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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to leave the fact of the bombings in a colonial past. derekjkramer@gmail.com © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 Science War atomic bomb postcolonial erasure In early October 1945, three researchers from Kyoto University took the train to Hiroshima. Pak Ch’ŏlchae, Ree T'aegyu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 222–224.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Fabio Lanza Modern Erasures: Revolution, the Civilizing Mission, and the Shaping of China's Past . By Pierre Fuller . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2022 . xii, 348 pp. ISBN: 9781009026512 . © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 Fuller is insightful and precise...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 661–687.
Published: 01 August 2014
... among ideologues of the Arya Samaj and other such groups, where there was both an erasure and a representational heightening of Dalit female desire. However, they also provide one with avenues to recover in part Dalit women's aspirations in this period. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 570–573.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and identity in the face of both Islamic revivalism and state coercion, she describes how images of dancing and smiling Uyghurs alienate some members of the diaspora community. The final chapter, “Erasure and Trauma,” discusses the current situation in Xinjiang. As a Uyghur who monitors news about...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 761–763.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and erasure of the undeveloped and unenlightened Korean past. Part 2 focuses on the institutional aspects of sŏngak as it relates to the churches—particularly how the lives and careers of the sŏngak singers are anchored in the church—and how the church intersects in a tension-ridden way with educational...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 584–587.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... xxi, 9). Larasati navigates conflictive continuities—potent court and village dances versus state-constructed replicas, and naming genocidal history versus state erasure of this history. 2 Of interest to performance, postcolonial, and Indonesian studies scholars, as well as performing artists...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 292–293.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... The author does not find revenge to be the most salient feature of the Khmer moral landscape, as suggested by others. She notes rather that erasure and the social recourse to amoral subjectivities are the important frameworks that ease the past into the present, smoothing over the fault lines of collective...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 279–280.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of a populist Hindu neo-fascist government that is committed to the erasure of minority difference. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 787–788.
Published: 01 August 2021
... representations: they must be seen as poor and vulnerable, while also empowered and market-savvy, with limited ability to shape their own narrative. In her ethnography, Huang's attention to these young women works to undo some of this erasure by focusing on their rich and complex lives and words. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 February 2015
... observation in family courts in Kolkata and Dhaka, she considers the possible occlusions and erasures in mandates to produce commensurability between intimate acts and the language of the law. Several authors consider the role of the postcolonial state and NGOs in the making of new social and sexual norms...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 822–823.
Published: 01 August 2016
... in twentieth-century China makes this history visible for the first time. The erasure of concubines from the Guomindang Civil Code became an opportunity for concubines to tell their stories through police and court records. On the one hand, concubines engaged with the court through the mediation of jurists...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 914–916.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... The title lays out its concerns: Japan, cinema, and history, and in particular how history is constructed through film in Japan. In the introduction and periodically thereafter, these terms appear as [Japan], [film], and [history], bracketed as if under erasure, the terms themselves and all they signify...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1208–1210.
Published: 01 November 2010
... was not the erasure of gender and sexuality from public . . . discourse, but a shifting of gender parameters along political lines,” with masculinity being revolutionary and femininity counterrevolutionary (p. 23). One of the many places this idea is developed is in chapter 7, which deals with negative characters...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1208–1210.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Schüssler Fiorenza, for instance, recounts the high cost to Judaism and to human civilization of the near erasure of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron, from the Hebrew Jewish scripture and tradition, one becomes aware of the importance of feminist perspectives for a hermeneutics of retrieval and recovery...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1492–1494.
Published: 01 November 2008
... suffering and indecision of Devdas as metaphor. Ali Mir carefully charts the decline of a social-critical voice in Hindi lyrics toward “escapist fantasies and commodity fetishism played out in chimerical dreamscapes” (p. 217), while Cecelia Cossio observes a more positive emendation, the erasure...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 254–255.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and performance related to the production of Thangmi identity—together with an erasure of the nature of relations with non-Thangmi groups and institutions, such as the Nepali state—has led to a hyper-ethnicized narrative that does not quite serve the Thangmi cause. The “Other,” without which a “Self” cannot exist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 796–798.
Published: 01 August 2020
... points out that mutuality and connection do not imply an erasure of difference or hierarchy (p. 4). For her, relatedness is a compelling concept because it was often invoked by people in describing how their lives were entangled with animals, and because the experience of sharing connection...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of the many things I have learned from Corbett's short and accessible book, one I recommend not only to tea aficionados but also to anyone interested in women's history, gender, and cultural history. Cultivating Femininity is a book that remedies the erasure of women from history without overstating...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1288–1290.
Published: 01 November 2010
... ruefully remarks, “The erasure from the historical record of a group which basically represented indigenous agency in the economic field results … in the return to a strangely ‘Orientalist’ reading of the trajectory of Indian society under colonial rule” (pp. 263–64). Such a remark is nothing less than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 659–661.
Published: 01 May 2009
... state; and the erasure of religion and myth. Instead, Gandhi embraced dominant postmodernist characteristics: understanding truth as relative, experimental, contextual, and situational; an emphasis on the particular and subjective, the village and localism, self-help and self-rule, decentralized...