have been many studies of how animals were put...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 433–436.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Shiro Yoshioka Abstract As a research subject, Japanese animation or anime is like a nue , an imaginary Japanese bird that has the head of an ape, the torso of a raccoon, the tail of a snake, and the limbs of a tiger. Depending on the perspective from which you are looking at it, and what you want...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 891–893.
Published: 01 November 2019
...James Wicks Animated Encounters: Transnational Movements of Chinese Animation, 1940s–1970s . By Daisy Yan Du . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2019 . xiii, 258 pp. ISBN: 9780824877644 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 Daisy Yan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 727–729.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto Anime from Akira to Princess Mononoke: Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation . By Susan J. Napier . New York : Palgrave , 2000 . viii , 311 pp. $16.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 727 second...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 601–604.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Daniel Johnson The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation . By Thomas Lamarre . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2009 . xxxvii , 385 pp. $75.00 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 How does anime “think...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 155–167.
Published: 01 February 1963
... “Genuine” animism as opposed to an animism which is simply a residual category of non-canonical beliefs and behavior implies belief in separable spirit substances—souls, spirits, and ultimately deities. In Burma there are a number of classes of spiritual creatures in which most people believe and toward...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 21–52.
Published: 01 June 1964
.... (in press). de Zoysa A. P. 1948 – 1949 Sinhala sabda kosaya . Colombo : Dharma Samaya Yantralaya . Vols. I, III. Magical-animism and Buddhism: A Structural Analysis of the Sinhalese Religious System MICHAEL M. AMES T HIS paper is intended to present in outline form a structural analysis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 255–257.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., but with a somewhat “low-tech” or “traditional” aesthetic in anime—the stillness of image that Steinberg calls dynamic immobility . The stillness of the character image, which stems from kamishibai and manga , provides consistency and linkage between anime and other media and commodities. It is such consistency...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 143–164.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Kumiko Saito Abstract The magical girl, a popular genre of Japanese television animation, has provided female ideals for young girls since the 1960s. Three waves in the genre history are outlined, with a focus on how female hero figures reflect the shifting ideas of gender roles in society...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 232–239.
Published: 01 February 1958
...Schuyler Cammann The Symbol of the Beast: The Animal-Style Art of Eurasia . By Dagny Carter . New York : Ronald Press Company , 1957 . Plates, Map, Bibliography, Index. $8.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1958 1958 1 The author quotes from Deuteronomy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 260–261.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Mary Augusta Brazelton Virulent Zones: Animal Disease and Global Health at China's Pandemic Epicenter . By Lyle Fearnley . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2020 . viii, 280 pp. ISBN: 9781478011057 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 589–613.
Published: 01 August 2015
... discrimination, situational gait, and even behavioral and personality traits. The dog is also upheld as the representative of all nonhuman animals, undoubtedly because of its morphological and functional versatility but certainly also because it was the human's main interface and companion at the beginning...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 796–798.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Pasang Yangjee Sherpa Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas . By Radhika Govindrajan . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . 256 pp. ISBN: 9780226559988 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 799–801.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Sumit Guha Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare . By James L. Hevia . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . 328 pp. ISBN: 9780226566285 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare is narrower than its title...