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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (4): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 1962
...Jung-Pang Lo Ming-tai hai-yün chi yün-ho ti yen-chiu (A Study of Transportation by Sea and the Grand Canal in the Ming Dynasty) . By Wu Chi-Hua . Taipei : The Institute of History and Philology, Academica Sinica , 1961 . Special Publication No. 43. 348 . Map. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1109–1111.
Published: 01 November 1999
... Emperor's Management of the Grand Canal Crisis, 1824-1826. By J A N E K A T E L E O N A R D . Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, 1996. x, 331 pp. $25.00 (paper). The flood waters were rising on Hongze Lake and the Yellow River in the autumn of 1824. Empty grain boats an the Grand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1171–1172.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Brian Caton From the East India Company to the Suez Canal . Vol. 1 of Archives of Empire. Edited by Barbara Harllow and Mia Carter . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2003 . xxiii , 802 pp. $99.95 (cloth); $34.95 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Elizabeth Whitcombe Canal Irrigation in British India: Perspectives on Technological Change in a Peasant Society . By Ian Stone . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1984 . xiv, 374 pp. Illustrations, Glossary of Indian Terms, Bibliography, Index. $59.50. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 958–959.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Norman Uphoff Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia . By Robert Chambers . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1988 . xxviii, 279 pp. $39.50 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1990 1990 958 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 24 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 November 1964
...Manoranjan Dutta Evaluation of Damodar Canals (1959–60); A Study of the Benefits of Irrigation in the Damodar Region . By S. K. Basu and S. B. Mukherjee . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1963 . vii, 152. Appendices, Illustrations. Index, n.p. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 623–646.
Published: 01 August 1977
..., large-scale, and sustained national projects to construct roads, canals, reservoirs, and buildings throughout China; and a conscious and conscientious effort to include archaeology as an important part of the political education of the people. This sudden flood of new data—most hitherto unknown...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1127–1149.
Published: 01 November 1994
... of 1909 PWD Secretariat, Lahore. Bennett W. E. T. 1910 . Chief Engineer's summation of arguments on the discontinuation of the word “haq” in official correspondence. Punjab PWD, Irrigation, file no. 74 of 1910. PWD Secretariat, Lahore. Chambers Robert . 1988 . Managing Canal Irrigation...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 May 1952
... of the Grand Canal, shifts of the Yellow River, and the ravages of the Taiping Rebellion resulted in increasing commutation of grain tribute quotas to money payments and in shipment of large amounts of tribute grain by sea rather than by the Grand Canal.2 These changes, however, can be fully understood only...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 59–80.
Published: 01 November 1985
... Politics in Rural India . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Deccan Canals Financial Improvement Committee (DCFIC) . 1932 . Report . Bombay : Government of Bombay . Deccan Sugar Factories Association . 1967 . Silver Jubilee Souvenir . Bombay : G. Claridge . Dewey Clive...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 13 (3): 262–285.
Published: 01 May 1954
.... Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1954 1954 1 Cf . Han-sheng Ch'üan , T'ang Sung ti-kuo yü y¨n-ho (The T'ang and Sung Empires and the Canal), ( Nanking , 1947 ) , passim . 2 Yule Henry and Cordier Henri , The book of Ser Marco Polo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (4): 540–541.
Published: 01 August 1962
... of Transportation by Sea and the Grand Canal in the Ming Dynasty). By Wu CHI-HUA. Taipei: The Institute of History and Philology, Academica Sinica, 1961. Special Publication No. 43. 348. Map. In this monograph on the direct bearing of transportation on the vitality and decline of the Ming empire, the main theme...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 505–513.
Published: 01 August 1955
... with the responsibility for supervising water conservancy as a whole, the Ch'ing dynasty had an independent administration for the Yellow River and the Grand Canal which formed a special entity under the direct control of the central government. This administration under the Ch'ing outdid comparable bodies of previous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (4): 891–892.
Published: 01 August 1986
... intervention were right to do so; lacking economic power, they had to attempt^to rely on political power. JAMES G. SCOVILLE University of Minnesota Canal Irrigation in British India: Perspectives on Technological Change in a Peasant Society. By IAN STONE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. xiv, 374...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 957–958.
Published: 01 November 1990
... study of south Indian cultural history. PAMELA G. PRICE Universitetet i Oslo Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia. By R O B E R T CHAMBERS. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. xxviii, 279 pp. $39.50 (cloth); $19-95 (paper). Canal irrigation is "shrouded in mists...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (4): 894–896.
Published: 01 August 1986
... requirements. Chapter 7 tackles a vexed question: How useful was the canal as a protection against famine? The canal, as Stone says, boosted the production of wheat, and by the end of the nineteenth century the wheat growers of the Upper Doab so profited from scarcity trade that they openly prayed for its...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 344–346.
Published: 01 February 1973
... of the nineteenth century with the construction of the vast system of irrigation canals spreading across the face of North India. Elizabeth Whitcombe examines in all its aspects, fiscal and legal as well as social and ecological, this "great imperial drive for modernization." Unlike most previous writers on Indian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 845–846.
Published: 01 November 1989
... from its source to its mouth (with particular attention to the middle reaches and Shanghai), and gracefully describe the Three Gorges. On social time Van Slyke ranges far from the river itself. He describes in some detail the All-Rivers Weir and the Miracle Canals that facilitated north-south movement...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 255–256.
Published: 01 November 1974
..., reinforces the point that national destinies may increasingly rest in the hands of technicians capable of translating physical assets into human values. Before Indian independence Mr. Gulhati made a distinguished career working on dams and canals in the world's largest irrigated region, the valley...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 32 (1): 192–193.
Published: 01 November 1972
... the value per acre of the land (sale price) in both districts and for Ludhiana also the rental for unirrigated land, land irrigated by private tube well, by state tube well and by canal from the Bhakra-Nangal project. What is most interesting in his analysis is his attempt to compare the benefits and costs...