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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 723–724.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Xiaobing Tang Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History . Edited by Alexander C. Cook . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2014 . 287 pp. $80.00 (cloth); $27.99 (paper); $22.00 (e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015 2015 By taking seriously...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 February 1999
...J. Marshall Unger The Book in Japan: A Cultural History from the Beginnings to the Nineteenth Century . By Peter Kornicki . Handbuch der Orientalistik, Abt. 5, Japan; Bd . 7 Leiden, Boston, Küln : Brill , 1998 . xviii, 498 pp. $91.25. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1115–1117.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Richard M. Eaton The New Cambridge History of India, vol. 1, book 4, Architecture of Mughal India . By Catherine B. Asher . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1992 . xxxi, 368 pp. $84.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1995 1995 BOOK REVIEWS...
Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 905–906.
Published: 01 August 1969
...Peter R. Goethals A Source Book of Adat, Chinese Law and the History of Common Law in the Malayan Peninsula . Edited by M. B. Hooker . Singapore : University of Singapore, Malaya Law Review , 1967 . xli , 211 pp. Index, n.p. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969...
Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 738–739.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Ramon N. Prats The Hidden History of The Tibetan Book of the Dead . By Bryan J. Cuevas . New York : Oxford University Press , 2003 . xi , 328 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2005 2005 738 T H E J O U R N A L O F A S I A N S T U D I E S critical...
Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 945–947.
Published: 01 August 2009
...R. Kent Guy The Social History of the Chinese Book: Books and Literati Culture in Late Imperial China . By Joseph R. McDermott . Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press , 2006 . xiv , 294 pp. $57.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009...
Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 1 (2): 190–191.
Published: 01 February 1942
...E.H.P. A syllabus of the history of Chinese civilization and culture . By L. Carrington Goodrich and Henry C. Fenn . 3rd ed. New York : China Society of America , 1941 . 56 p. $.75. A selected list of books and articles on Japan . Compiled by Hugh Borton , Serge Elisséeff...
Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 929–955.
Published: 01 November 2016
... has been dazzling us for three decades. This time Ghosh guides the reader with a light but deft touch through the literature, history, and politics of climate change. In the opening chapter, which comprises half the book, Ghosh declares, “Let us make no mistake: the climate crisis is also a crisis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 975–1017.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Drug Trade . New York : Lawrence Hill Books . McGranahan Carole . 2010 . Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (3): 787–817.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., economic, and cultural patterns. They also reveal identities under construction—by readers, writers, publishers, and consumers. This article assesses the expanding field of late imperial Chinese book history in the United States and Japan, with some reference to scholarship in China and Taiwan. It looks...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 February 2014
... to for a comprehensive history of the occupation, it has truly inspired “the next generation of occupation scholarship,” which Mark Selden predicted would focus on social and cultural issues. The three books under review here are the latest addition to this literature. 25 See Mark McLelland , Queer Japan...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 927–946.
Published: 01 November 2020
... their studies of gender and sexuality in ways not anticipated by Butler when she first published the book. In this essay, I examine the impact of Butler's book in Southeast Asia. Out of the abundance of scholarship stemming from and about the region's eleven diverse countries and their histories, I prioritize...
Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 203–220.
Published: 01 February 1976
...Craig J. Reynolds Abstract In Thai studies to date there has been little attempt to discuss the changes that took place during the nineteenth century in terms of what Western historiography would call intellectual history. The reasons for the scant attention paid to this subject are various, having...
Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 905–910.
Published: 01 August 1972
... emphasis on political history. B. Y. Choy's Korea: A History does not compare in scholarship with the other three histories. Its treatment of traditional Korea is shallow and sketchy. Choy does, however, devote more than half of the book to the post-1945 period, but the treatment can not be termed adequate...
Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 February 1985
... of the Vietnam War , tries to cover too much in a short book. Some of the conclusions are not adequately proven. Ronald Spector's Advice and Support: The Early Years, 1941–1960 (the first volume of the United States Army's official history of the Vietnam War) is useful, especially for the periods 1944–1945...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 927–940.
Published: 01 November 2014
... via literary scholar Lydia Liu's engagement with and quoting of the paper in The Clash of Empires: The Invention of China in Modern World Making (Liu 2006), a provocative and much-cited book that calls for a radical rethinking of some of the standard terms and concepts used in the past to refer...
Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 185–187.
Published: 01 February 1967
... the Opium War that saw the consolidation and the heyday of the Manchu rule in China. In the nineteen thirties American sinology was fascinated by the period. It was then that Pritchard published his books on the early relations between England and China, and Goodrich his study of the literary inquisition...
Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 605–609.
Published: 01 May 1972
... in the quantitative economic history of Japan, concentrating upon the labor market. The two books overlap to a great extent, and combine to question if not overthrow the anti-economic notion that standard analysis is out of place in dealing with labor problems even in a country with the anti-economic traditions...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
... unique civilization, China will follow its own path to modernity. Such books thus look to the past—China's imperial history—for clues to not only China's future, but also the world's future. This discourse, which could be called “Sino-speak,” presents an essentialized Chinese civilization...
Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (3): 599–606.
Published: 01 May 1983
...Anthony C. Yu Abstract Unquestionably the most comprehensive single study of High T'ang poetry to have appeared in English, Stephen Owens' book surveys a crucial segment of Chinese literary history and attempts to define a period style. Copious notes and translations enhance the analysis of less...