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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (2): 304–305.
Published: 01 February 1974
...Michael Gasster The Dragon Empress: The Life and Times of Tz‘u-hsi, Empress Dowager of China, 1835–1908 . BY Marina Warner . New York : The MacMillan Company , 1972 . 271 pp. $12.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1974 1974 304 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1941) 1 (1): 94–95.
Published: 01 November 1941
...Earl H. Pritchard China under the Empress Dowager . By J. O. P. Bland and E. Backhouse . Peking : Henri Vetch , 1939 . xxvi, 470 p. U. S. $6.00. Japan among the great powers . By Seiji Hishida . London, New York, Tororonto : Longmans , 1940 . xvi, 405 p. $3.50...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (4): 617–619.
Published: 01 August 1958
...Howard S. Levy The Empress Wu . By C. P. Fitzgerald . London : Cresset Press , 1956 . vii, 252 . Lady Wu: A True Story . By Lin Yutang . London : Heinemann , 1957 . xiv, 245 . Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1958 1958 BOOK REVIEWS 617 The Empress Wu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 474–480.
Published: 01 May 1995
...—and, typically, lessons to impart (Ohmann 1970). Each is an example of the canonical form of male biography and autobiography that emerged in Europe from the eighteenth century. Narrating Lives: A Mughal Empress, A French Nabob, A Nationalist Muslim Intellectual BARBARA D. METCALF Abul Kalam Azad...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 February 2002
... of socialist ideals in that country. ARIF DIRLIK Duke University Temples of the Empress of Heaven. By J O S E P H BOSCO and P U A Y - P E N G H O . Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1999. viii, 80 pp. $12.95 (cloth). Tianhou Temple: Ritual and Architecture. By P U A Y - P E N G H o and JOSEPH BOSCO. Hong...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 643–644.
Published: 01 August 1992
...John S. Major Mingtang and Buddhist Utopias in the History of the Astronomical Clock: The Tower, Statue and Armillary Sphere Constructed by Empress Wu . By Antonino Forte . Roma : Istituto Italiana per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente ; Paris : Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient , 1988 . xiv...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 528–529.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Lara C. W. Blanchard Empresses, Art, and Agency in Song Dynasty China . By Hui-shu Lee . Seattle and London : University of Washington Press , 2010 . xi, 331 pp. $65.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011 2011 Even as studies have begun...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 485–509.
Published: 01 May 1982
...Toshio Akima Abstract The author reconstructs the religious idea and ritual that lie behind the “Songs of the Dead.” The three songs attributed to Empress Saimei in the Nihonshoki (nos. 119–121) are interpreted as sung by a dead person's spirit sailing to the nether world. They must have been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (4): 595–611.
Published: 01 August 1965
... with France in a vain attempt to save an imperial tributary from Western domination. Finally, I speculate upon the course the empire might have taken had not the throne—a term that here refers essentially to the Empress Dowager Tzʻu-hsi—had to tack and shift to meet the demands of chʻing-i . Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 753–779.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Joshua Goldstein Abstract The qing court had a love-hate relationship with popular drama. From the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736–95) to the Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908), several Qing rulers were renowned for their doting patronage of popular opera, yet the state was far from sanguine about drama's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 February 1973
... (the Grand Empress Dowager) and several Manchu advisers, sought to assert personal control over the Ch'ing state and to eliminate the ambitious Oboi. Eventually, in June, 1669, the Emperor arrested Oboi and put an end to his faction of relatives and supporters. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 513–544.
Published: 01 August 1992
... when the Empress Dowager Cixi and her conservative supporters recaptured political power, executed or imprisoned many of the reformers, and placed the emperor under permanent house arrest. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1992 1992 List of References Yongnian Bi . 1986...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 778–795.
Published: 01 November 1988
... stimulating study (1985) of Tian Hou, or the empress of heaven, argues that the outwardly unitary symbolic character of the goddess Tian Hou concealed important differences in what various social groups believed about her. Pioneering as they are, these works are only the start of efforts to probe...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 917–936.
Published: 01 November 2013
... The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 The biography of the first empress of the Sui dynasty (581–618) contains an unprecedented statement: “The emperor and empress were a companionate couple who swore that they would have children by no other woman.” As it turned out, however, the emperor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (4): 747–749.
Published: 01 August 1979
... Program in East Asian Studies Occasional Papers No. 11, 1978. xiv, 335 pp. Maps, Notes, Appendixes, Selected Bibliography, Glossary, Index. $16.00. Because traditional Chinese historiography has painted such a gloriously foul portrait of the Empress Wu, the myths surrounding her will die hard. After all...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 448–450.
Published: 01 August 1960
... REVIEWS d'Extreme-Orient, and Nghiem Toan, Professor at the Faculte des Lettres de Saigon, have collaborated to produce an annotated French translation of Empress Wu's biography in the New History of the Tang Dynasty. The volume, published in 1959, is excellently printed and a model of clarity...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 August 1958
... , 1957 . vi, 90 . Bibliographical Note, Index. $1.25. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1958 1958 BOOK REVIEWS 619 delighted with her (pp. 3-4). He is probably consider Empress Wu either as a villainess who closer to historical fact in this instance. Dr. Lin's ruthlessly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 197–203.
Published: 01 February 1967
... , comp. Kao Chin (last preface, 1771), 1:1b. 3 For the southern tours, see Nan-hsün sheng-tien , 1:13, 2:18, 3:9, 4:5; also Ch'ing-shih , I, 154–55, 165, 173, 177. In the empress' biography, Ch'ing-shih , V, 3496, she is said incorrectly to have gone on only three of the tours. For the visits...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 February 1986
..., Abbreviations, Notes, Index, Bibliography. $20. The more-or-less standard textbook view of the 1898 reform pits K'ang Yu-wei, as its mastermind, together with the Kuang-hsii emperor and his faction, against the xenophobic and power-hungry empress dowager and her conservative supporters. This interpretation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 647–660.
Published: 01 August 1977
...; frequently, they are the only participants. Furthermore, when the work is taken as a whole, the concerns and activities of a band of superior women provide the single most important unifying element in its plot. The story is set during the time of China's one and only woman sovereign, Empress Wu Tse-t'ien...