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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 844–847.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Greg Acciaioli Showing Signs of Violence. The Cultural Politics of a Twentieth-Century Headhunting Ritual . By Kenneth M. George . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1996 . xvi, 339 pp. $48.00 (cloth); $18.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 536–564.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Kenneth M. George Abstract A few weeks after the rice harvest of 1985, drums, song, and loud cries echoed through the headwaters of the Salu Mambi, celebrating the ambush of seven victims in regions downstream. Several bands of headhunters had returned with their bloodless trophies to renew...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 427–428.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Albert S. Bacdayan Ilongot Headhunting 1883–1974: A Study in Society and History . By Renato Rosaldo . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1980 . xii, 313 pp. References, Chronological Index, General Index, Maps, Photographs. $18.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 256–258.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Robert L. Winzeler Headhunting and the Social Imagination in Southeast Asia . Edited by Janet Hoskins . Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press , 1996 . ix, 296 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $16.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997 256 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 258–259.
Published: 01 February 1997
... Peter Metcalf has been thinking and writing about headhunting as a form of ritual killing and death for a relatively long time, and he does so in a particularly clear and engaging manner. His essay opens by suggesting that such a volume as this is apt to fail to provide what the common reader...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 842–844.
Published: 01 August 1997
... the earliest European interactions with eastern Asia, or premodern statecraft in the region. ANTHONY REID Australian National University Showing Signs of Violence. The Cultural Politics of a Twentieth-Century Headhunting Ritual. By K E N N E T H M. G E O R G E . Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 November 1977
...: because of its proximity to Korea. But why was she interested in annexing Taiwan, located more than a thousand miles away from the principal battlefield and more than half of it controlled by headhunting aboriginal tribes? According to the conventional interpretation, Japan's decision on the annexation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 August 1991
... are recalled as a period of great suffering. Doeppers' work suggests that the experience of a colonial entrepot during a depression may be distinct both from the situation in the metropolitan economy and from the experience of the entrepot's own rural hinterland. KENNETH M. GEORGE discusses a headhunting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 February 1982
... Headhunting, the time is coming closer when all the tribes of northern Luzon will have been the subjects of scholarly monographs. The second reason why llongot Headhunting is ethnographically significant from the point of view of area studies is that it demonstrates that there is no rigid boundary between so...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 254–256.
Published: 01 February 1997
...," as distinct from an overexpanding state which attempts to co-opt social forces. GARRY RODAN Murdoch University Headhunting and the Social Imagination in Southeast Asia. Edited by J A N E T H O S K I N S . Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1996. ix, 296 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $16.95 (paper). Over...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (4): 912–913.
Published: 01 August 1968
... of Luzon. These people were until recently notorious headhunters. A major focus of the book is on the changes that have occurred in Kalinga life since the suppression of headhunting and the opening up of the area to modern transportation facilities. More specifically, the author deals with the expansion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 753–755.
Published: 01 November 2023
... themselves on local resources and trade with neighboring powers. Due to this theoretical concern with explaining the Wa preference for egalitarianism over state formation, the author proceeds to analyze the Wa traditions of warfare and headhunting that established a religious symbology of space, maintaining...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 February 1982
... for the Ilongot, a nonliterate Philippine "hill people" who number approximately 3,500 and live in widely dispersed settlements, largely in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Northern Luzon. The women are horticulturalists, the men, hunters, and, at least until the early 1970s, headhunters. A puzzle that probably...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (4): 911–912.
Published: 01 August 1968
... in Cultural Anthropology, x, 102 pp. Tables, Photographs, References, Recommended Readings. $1.75. Mountain Arbiters is a book about the Kalinga, a pagan tribe in the central mountain province of Luzon. These people were until recently notorious headhunters. A major focus of the book is on the changes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 798–800.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., and in East Borneo among Kayanic-speaking Modang, of which the Wehea sub-group is discussed by Guerreiro. The Wehea men's house plays a role in the initiation of young and adolescent boys, as well as previously in the headhunting complex. The larger men's house, the building of which is the prerogative...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1943) 2 (3): 334–336.
Published: 01 May 1943
...Meribeth E. Cameron Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1943 1943 BOOK NOTES Headhunting in the Solomon Islands around the Coral Sea by CAROLINE MYTINGER (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942. ix, 416p. $3.00) is the vivid and diverting record of the adventures of two young...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 February 1967
..., by using the present tense to detail the gory practices of traditional village justice, headhunting, and warfare (pp. 46, 47, 50-67, 69, 76), by failing anywhere to state that they mostly disappeared some fifty years ago, and by neglecting any mention of the influential development of district...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2002
... presented a familiar complex of competitive headhunting and feasting, which allowed ambitious men to achieve such high status and recognition that they possessed great vital force, or keter. Those who completed the entire sequence of feasts received the title oiwa'ilan during life and a stone tomb at death...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1946) 5 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 February 1946
..., the deepest silence must be maintained, lest her semangat should take fright and escape at the eleventh hour. This belief in such magical life-power is also the main inducement to headhunting and cannibalism. One can strengthen oneself by eating the flesh of another strong being. The head, especially, is rich...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1047–1078.
Published: 01 November 1995
...: Historical, Textual and Anthropological Approaches. Leiden : Kitlv Press . George Kenneth M. 1991 . “ Headhunting, History, and Exchange in Upland Sulawesi. ” Journal of Asian Studies 50 : 536 –64. George Kenneth M. 1993 . “ Lyric, History, and Allegory, or the End of Headhunting Ritual...