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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 260–261.
Published: 01 February 2008
... tracks. The high road is an exalted inquiry into the reading audience whose copper coins and thirst for knowledge fueled an immense interregional trade in inexpensive books. The low road treks through the barren hills of western Fujian, the poorest part of the province centered on the Sibao area, where...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 743–754.
Published: 01 August 1969
... adequate library materials to support all aspects of the program. These efforts which involved direct contact with the highly disorganized Indian book trade were initially frustrating but eventually met with success. Problems of processing and cataloging followed on those of acquiring the books...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 329–353.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 book trade Chen Ding Chosŏn Korea Liuxi Waizhuan Noeroe Nangnak Sŏ Qing China Sinographic text Yi Tŏngmu Figure 4. A leaf of the transcribed copy of Liuxi Waizhuan . Kyujanggak Library in Korea. Although Yi Tŏngmu quotes the entries...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 575.
Published: 01 May 1977
... on the scholarly book trade, Altbach has pulled together an assortment of interesting data, and then attempted to place his questions and very tentative answers within both international and theoretical perspective. Short histories of several publishing firms, the "public and private" sectors of publishing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 938–939.
Published: 01 August 1970
... books to the usual enforcement measures. Penalties were now much too severe for anyone in the legitimate Taiwan book trade to even consider exporting his wares. The Chinese government has finally implemented a BOOK REVIEWS 939 strong export embargo, reduced the copyright registration from twenty-five...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 May 1977
... on the scholarly book trade, Altbach has pulled together an assortment of interesting data, and then attempted to place his questions and very tentative answers within both international and theoretical perspective. Short histories of several publishing firms, the "public and private" sectors of publishing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 May 1977
... on the scholarly book trade, Altbach has pulled together an assortment of interesting data, and then attempted to place his questions and very tentative answers within both international and theoretical perspective. Short histories of several publishing firms, the "public and private" sectors of publishing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 725–726.
Published: 01 August 2013
... manner of subjects, and brought to Japan exotic flora and fauna from across Southeast Asia, as illustrated by an account of a pair of elephants imported for the shogun. The book can be divided into two parts: the first deals with a detailed study of the Chinese book trade in Japan and the second...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 849–851.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Asia in the post-Timurid period that has been produced in the modern historiography of Central Asia. The same is true about the second part of the book, "Trade," which contains a wealth of data on various aspects of Bukharan commerce: merchandise exported and imported by Bukharan merchants...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 846–849.
Published: 01 August 1998
... and Sung's volume begins with a colorful quote describing the images conjured up by Shanghai's name (p. 2), it is material issues (ranging from demographics to trade figures) that are given pride of place in most of the pages of this book. By contrast, it is representational issues (ranging from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (3): 787–817.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and material production within specific spatial contexts, these works allow us to consider interregional trading networks, commerce, and transportation from the perspective of books in motion. Third, the social place of the book in Chinese history will be considered: Most basically, what do we know about...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 299.
Published: 01 February 1967
... a fairly clear picture of the book trade behind the Bamboo Curtain. It is generally recognized that the government-controlled publishing business is a very valuable indicator of the official policy of Communist China. Thefluctuationof this business, as described in this monograph, coincides with the major...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1026–1027.
Published: 01 November 2015
... on the ideas of many artists who might otherwise have seemed uninterpretable when viewed through less appropriate lenses. I believe that this focus could have been meaningfully augmented with more careful attention to classical and modern Chinese prosody: for example, although the book trades in metaphors...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 February 1958
... of the disorganized book trade, the lack of standard lists of publishers' output, and the lack of adequate reviews. The staff is forced to go to bookstalls and examine the stocks in order to make a choice. Both of these facts, the limited quality of publication in the vernaculars and the lack of selection tools...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Collective enterprises were also formed to navigate regime changes. The Shanghai Book Trade Association, as explored in a contribution by Volland, is one such example. Like Culp's local journal publishers, this professional association aimed to support its members, that is, the market-driven entrepreneurial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 490–492.
Published: 01 May 2004
... alternates between chapters on the social history of the Jianyang book trade and chapters on what published books themselves can tell us about the cultural history of China. Although the spread of printing was obviously of immense importance, printing itself was seen as a technical skill little deserving...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (2): 383–384.
Published: 01 May 1990
... as Chinese books are concerned. Based on solid research, this book has opened up new vistas into this new field of scholarly research and prepared us to look into topics such as the book trade, copyright, and plagiarism. JASON C. KUO Williams College Rickshaw Beijing: City People and Politics in the 1920s...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (2): 384–385.
Published: 01 May 1990
... and prepared us to look into topics such as the book trade, copyright, and plagiarism. JASON C. KUO Williams College Rickshaw Beijing: City People and Politics in the 1920s. By DAVID STRAND. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989. xvi, 364 pp. This is a pathbreaking book. The many strands of Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 February 1999
... monograph cover every major aspect of the book in traditional Japan: its place in Japanese history; books as material objects; manuscript cultures; printing; the Edo period book trade; authors and readers; importation and exportation; censorship; libraries and collectors; and bibliographic catalogues...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (2): 287–294.
Published: 01 February 1952
... (Political Science), Jan Broek (Geography), Robert Spencer (Anthropology), and Roland Vaile (Economics). National Bibliographic Institute, Djakarta, Indonesia. A communication from Mr. G. Ockeloen on the book trade in Indonesia states that great progress has been made in stimulating publishers...