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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 633–634.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Judy F. Pugh Way of Life: King, Householder, Renouncer—Essays in Honour of Louis Dumont . Edited by T. N. Madan . New Delhi : Vikas Publishing House , 1982 . vii, 434 pp. Index. N.p. (Distributed in U.S. and Canada by Advent Books, New York, N.Y.) Copyright © Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 627–646.
Published: 01 August 1976
...Steve Barnett; Lina Fruzzetti; Akos Ostor Abstract The importance of Louis Dumont's work—both for specialists in Indian studies and for general social science theory—is by now obvious. Yet, since the publication of the initial volumes of Contributions to Indian Sociology (old series, coedited...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 579–580.
Published: 01 August 1976
...J. F. Richards; Ralph W. Nicholas Abstract Louis Charles Jean Dumont has been Directeur d'Etudes in the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris since 1955. From 1951 until 1955 he was Lecturer in Indian Sociology at the University of Oxford. He began field research in India—among a single Tamil...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 647–650.
Published: 01 August 1976
...Mark Francillon Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1976 1976 VOL. XXXV, No. 4 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES AUGUST 1976 Bibliography of Publications of Louis Dumont Editor 1947-48 Le Mots d'Ethnographie franqaise [hereafter MEF]. 20 fascicles, 126 + 147 pp. + Tables. Paris: Musee des...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 November 1976
... , and Ostor Akos , “Hierarchy Purified: Notes on Dumont and His Critics,” JAS , XXXV , 4 ( 1976 ), pp. 627 –46 . 3 Ibid., pp. 631–36. 4 Marriott and Inden, “Toward an Ethnosociology of South Asian Caste Systems,” The New Wind: Changing Identities in South Asia , ed. Kenneth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Jean-Paul Dumont Emigrants, Entrepreneurs, and Evil Spirits: Life in a Philippine Village . By Stephen Griffiths . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1988 . x, 95 pp. $20.00 (cloth); $9.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 793–794.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Jean-Paul Dumont Clash of Spirits: The History of Power and Sugar Planter Hegemony on a Visayan Island . By Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1998 . xiv, 314 pp. $49.00 (cloth); $28.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 919–920.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Jean-Paul Dumont Inside Philippine Society: Interpretations of Everyday Life . By Niels Mulder . Quezon City : New Day Publishers , 1997 . xii, 154 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1998 1998 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST ASIA 919 and green inks or the lontar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (2): 504–507.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Jean-Paul Dumont Fleurs de Paroles: Histoire Naturelle Palawan. Vol. I : Les Dons de Nägsalad . 374 pp. plus plates. Vol. II: La Maîtrise d'un Savoir et l'Art d'une Relation . By Nicole Revel . Paris : Editions Peeters , 1990 . Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 1014–1015.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Jean-Paul Dumont Language and Nationalism: The Philippine Experience Thus Far . By Andrew B. Gonzalez . Quezon City : Ateneo de Manila University Press , 1980 . xi, 179 pp. References, Index. $18.95 (cloth); $11.25 (paper). (Distributed by the Cellar Book Shop) Copyright © Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 941–942.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Jean-Paul Dumont Contracting Colonialism: Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society Under Spanish Rule . By Vicente L. Rafael . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 1988 . xiv, 230 pp. $28.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 611–625.
Published: 01 August 1976
...J. Moussaieff Masson Abstract Dumont's essay “World Renunciation in Indian Religions,” given as the Frazer lecture at Oxford in 1958, has achieved a considerable reputation; it inspired, for example, J. C. Heesterman's article “Brahmin, Ritual and Renouncer.” Dumont's article is not easy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 597–609.
Published: 01 August 1976
...J. Duncan M. Derrett Abstract Louis Dumont has the unique advantage of combining field experience, large ideas, and a basic knowledge of Sanskrit. The patience to master a difficult archaic language, no longer the spoken vehicle of current thoughts in any defined society, is very rare in a scholar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 603.
Published: 01 May 1977
... Abstract McKim Marriott's item of correspondence, “Interpreting Indian Society: A Monistic Alternative to Dumont's Dualism,” JAS , XXXVI (1976), pp. 189–95, contains the following editorial error: p. 193, paragraph 3 begins, “Dumont's withdrawal from indology …” This should read, “Dumont's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 581–596.
Published: 01 August 1976
...Pauline Kolenda Abstract I began the work of this paper by trying to specify the different kinds of “hierarchy” that Louis Dumont uses in Homo Hierarchicus . Such an inventory, I thought, might be helpful to those who find the book difficult to read. Unexpectedly, in the course of the exercise, I...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 139–153.
Published: 01 February 1963
... tradition” and “great community”; these abstractions are useful for describing the intellectual thought and interests of civilizations, and groups of individuals who promote and further these interests. The little tradition by contrast, we agree with Dumont and Pocock, is the whole culture of the little...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Marvin Davis Abstract Hindus regard all humans as fundamentally unequal. Hindu society is organized around groupings of people into ranked castes. On this there is general agreement, as Dumont's apt characterization, Homo hierarchies , affirms and attests. No similar agreement exists, however...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 761–786.
Published: 01 November 1990
... 1989). Indeed, since Dumont (1970a,b) forcefully argued that the values of equality and liberty that support the Western notion of the individual were absent from Indian society, the important roles that personal uniqueness, volition, and achievement play in Indian history have been largely overlooked...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (4): 859–868.
Published: 01 August 1971
...R. S. Khare Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications . By Louis Dumont (Translated by Mark Sainsbury ). Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1970 . xxii, 386 pp. Appendix, Diagrams, Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index. $10.50. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Gloria Goodwin Raheja A South Indian Subcaste: Social Organization and Religion of the Pramalai Kallar . By Louis Dumont . Translated by Michael Moffatt , L. Morton and A. Morton . Edited by Michael Moffatt . French Studies in South Asian Culture and Society, no. 1. Delhi : Oxford...