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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 567–568.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Taitetsu Unno Attunement through the Body . By Shigenori Nagatomo . Albany : State University of New York Press , 1992 . xxvi, 305 pp. $59.50 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 567 While the book provides...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 258–260.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Jonah Salz Part III, “The Actor's Attunement and Nikyoku Santai,” draws on writings from mostly late treatises: Kyakuraika (Flower of Returning) and Kyûi (Nine Levels). Quinn elaborates a regimen for both the actor's body and mind to attune first himself, then spectators in performance...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1993
...John R. Bowen Abstract M uslim movements in the twentieth century have sought to develop new reading and listening publics attuned to the messages of reform and renewal. Across Asia and the Middle East, scholars, poets, and activists have created distinctive vernacular genres intended to make...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 566–567.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of a relevant topic that has not been tackled with the empirical research that is the backbone of her book. Her study contributes to an area where scholarship has been lacking and should encourage further research. JUDY TACHIBANA The Sacramento Bee Attunement through the Body. By SHIGENORI NAGATOMO. Albany...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 287–288.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of Delight: The Ricksha Arts of Bangladesh [Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2003]). Today, the younger Dhaka city artists are attuned to international hip-hop and cinema culture, with no taboo on endlessly depicting pink-faced cinema stars on their rickshaw art panels. Perhaps Pakistani truck...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 567–568.
Published: 01 May 2017
... does not preclude a clearer sense of context and arguments about change over time that this book at times lacks. 1 Despite de la Cruz's efforts in this regard, Mother Figured remains a deeply episodic work of scholarship that, while closely attuned to time and place in its three principal moments...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 580–581.
Published: 01 August 2022
... state, argues Ong, was highly attuned to this issue and sought through research and policy to claim ownership over the overseas Chinese community. Chapter 5 then explains the modern urban reconstruction of Xiamen in the 1920s as the consequence of an influx of capital from diasporic returnees who had...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (3): 875.
Published: 01 August 2007
... Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2007 2007 In the review of Shelley Fenno Quinn's book Developing Zeami: The Noh Actor's Attunement in Practice, JAS 66[1]: 258–60, the paperback price of $29.00 was omitted. In the review of Ines G. Županov 's book Missionary...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 969–970.
Published: 01 November 2013
... not only as a tool of self-cultivation and moral transformation but also as a means to aesthetically manifest one's inner virtue and effectively help one to morally influence others. Chapter 5 discusses the figure of the sage-ruler who uses music in order to attune the internal cycles of his own body...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1440–1442.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002]), as well as hundreds of interviews that she conducted, is truly phenomenal. Furthermore, her AII model attunes us to the importance of understanding other sources of institutional change, helps clarify the dynamics of institutional change, and demonstrates how...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 512.
Published: 01 February 1971
..., land reforms, and a longish section on theories of agrarian development. The latter, except for some substantively based analyses by M. L. Dantwala, V. M. Dandekar, and Surendra Patel, mostly comprises quotes from the Manchester Guardian and the Fourth International attuned to Marxian macroanalyses...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 273–274.
Published: 01 February 2014
... this capacity for possession and become spirit mediums. Ram points out that this is not by choice, but rather involves a process of accommodation and habituation whereby women “attune” themselves to “the spirit with which they have developed an intimacy” (p. 133). While possessed, these mediums take on the role...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 300–301.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of utility to ethical value is a contentious subject in anthropology [p. 4], a shockingly naive position to those grounded in the study of ethics.) With this basic framework, Copeman finds in India that the culturally attuned factors of service ( seva ) and gift ( dan ), intertwined with ideas of “virtue...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 852–854.
Published: 01 August 2011
... As noted, it is Condit's primary goal to make the transcriptions suitable for singing and performance of fifteenth-century Korean music by occidental musicians. For those not attuned to the acoustic, lyrical, and rhythmic contours of Korean music, navigating by staff notation alone may be overambitious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and its criticism in this dispersed field showcases a “participatory” and “partisan space” (p. 11) of “art becoming political” (p. 9), which uncovers an overlooked history of Indian modernism in the post/colony that is critically attuned to the “asymmetries of decolonization” (p. 37) rather than its...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 331–333.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., too, concerns the articulation of interests and grievances of the Indische people and the way they organized themselves to protect their rights. Throughout the nine chapters of this volume, Bosma and Raben seem particularly well attuned to the evolvement of the Indische community over time...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1195–1197.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Mitchell shows the consequences of colonial misperception of Indian communication systems: For all its inadequacies, the pre-colonial educational system was pragmatic and attuned to the dynamics of Indian multilingualism where different languages complemented one another for different functions, like...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 178–180.
Published: 01 February 2015
... residing in the United States. Eng-Beng Lim concludes that he has “explored … the native boy and his transmogrifications in the queer Asias attuned to Orientalism, colonial homoerotics, and dyadic performance” (p. 168), and that he has. Alongside Katsuhiko Suganuma's Contact Moments: The Politics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 789–791.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Korean ritual, all the more so for the frequency with which it is belied in practice, and Yun captures the ambiguity. Yun's descriptions of the Cheju simbang are graphic and evocative; she is attuned to the simbang's body language, vocal timbre, and telling asides. That said, she is hardly the first...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 February 2021
... politics as fraternity or friendship. Rather than a “heroic political friendship” that ignores the “tragic political life of human intimacy” (p. 183), Kwon advocates combining kinship and friendship toward an “amity of kinship” as a model for a “democratic society at peace,” attuned to the etymological...