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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 691–696.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Pablo S. Bose Banaras Reconstructed: Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu Holy City . By Madhuri Desai . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2017 . x, 292 pp. ISBN: 9780295741994 (paper). Urban Traditions and Historic Environments in Sindh: A Fading Legacy of Shikarpoor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 278–280.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Abigail McGowan Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India . By Howard Spodek . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2011 . xiii, 330 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Yagnik and Sheth's book, Ahmedabad: From Royal City to Megacity , is a broader book than Spodek's, tackling the entire...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 925–929.
Published: 01 November 2019
... beyond them. The third chapter, on Kafū’s time in New York, offers a discussion of Kafū’s interest in the theater there. The chapter on Lyon and Paris introduces the subject of landmarks, which informs the later analysis of Kafū’s photographs and his efforts to fix his sense of the ephemeral city...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David Johnson The Sanctuaries in a North-China City. A Complete Survey of the Cultic Buildings in the City of Hsüan-hua (Chahar) . By Willem A. Grootaers Li Shih-Yü and Wang Fu-shih Mélanges Chinois et Bouddhiques, vol. 26. Bruxelles : Institut Belge des Hautes Études Chinoises , 1995...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 165–166.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Yiyun Ding International Migrants in China's Global City: The New Shanghailanders . By James Farrer . London : Routledge , 2019 . xii, 216 pp. ISBN: 9780815382638 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2020 2020 James Farrer's new book focuses on China's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 741–743.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Stephen Legg Planning the City: Urbanization and Reform in Calcutta c.1800–c.1940 . By Partho Datta . New Delhi : Tulika Books , 2012 . xv, 332 pp. Rs 650 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 In this remarkable book Partho Datta achieves many...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 811–812.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Laura Nenzi An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Mega City, 1750–1850 . Edited by Sumie Jones with Kenji Watanabe . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2013 . xii, 515 pp. $70.00 (cloth); $30.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 1959
...Thomas C. Smith City Life in Japan. A Study of a Tokyo Ward . By R. P. Dore . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1958 . 472 . Illustrations, Tables, Appendices, Notes, Index. $6.75. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1959 1959 BOOK REVIEWS 503 prevent his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 733–736.
Published: 01 August 1966
.... 181. NOTE RESEARCH LIBRARIES IN N E W YORK CITY SPECIALIZING IN CHRISTIAN MISSIONS Gerald H. Anderson O CHOLARS of Asian studies can profit from the vast resources available for reVD search in a complex of libraries in New York City specializing in Christian missions. Of greatest importance...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (3): 380–382.
Published: 01 May 1962
...Schuyler Cammann A Roman City in Ancient China . By Homer H. Dubs . London : The China Society , 1957 . China Society Sinological Series, No. 5. 15s. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1962 1962 380 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES reference works list over 160 items...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 318–319.
Published: 01 February 1967
... that administrators and scholars will make much use of the present work. JOSEPH E. SCHWARTZBERG University of Minnesota Entrepreneurship and the Merchant Castes in a Punjabi City. BY LEIGHTON W. HAZLEHURST. Durham, N. C : Duke University Program in Comparative Studies on Southern Asia, Monograph and Occasional Papers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 February 1958
...Max Loehr Early Chinese Bronzes in the City Art Museum of St. Louis . By J. Edward Kidder Jr. St. Louis : The City Art Museum of St. Louis , 1956 . 110 . 34 Plates. $10.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1958 1958 BOOK REVIEWS 281 The reproductions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1178–1180.
Published: 01 November 2012
... as a cause célèbre of the photogenic Commander Nanavati, convicted in a sensational trial of murdering his wife's playboy lover. Also notable are several crises in the city's development and expansion the author frames as conflicts between the technocratic vision of planners and architects—whose state...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1186–1189.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mark Sidel Vietnam: Rethinking the State . By Martin Gainsborough . London : Zed Books , 2010 . xiv , 224 pp. $34.95 (paper). Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City . By Erik Harms . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2011 . xiv , 294 pp. $75.00 (cloth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 558–559.
Published: 01 August 1961
...Richard Ellefsen Social Contours of an Industrial City . By D. N. Majumdar . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1960 , xxiv, 242 . Illustrated, Map, Tables, Appendices, Index. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1961 1961 558 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES prepared...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 560–563.
Published: 01 May 2016
...David Biggs Imperial Heights: Dalat and the Making and Undoing of French Indochina . By Eric Jennings . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . 374 pp. ISBN: 9780520272699 (paper). Indians in Singapore, 1819–1945: Diaspora in the Colonial City . By Rashesh Rai . New...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (4): 716.
Published: 01 August 1967
...David Kornhauser 716 The Japanese City: A Sociological Analysis. BY YAZAKI TAKEO. Rutland, Vermont: Japan Publications Trading Company, 1964. 105 pp. Photographs, Illustrations, Bibliographical References. $4.50. JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES The Mughal Nobility under Aurangzeb. BY M. ATHAR ALL New...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 435–436.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Eric Tagliacozzo The City and the Wilderness: Indo-Persian Encounters in Southeast Asia . By Arash Khazani . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2020 . 244 pp. ISBN: 978050289697 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 The publication...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Wonseok Lee Pop City: Korean Popular Culture and the Selling of Place . By Youjeong Oh . Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press , 2018 . xi, 238 pp. ISBN: 9781501730719 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 The global popularity of Korean popular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 955–974.
Published: 01 November 2021
...”—made a claim to the city's governor that they had the right to appear in public space. This article illustrates the paradoxical achievement of obtaining recognition on terms constituted through public nuisance regulations governing access to and movement through space. The origins and diffuse effects...