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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 406–408.
Published: 01 May 1956
...Jerome B. Cohen Economic Growth: Brazil, India, Japan . Edited by Simon Kuznets , Wilbert E. Moore , and Joseph J. Spengler . Durham : Duke University Press , 1955 . 613 . $12.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1956 1956 406 FAR EASTERN QUARTERLY...
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 257–267.
Published: 01 May 2015
... program, installing an irrigation system along an open field. Taken together, the two projects are emblematic of an emerging tension within Brazil's and China's presence in Africa: does development cooperation in Boane represent competition or complementarity between these providers of development...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 826–827.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Zoltán Biedermann This book is obviously not just about Brazil and India, nor is it just about European hubris. It is a reminder of how much potential there is in pursuing comparisons between Asia and South America. The Empire of Apostles may not provide a wide and comfortable road...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 559–560.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Heidi Tinsman Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation and Memory . By Ana Paulina Lee . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2018 . xi, 229 pp. ISBN: 9781503606012 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2020 2020 When considering Asians in Latin...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1107–1109.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Anthony D'Costa Industrialization, Trade and Market Failures: The Role of Government Intervention in Brazil and South Korea . By Mauricio Mesquita Moreira . London : Macmillan Press Limited , 1995 . xvi, 227 pp. $65.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1995 1995...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Fernando Fajnzylber Japan's Economic Strategy in Brazil: Challenge for the United States . By Leon Hollerman . Lexington, Mass .: Lexington Books , 1988 . xii, 284 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 166 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES explore...
Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 481–497.
Published: 01 May 2017
... on catastrophe as a scholar of Brazil and a cultural anthropologist interested in medical anthropology and critical science studies. Specifically, I consider how experts working on issues related to the Angra dos Reis nuclear energy plant in Brazil—the site of my current research—viewed and discussed...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 687–722.
Published: 01 August 1999
... is based on close to two years offieldworkwith the Japanese-Brazilians in both Brazil and Japan. Eight and one-half months were first spent in Brazil studying the JapaneseBrazilian communities in two separate cities in the southeastern region of the country. In addition to participant observation, close...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 780–781.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the prewar emigration context, when there was an intense literary activity of the Japanese diaspora in Brazil. Drawing on the article “National Territory, National Language, the Nation: A Note on National Literature” (1954), by Kenkichi Yamamoto, in which the author explores the belief in the “holy...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 778–780.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... 2014 2014 Though much has been written in the last decade on “rising powers,” especially Brazil, Russia, India, and China—the BRICs, this book aims to stand out from the crowd by bringing together scholars who work on emerging powers together with scholars who write on the perspective...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 2020
... In Jesus Loves Japan , Suma Ikeuchi makes a valuable contribution to the ethnographic study of Nikkei Brazilians, the descendants of Japanese migrants in Brazil (Japanese-Brazilians), who “return-migrated” to Japan, their ancestral homeland. It examines, more specifically, the phenomenon that a sizable...
Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1137–1138.
Published: 01 November 2004
... transnationalism and ethnic-identity formation in general. Searching for Home Abroad nds the Japanese Brazilians still in quest of a secure nest after the rst among them arrived in Brazil nearly a century ago. Historian Lesser introduces the readers to their basic historical background, paying particular...
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1989
... The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 167 development and pragmatism in attaining it. Brazil emulates Japan's performance and methods of development, including a "propensity in favor of economic controls" (p. 20). Generalizing from this case, Hollerman asserts that Japan's...
Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 1996
... to Brazil and Mexico. Its author is a respected economist, currently in charge of research planning at the Institute of Development Economies, probably the best research institute in Japan in the area of development economies. The first chapter of the book provides an account of the by now well-known...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 778–779.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., capitalism, and peace in Japan and East Asia. One of Izumi's first projects after the war was to study the Japanese diaspora in Brazil. In the immediate postwar period, deadly clashes erupted within the émigré population in Brazil between those who accepted Japan's surrender and those who refused to concede...
Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1220–1222.
Published: 01 November 1994
... territories" of Lebanon and Madagascar. The book concludes with a major section on the Americas, drawing on sources from as far afield as Quebec (where the author resides), Martinique, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Ecuador, and Brazil. Given such an extended geographic scope, one might have expected the author...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 757–758.
Published: 01 August 2012
... sector through institutional changes. Two case studies are comparative in scope, including Ben Ross Schneider's chapter on the state support of business associations in Colombia, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, and Richard Doner and Ansil Ramsay's chapter on government policies of sugar production...
Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 883–885.
Published: 01 November 1990
... Korea and Taiwan with some discussion on Japan, while the analysis on Latin America is basically limited to trade policies of Chile and Argentina and price stabilization policies of Brazil. The book provides a useful description of policy differences in these countries. Although the author's two basic...
Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 728–729.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the historical relationship between Japan and Brazil with regards to coffee, which offers an augmenting approach to the topic of the Japanese Brazilian minority in contemporary Japan. Coffee arrived in Brazil in 1727 from Yemen (p. 97). Between 1908 and 1924, approximately 35,000 Japanese entered Brazil to work...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 975–977.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Capacity to Love ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1998 ) . 1 Nancy Scheper-Hughes , Death without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 1992 ) . Steinberg has produced an unequivocally excellent study of child...