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Published: 01 February 2014
Figure 5. Tomb erected in 1991, with a biography of the deceased on the right-hand stone, the names and dates of the deceased and names of the bereaved on the center stone, and revolutionary verse on the left-hand stone. Photo by Erik Mueggler. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 113–127.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Xiaofei Tian Abstract At the turn of the fifth century, a story about a man contesting real estate with a ghost circulated in several different versions in South China. In one of the versions, a young man discovered three lacquer coffins when digging a tomb for his deceased father and had...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2021
... from Central Asia to the Chinese heartland. Even more unusual than this inscription is the exterior of the sarcophagus, which is carved with a continuous sequence of narrative reliefs. These represent the deceased's multifaceted journey on the Silk Road. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 November 1974
... the significance of ancestors in Balinese society, where legends and rituals commemorating specific deceased leaders are no mere antiquarian escape from the present nor a pale reflection of more practical realities, but an active commentary on, and a contributing force to, a group's internal dynamics and self...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 432–448.
Published: 01 May 1999
... for deceased husbands or fathers. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 List of References Amy Douglas . 1993 . Real Choices/New Voices: The Case for Proportional Representation Elections in the United States . New York : Columbia University Press . Anderson...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
...C. Fred Blake Abstract Over the past millennium and across the length and breadth of China and beyond, people have been burning paper replicas of the material world to send to their deceased family members, ancestors, and myriads of imaginary beings. The paper replicas, which include all types...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 961–990.
Published: 01 November 2004
... living room drinking tea. We were discussing death ritual in the old society, during Maoist times, and in the present. In southern Chinese death ritual, the bones of the deceased are exhumed and reburied in large ceramic urns several years after the initial burial.1 Songling and Aihua were trying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 221–222.
Published: 01 February 2019
... invoke so many varied images of the deceased, only to dissolve them in subsequent ritual moments? Why do the rituals proceed from tangibility and graphicness to abstraction, anonymity, and emptiness? And how do these rituals transform or assuage the grief of those who mourn? By placing these framing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of a member, contemporary Japanese funerals are commercial services provided by a highly specialized industry. The byproducts of this transformation, Hikaru Suzuki shows in this remarkable study, include dramatic declines in notions of death pollution and in fears of malevolence from the soul of the deceased...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 17–41.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Figure 5. Tomb erected in 1991, with a biography of the deceased on the right-hand stone, the names and dates of the deceased and names of the bereaved on the center stone, and revolutionary verse on the left-hand stone. Photo by Erik Mueggler. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 413–434.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of ancestral rituals, centuries of Confucian moral discipline had created in the minds of the early converts a strong desire to find a way to ritually express their feelings for their deceased parents, especially on their death date. On April 5, 1885, Easter Day, the first formally appointed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1112–1114.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the emotionality of the deceased's next of kin. A young major explains the backstage preparations of grief on display from the family members of deceased soldiers for a national commemoration event: “It is a hard job because we pull at their scabs . . . We have to give the right dose . . . It is a delicate task...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 514–516.
Published: 01 August 2023
... inscriptions, usually initiated by women, especially mothers and paternal grandmothers of kings, with groups of princes and princesses contributing. At the same time there was the beginning of donations to commemorate the dead: “To donate in favor of the deceased became, little by little, the principal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 2021
... to criminalize cremation because it violated principles of filial piety. For a deceased parent to be a proper ancestor (and thus a proper postmortem person), Confucian scholar-officials believed, the deceased's body had to remain whole in death. After Shanghai became a treaty port, cremation again came...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2024
... on social conventions (e.g., socialist, religious, Confucian, and relational ethics). Chapter 5 focuses on standardized memorial meetings, the dominant form of funeral services in urban China. Liu specifically analyzes the bodily movements (e.g., crying softly, bowing to the deceased, etc.), funeral...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2008
... he gets by his own industry, and may leave his estate to his heirs and successors … The eldest son's portion is much larger than the rest of the children of the deceased; the daughters have some small matter allow'd them, yet can claim but little by law, if there be an heir male. ( 1732 , 10...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of textual sources, including transmitted texts, excavated materials, mortuary stelae, and ancestral tablets, Brashier offers a stimulating discussion of how name, age, and kinship functioned as markers of status for the deceased ancestors and reveals how tangible and intangible tools came to play to secure...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 697–722.
Published: 01 August 1984
... of English speakers; at the same enters Western discourse or the "elementary" reli- time, I have tried to be true to phonology. Retroflexes gions of Australia (Stanner 1959-1963; Elkin are written with capitals, as in UriTe or spirit of 1944) or the Amazon (Reichel-Dolmatoff 1971), deceased bombo; h, when...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 718–719.
Published: 01 August 1996
... into the netherworld. These included contracts to purchase grave plots from the spirits believed to exercise jurisdiction over the subsoil of the burial. Such contracts were invariably placed in tombs from the Song to Ming; some were burned to accompany the deceased if cremation was chosen as the death ritual...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 719–720.
Published: 01 August 1996
... placed in tombs from the Song to Ming; some were burned to accompany the deceased if cremation was chosen as the death ritual. Anticipating an afterlife resembling the real life, ordinary people drafted similar contracts for both the real world and for the tomb. Some contracts agreed to worship certain...