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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 77–78.
Published: 01 November 1961
...David S. Nivison The Reform and Abolition of the Traditional Chinese Examination System . By Wolfgang Franke . Cambridge : Center for East Asian Studies, Harvard University , 1960 , viii, 100 . Notes, Sources. $2.50. (paper) Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1961...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 703–705.
Published: 01 May 1971
... of the International Seminar on Urban and Industrial Growth of Kanpur Region, January 29 to February 4, 1967. Edited by P. B. Desai , I. M. Grossack and K. N. Sharma . Bombay : Macmillan and Co. , 1969 . xix, 406 pp. Maps, Tables, Index. Rs. 60.00. Regional Planning for Social Facilities: An Examination...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 November 1974
..., the civil service examination system ( k‘o-chü in Chinese and kwagŏ in Korean), introduced in 958 by King Kwangjong (r. 949–975) of the Koryŏ Dynasty (918–1392), constitutes perhaps the most engrossing case of institutional borrowing in traditional Korea. Aside from its long-range consequences for Korean...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (4): 611–635.
Published: 01 August 1978
... to the peasants—has seldom been a subject of systematic investigation. However, I suggest that examination of what makes peasants accept as leaders persons who are in many respects different from themselves may yield important insights into the nature of the problems of organizing peasants. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 322–323.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Balmurli Natrajan Religion and Dalit Liberation: An Examination of Perspectives . By John C. B. Webster . New Delhi : Manohar Publications , 1999 . 124 pp. Rs.150, $18.50 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 322 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 339–361.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Nathan Vedal Abstract Conventionally characterized as a perfunctory exercise established to bolster the ranks of Manchu officials, the Qing dynasty civil service translation examination, and its accompanying curriculum of literary and classical training, played a major role in the development...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1319–1321.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Anders Karlsson Between Dreams and Reality: The Military Examination in Late Chosŏn Korea, 1600–1894 . By Eugene Y. Park . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2007 . xiv , 273 pp. $39.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 521–534.
Published: 01 May 1971
... although mobility only between various serf substatuses. The article examines the nature of the major serf sub-statuses and particularly focuses on the status of “human lease.” In a sense analagous to leasing land, the human-lease serf leased his personal freedom of movement and livelihood from his lord...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (4): 1017–1020.
Published: 01 August 1975
... view since he is not encouraged to express it; and he must fabricate lives in fiction which neither he nor his reader really know at firsthand and which thus lack the authenticity demanded by the novel.” (p. 178) Review Article A LITERATURE EXAMINED IN TRANSLATION* For many years now, those of us...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 645–646.
Published: 01 May 1968
...Frank O. Miller Imperial Japan's Higher Civil Service Examinations . By Robert M. Spaulding Jr. , Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press , 1967 . xiv, 324 pp. Tables, Appendices, Index. $10.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1968 1968 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1097–1099.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Rui Magone A Cultural History of Civil Examinations in Late Imperial China . By Benjamin A. Elman . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2000 . xlii , 847 pp. $75.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 B O O K R E V I E W S C H I...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1357–1359.
Published: 01 November 2002
..., notes and bibliography contain several annoying typos. These problems, however, are minor, and they can by no means spoil the great pleasure of reading Puett's inspiring work. YURI PINES The Hebrew University ofJerusalem Re-examining the Cold War: U.S.-China Diplomacy, 1954-1973- Edited by R O B E R T S...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 434–437.
Published: 01 August 2023
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 453–454.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Hilde De Weerdt The Class of 1761: Examinations, State, and Elites in Eighteenth-Century China . By Iona Man-Cheong . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 2004 . xii , 298 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2005 2005 B O O K R E V I E W S C...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 February 1987
.... Government Education and Examinations in Sung China . By Thomas H. C. Lee . New York : St. Martin's Press , 1985 . xi, 327 pp. Tables, Charts, Appendixes, Bibliography, Glossary-Index. $32.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1987 1987 VOL. 46, No. 1 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Hoyt Cleveland Tillman Competition over Content: Negotiating Standards for the Civil Service Examinations in Imperial China (1127–1279) . By Hilde De Weerdt . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2007 . xvi , 495 pp. $49.50 (cloth). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 281–314.
Published: 01 February 1971
... of economic policy. These attributes were tested in the civil service recruitment examinations and used as criteria for the recommendation and assignment of men to fiscal posts. The resulting consistency and predictability in legislation was a significant aspect of material progress in eleventh century China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 802–803.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Michael Stanley-Baker Early Daoist Dietary Practices: Examining Ways to Health and Longevity . By Shawn Arthur . Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books , 2013 . ix, 276 pp. ISBN: 9780739178928 (cloth; also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 611–631.
Published: 01 August 1974
...Yŏng-Ho Ch'oe Abstract The civil examination system in the Confucian state of Yi Dynasty Korea was an important channel of recruitment for government officials and the graduates of the civil examinations carried enormous power and prestige. The determination as to who participated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 7–28.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Benjamin A. Elman Abstract Most previous scholarship about the civil service examination system in imperial China has emphasized the degree of social mobility such examinations permitted in a premodern society. In the same vein, historians have evaluated the examination process in late imperial...