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Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 6. Oil lamp made from an electric light bulb and tin can, Kumase, Ghana. ©The Trustees of the British Museum. More
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Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 5. This photograph of an electric streetcar on Chongno Street (1902) captures the relationship between the past and the future in the transforming city. The advertisement on the streetcar reads, “O-ru-do Hi-yi-ro cigarettes.” Published with the permission of Garnet Publishing and Terri More
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Published: 01 May 2008
Figure 10. Studio portrait with electric lights and staircase backdrop, ca. mid-1950s. (Photo courtesy of Ibu Soekilah) More
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (3): 283–293.
Published: 01 May 1947
...Muzaffer M. Erselcuk Abstract The future Japanese standard of living will depend largely on that country's industries and their maintenance. In turn, those industries must depend on their mainspring, energy. And finally, since coal, oil, and electricity provide this power and are to a certain...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Elizabeth Chatterjee Abstract Much scholarship extrapolates global narratives of the Anthropocene from the “fossil capitalism” of European imperial powers. This analysis deploys the alternative lens of grid electricity—the great macro-technology of the twentieth century—to reevaluate the dynamics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Franziska Seraphim Abstract In the introduction to his 1999 masterpiece on Japan under U.S. occupation, John Dower wrote, “It would be difficult to find another cross-cultural moment more intense, unpredictable, ambiguous, confusing, and electric than this one.” Indeed, no other history of occupied...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 857–871.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the question of whether Japanese political leaders would push for restarting a number of the offline nuclear power plants across the country in order to cover expected gaps in Japan's electricity supply. At first the debate's participants took up the countervailing pressures Japanese policymakers face...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 398–399.
Published: 01 May 2022
... coal-based power plants in efforts to combat climate change. Both incidents illustrate the importance of electricity, not just in the history of technology, but also in the political economy of countries and as a tool of the state to control the populace. This often-overlooked connection makes Tan's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 251–275.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., aruiha rekishi no kioku [A Modern Space of Illusion: Superstition, Illness, Asylum; or the Memory of History]. Tokyo : Seikyūsha . Kikkawa Takeo . 1995 . Nihon denryoku gyō to Matsunaga Yasuzaimon [The Japanese Electrical Power Industry and Matsunaga Yasuzaimon]. Nagoya : Nagoya daigaku...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (4): 689–706.
Published: 01 August 1979
.... 42 Hayakawa, p. 164. Hayakawa was a reporter for the Nihon keizai shinbun at the time, and when he interviewed leaders of the electric industry, other candidates were considered bad choices for one reason or another. The industry had a large role in the selection of Yasukawa, but the military...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 683–705.
Published: 01 August 2011
...) or proposed (3) nuclear sites. 6 In 1975, LPG accounted for two percent of Japan's total electricity generation, rising to a high of three percent in 1985 (Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan, 2004 , 9). 7 Unless otherwise stated, the following section is based on anonymous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (3): 646–647.
Published: 01 May 1969
... of the goals set. The conflict between the interests of the Chinese farmers, the government, and the Central Electricity Board is very vividly set forth. The Central Electricity Board has hydro-electric dams in the area and therefore wishes to push a conservationist policy to protect the watershed areas...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 May 1969
... consideration, but this is partly because there is apparently little information available. The final analytical section seems to fall short of the goals set. The conflict between the interests of the Chinese farmers, the government, and the Central Electricity Board is very vividly set forth. The Central...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 February 2013
... subjugated and transformed into electricity, the driving force of modern industry,” proclaimed Keijō nippō (Seoul daily) on August 26, 1941—one day after Sup'ung (Suihō) Dam on the northern Korea border began transmitting electricity to neighboring Manchukuo (see figure 1 and figure 2 ). Yalu River...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 643–645.
Published: 01 August 2022
...). Considering all the issues raised in the previous paragraph, one is compelled to rethink and further complicate the us/them dichotomy by asking, is the case of the electric sitar in particular an appropriation or a collaboration? And perhaps Powell's “other side” argument could have been accentuated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 319–331.
Published: 01 May 2012
... University for his help in preparing the manuscript and Andrew D. Gordon of Harvard University for his support of this project. Just as the electric power generated by the reactor at the Tsuruga plant bolstered the Osaka Expo, so the energy flowing from the reactors at the Fukushima complexes surely...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (4): 539–554.
Published: 01 August 1964
.... officials who compiled them say that they have used, as their working standard of selecting industries, a 10-firm level ratio of 50 or above, plus a percentage of total output by important industries, such as electricity, cotton cloth, and soy-sauce, 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-firm levels were selected since...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 864–865.
Published: 01 August 1995
... someone's labor (usually that of women or children) was expended to procure the dung, crop waste, leaves, wood, or twigs. Chapter II examines the extent of the monetized and nonmonetized sectors of India and issues related to introducing electricity into a nonmonetized context. She presents 1980 household...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 614–617.
Published: 01 August 1956
... nineteenth-century meaning of individual liberty in the economic sphere and adjust it to new conceptions of social duties and responsibilities. See Bezbarua v. State of Assam , [ 1954 ] Indian Law Reports, Assam Series, 166 , 182 –2 ; South Travancore Electrical Workers' Union v. Nagorcoil...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 172–174.
Published: 01 February 2000
... and telecommunications industry. It highlights linkages forged between the telecommunications monopoly, NTT (Dendenkosha), and the electronic equipment/computer manufacturers NEC, Hitachi, Oki Electric, and Fujitsu. Chapters 3, 4, and 5 are organized around case studies. As noted, many of these studies involve computers...