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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 502–506.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Claire C. Robison The Making of a Modern Temple and a Hindu City: Kalighat and Kolkata . By Deonnie Moodie . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 . xv, 217 pp. ISBN: 9780190885267 (cloth). The Cow in the Elevator: An Anthropology of Wonder . By Tulasi Srinivas . Durham, N.C...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 311–313.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Matthew Sayers The Myth of the Holy Cow . By D. N. Jha . New York : Verso , 2002 . 183 pp. $22.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 311 Like many temples throughout India, the Jagannath temple has a history of internal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 29 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 November 1969
...Ludo Rocher The Gift of a Cow: A Translation of the Hindi Novel Godaan . By Premchand . Translated by Gordon C. Roadarmel . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 1968 . xiv, 442 pp. Glossary. $7.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969 196 a system...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 218–220.
Published: 01 November 1970
...Robert O. Swan The Gift of a Cow: A Translation of the Hindi Novel, Godaan . By Premchand . Translated by Gordon C. Roadarmel . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 1968 . xiv, 442 pp. Introduction, Glossary. $7.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1970 1970...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Eric Steinschneider Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian: The Everyday Politics of Eating Meat in India . By James Staples . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2020 . xvi, 229 pp. ISBN: 9780295747873 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 259–260.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Diane P. Mines Some Trouble with Cows: Making Sense of Social Conflict . By Beth Roy . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1994 . xviii, 231 pp. $40.00 (cloth); $15.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1998 1998 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 259 which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 454–455.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Isabelle Clark-Deces The Black Cow's Footprint: Time, Space and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India . By Richard K. Wolf . Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press , 2006 . 352 pp. $85.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 454 T H E J...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 887–888.
Published: 01 August 1995
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 135.
Published: 01 November 1970
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 February 1979
... and distribution of the motifs in different stories and cycles 439 440 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES of myth. In what Biardeau evidently regards as substantiation of her objection she cites my statement that the Bhargavas are nowhere in the epic associated with the mythical kamadhenu, or wishing cow, a creature...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 796–798.
Published: 01 August 2020
... focuses on a different animal, and through them, different yet interlinked topics that mark this part of the world. Sacrificial ethics and kinship are explored through human-goat relationships. Human-cow relationships offer an exploration of changing Hindu nationalism, cow protection, and bovine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 313–314.
Published: 01 February 2003
... in this work (p. 76). Jha mentions, in passing, many other clues as to the development of the idea of the sacredness of the cow. He convincingly argues that the majority view was that the cow was not a holy object, but he restrains curiosity and sticks to his main argument and chooses not to address...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 151–197.
Published: 01 June 1964
..., changing the sacred thread, changing clothes, and eating panchagavya (five sacred products of the cow); less severe types of pollution are removed by bathing and changing clothes, or by changing clothes alone. A daily bath is absolutely essential for a Brahmin, for without it he cannot perform daily...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 310–311.
Published: 01 February 2003
... the attention of anyone who is interested in Hinduism, pilgrimage, and temple studies. JAMES J. PRESTON State University of New York at Oneonta The Myth of the Holy Cow. By D. N . J H A . New York: Verso, 2002. 183 pp. $22.00 (cloth). In this book, D. N. Jha surveys ancient sources in order to demonstrate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 803–810.
Published: 01 August 1969
... Provinces. A full treatment of the tracts on one province is found in the author's The Punjab in Nineteenth-Century Tract Literature (Michigan State University Monograph Series, 1968). 20 These exemplify the cow material: songs for children on “mother cow” ( Gomatechin Sangita Paden. Marathi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 February 1965
..., and stems of gold alloy. Struck still with astonishment, they suddenly saw three gorgeously clad youths appear, one of them riding on a white cow. The youths announced that they were descendants of Raja Chulan, from under the sea, and that the miracle of the glowing, golden rice was their work. Shortly...
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Published: 01 February 2009
Figure 2. Ernst Haeckel's illustration of vertebrate embryonic development in Anthropogenie: Entwickelungsgeschichte des Menschen (Leipzig, 1874). Groups from left to right are fish, salamander, turtle, chicken, pig, cow, rabbit, and human. The rows from top to bottom indicate an early stage More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 February 1968
... of logic and fact thoroughly demolishes an intellectual sacred cow. And sacred cow is a more than usually apt phrase in this case because Dr. Dharma Kumar's quiet assault is upon a widely held myth about India's past whose sanctity in many circles could be said to take precedence over the sacred cow...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 387–388.
Published: 01 February 1978
... is inclined to take them at face value and to misunderstand the whole point of a myth: a myth is one story before it is a complex of motifs. Perhaps the best example of this kind of misinterpretation is Goldman's contention that the epic Bhargavas have no connection whatever with the cow Kamadhenu which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Paul Wheatley The Indianized States of Southeast Asia . By G[eorge] Coedès . Edited by Walter F. Vella . Translated by Susan Brown Cowing . Honolulu : East-West Center Press , 1968 . xxi, 403 pp. Maps, Index, $12.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969...