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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 975–990.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in comparison to its sturdiness in other regions of the world. Southeast Asian historians have “come late” to the study of women and gender—which is in any case itself a relatively new field. Gender as a category of analysis—the study of male-female interactions, the cultural systems by which roles are assigned...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1143–1147.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Andre Wink Unbroken Landscape: Commodity, Category, Sign and Identity; Their Production as Myth and Knowledge from 1500 . By Frank Perlin . Aldershot, Hampshire : Variorum, Ashgate Publishing , 1994 . xiv, 315 pp $89.95 (cloth). Power, Administration and Finance in Mughal India...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1081–1083.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Jos Gommans On the Eighteenth Century as a Category of Asian History: Van Leur in Retrospect . Edited by Leonard Blussé and Femme Gaastra . Aldershot : Ashgate Publishing , 1998 . vii, 313 pp. $76.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 284–285.
Published: 01 February 2009
... economic model, Wang Feng uses institutional changes at the societal level to explain changing patterns of inequality among individuals. He makes a fascinating sociological statement that the changing stratification in urban China is a social process driven by institutions and social categories...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 432–433.
Published: 01 May 1992
...C. J. Fuller India Through Hindu Categories . Edited by McKim Marriott . New Delhi : Sage Publications , 1990 . xvi, 209 pp. $32.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1992 1992 432 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES India Through Hindu Categories. Edited by M C K I M...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Michael W. Graves Artifacts as Categories: A Study of Ceramic Variability in Central India . By Daniel Miller . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1985 . xiv, 253 pp. Appendix, Bibliography, Index. $39.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1987 1987 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 921–925.
Published: 01 November 2014
... thinkers and writers in late imperial China: statesman, administrator, ethical idealist, aesthete, and emirite or recluse (Wakeman 1972, 35). Hao Zhidong applies a Weberian lens on twentieth-century Chinese intellectuals to identify nested categories of: professional, cultural, and (smallest of all...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 549–577.
Published: 01 August 1974
...” and so on. The political antecedents of this “group” were not traced beyond the 1930's, though several writers recognized that it was part of a social category which existed in British times. In recent articles it has been argued that the political activities of individuals drawn from this social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (4): 573–594.
Published: 01 August 1965
... cultural areas dominated by Chinese, Indian, and Islamic civilizations respectively, it seems obvious that Japan belongs in the first category. Yet most Japanese scholars use another classification which would divide Asian culture into four areas: Islamic, Indian, Chinese, and—as a separate category...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 181–203.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Leigh K. Jenco Abstract “Rule by man” and “rule by law” are frequently invoked categories in Chinese political discourse past and present, but their theoretical scope and possible interpretation remain highly controversial. Seeking to gain analytical traction on these categories, the author...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 849–871.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of ethnicity of both the Han and local identity categories, and concludes that while Han enact ethnicity in their relations to other minzu , local identity categories are more social than ethnic. It further posits that moments of confrontation, “degree” of ethnicity, scales of categorization, and relationality...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 May 1952
...Harold C. Hinton Abstract Until the middle of the nineteenth century, when internal disorder and the impact of Western influences began to work striking changes in the structure of Chinese governmental finance, the revenue of the Ch'ing dynasty may be divided into five main categories. The first...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 394–426.
Published: 01 May 1994
... meant “other” works that did not fit into the major category of narrative, i.e., history. In the bibliographical section of Ban Gu's ( c.e . 32–92) Han shu , the Yiwen zhi , titles identified as xiaoshuo apparently were miscellaneous writings of no uniform characteristics or content. In the Han shu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 373–394.
Published: 01 February 1970
... to be assembled, the article groups such materials, from both this period and later centuries, into the following categories: histories, geographies, personnel records, official records, belles lettres , and general collections. It then proceeds to enumerate the available material under each category...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 August 1987
.... “Other” is a catchall category for the small number of Eurasians, Thais, Europeans, and other persons who do not fit into the three major categories. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1987 1987 List of References Allen J. de V. 1964 . “ Two Imperialists: A Study of Sir...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 391–397.
Published: 01 May 1997
... have been made about caste and “communal” categories and conflicts (see, for example, Dirks 1992; Pandey 1990 and 1992). Political theorists and philosophers have contributed to dismantling old categories by exploring the diverse meanings, possibilities, and limits of secularism in India (Bhargav 1994...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 733–752.
Published: 01 August 2014
... by the introduction of modern Western categories of science, religion, and superstition at the beginning of the twentieth century. Liu's example reveals the changing status of the Yijing in Chinese society, the cross-cultural understanding of science and sacred literature as embodied in this classic, and the role...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 May 1965
... with each other? Or, alternatively, can we speak of “dual organization” when the society is not so divided, or when the social divisions are obscure, but where there is a symbolic system in which binary categories are prominent? And furthermore, just what is the relationship between dualism as a symbolic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 919–927.
Published: 01 November 2012
... pointed out that it is time to rethink many of the categories of analysis we have been using, because they are preventing us from asking questions we should be asking, and therefore making us miss the meanings of crucial social events and phenomena. List of References Cohen Paul A . 1984...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 963–974.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... To be sure, more-hidden body parts may lurk below the surface that signal our membership in certain social categories—gender, to give a prime example. In practical terms, however, when we see strangers walking toward us from a distance, we are in the habit of assuming they are a man or a woman not because we...
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