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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., that “the demand for a handbook on women's tea had not diminished” (p. 88), but also that male control over women's tea activities persisted. With chanoyu , women “cultivated a femininity”—to hint at the book's title—that was constructed and handed down to them by men. The same was true for nonelite women...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Edward Kamens Fictions of Femininity: Literary Inventions of Gender in Japanese Court Women's Memoirs . By Edith Sarra . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1999 . xiii, 328 pp. $55.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 442 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (1): 256–257.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Nora A. Taylor Between Sacrifice and Desire: National Identity and the Governing of Femininity in Vietnam . By Ashley Pettus . New York : Routledge , 2003 . xi , 244 pp. $79.95 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2005 2005 256 T H E J O U R N A L O F A S I A N S T...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 539–562.
Published: 01 August 2013
... for prostitutes. However, by the 1880s, both geisha and prostitutes were increasingly denied access to education and excluded from ideals of enlightened femininity that were predicated on marriage. This article considers how a group of unlikely actors deployed the Tokugawa past to become civilized...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1022–1024.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Joanne L. Rondilla Overall, the work inspires us to read the texts Cruz uses and prompts us to rethink the significance of these texts given the historical framing she provides. Transpacific Femininities provides a nuanced perspective to existing literature on women's history, colonialism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 845–846.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Chas McKhann Minority Rules: The Miao and the Feminine in China's Cultural Politics . By Louisa Schein . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2000 . vxii, 365 pp. $59.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 187–194.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of Cultural Appropriation . By Joshua S. Mostow . Leiden : Brill , 2014 . xiv, 354 pp. ISBN: 9789004244856 (cloth). L’Âge d'or de la prose féminine au Japon (Xe–XIe siècle) . [The Golden Age of Women's Prose in Japan (10th–11th Centuries)] . By Jacqueline Pigeot . Paris : Les Belles Lettres...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1062–1063.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Indrani Chatterjee Faces of the Feminine in Ancient, Medieval and Modern India . Edited by Mandakranta Bose . New York , Oxford University Press , 2000 . xxi, 346 pp. $70.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 1062 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Louis E. Fenech The Feminine Principle in the Sikh Vision of the Transcendent . By Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh . Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1993 . xii, 318 pp. $59.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 576–577.
Published: 01 May 2003
...John Zou Chinese Femininities, Chinese Masculinities: A Reader . Edited by Susan Brownell and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2002 . xiv , 460 pp. $24.50 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Elaine Craddock At the Feet of the Goddess: The Divine Feminine in Local Hindu Religion . By Lynn Foulston . Brighton and Portland, Ore. : Sussex Academic Press , 2002 . xvi , 242 pp. $69.95 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 222 T H E J O U R N A L O F...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1091–1092.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Constantina Rhodes Bailly Tantric Visions of the Divine Feminine: The Ten Mahāvidyās . By David Kinsley . Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London : University of California Press , 1997 . x , 318 pp., 41 b/w illustrations. $45.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Vasudha Narayanan Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition . By David Kinsley . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 1986 . viii, 281 pp. Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Index. $35. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Patricia Stranahan La Condition féminine et les communistes Chinois en action: Yan'an, 1935–1946 . [The feminine condition and the Chinese Communists in action: Yan'an, 1935–1946]. By Hua Chang-ming . Paris : Centre de Recherches et de Documentation sur la Chine Contemporaine de l'Ecole des...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 565.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Daniel L. Overmyer Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in the Mahāyāna Tradition . 2d edition . By Diana Y. Paul , with contributions by Frances Wilson. Berkeley : University of California Press , 1985 . xxviii, 333 pp. Illustrations, Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $30.00...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (4): 833–834.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Karen Christina Lang Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in Mahāyāna Tradition . By Diana Y. Paul , with contributions by Frances Wilson. Berkeley : Asian Humanities Press/Lancaster-Miller, Inc. , 1979 . xxii, 333 pp. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $19. Copyright © Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 205–223.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., and holding ceremonial ribbons. They are supposed to embody Confucian ritual values and the practices of propriety that define China as a nation of civilization through their roles as ceremonial hostesses. This feminine symbol of national tradition and cultural virtues is realized through a heavy emphasis...
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Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 7. Inspired by Ōdaiko , male drummers in Portugal have converted the square frame drum, a “feminine” instrument typically played only by women, into the basis of a masculine performance piece. Photograph by Judith Cohen. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 955–974.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Benjamin Hegarty Abstract The regulation of public space is generative of new approaches to gender nonconformity. In 1968 in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, a group of people who identified as wadam —a new term made by combining parts of Indonesian words denoting “femininity” and “masculinity...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 361–388.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Michelle Maskiell Abstract While the men worked in the fields in the wine-like [winter] air, the women sat in the afternoon sun spinning and embroidering while they sang together, before starting to cook for their men. They embroidered phulkaris….” (Tandon 1968, 65). These stereotypes of feminine...