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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 November 1959
...Brijen K. Gupta Abstract The number of persons who perished in the so-called Black Hole of Calcutta in 1756 has long been a matter of controversy, especially intense since the Indian viceroyalty of Lord Curzon of Kedleston. Two scholars, C. R. Wilson and S. C. Hill, and their patron, Lord Curzon...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 979–1008.
Published: 01 November 1998
... the corpse had lain in its coffin seven days before, a crude trough had been scratched into the earth, with a shallow hole at the end where the corpse's mouth had been. The dead woman's daughter, her husband's sisters and their daughters, and some of their female friends sat on benches on either side...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 603–610.
Published: 01 August 1974
... the moonlightand then he saw what spirit? Why did he wake from sleep? Or perhaps sleep was a long time comingand now he lies in sleep, in the dissecting room. Perhaps he wanted this sleep. Like a plague rat, face smeared with bloody foam, neck twisted, in a lightless hole he sleeps now; he will awake no more. ;He...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 91–113.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Rebecca M. Brown Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 List of References Barrow Ian . 1999 . “The Black Hole, Nostalgia, and the Making of a Colonial Nation.” Paper presented at the Twenty-eighth Annual Conference on Asia, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, October...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 11 (1): 51–66.
Published: 01 November 1951
..., generally of the giant tropical clam {tridacna gigas), to the surface of which is attached, by a cord passing through a hole in the center of the disk, a plaque of fretwork cut out of turtle shell. The design of the turtle-shell fretwork varies from one island group to another.l Our concern...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 999–1032.
Published: 01 November 2001
... or second group to emerge, bearing until today the mark on their skin of the charred hole made by the red-hot iron rod. As each group emerges in succession, they possess skin of lighter hue. Often, the latter-born ethnicities are freed from the gourd by a second hole made by a knife, or after the gourd...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (4): 620–623.
Published: 01 August 1957
... of the tanged and the shaft hole axes, as Karlgren pointed out. Loehr refused to take cognizance of the extremely interesting piece. This reviewer who made his first steps in the field of Chinese studies under the guidance of Karlgren may be oversensitive, but he believes that to others, too, this disregard...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 242–243.
Published: 01 February 1999
... teacher becomes hopelessly enamored of a veiled woman when he catches a whiff of her perfume, and a glimpse of her beautiful hands and feet. He pines to see her face, but never does. "Peep-Hole Romance" describes marvelously the anticipation with which young girls conjure up and then view through peep...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 February 1994
... Transcending Turmoil: Painting at the Close of China's Empire, 1796-1911. By CLAUDIA B R O W N and J U - H S I C H O U . Phoenix: Phoenix Art Museum, 1992. 368 pp. $49.95. Every field has its "black holes," but it is nonetheless embarrassing for Chinese painting studies in the West that among the blackest...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 609–620.
Published: 01 August 2020
...,” Indian Express , April 17, 2020, https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/coronavirus-india-lockdown-economy-amartya-sen-raghuram-rajan-abhijit-banerjee-6364521/ (accessed July 24, 2020) 26 Jean Dreze, “The Finance Minister's COVID-19 Package Is Helpful, but There Are Gaping Holes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 519–529.
Published: 01 May 1982
.... The knives are generally about 1 centimeter thick, with an average length of about 16 centimeters. The cutting edge is convex, and the back is straight. Most knives show wear patterns around the holes, of which there are usually two, located near the straight back. Fiber string was possibly attached...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 1999
... of Roses," a school teacher becomes hopelessly enamored of a veiled woman when he catches a whiff of her perfume, and a glimpse of her beautiful hands and feet. He pines to see her face, but never does. "Peep-Hole Romance" describes marvelously the anticipation with which young girls conjure up...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 479.
Published: 01 May 1964
... of Korean studies where virtually every serious effort at understanding deserves to be acknowledged as a helpful contribution, it is nothing short of sheer joy to welcome a work that expands knowledge so far so well. With this book, the gaping hole between available accounts of modern Chinese and Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 495.
Published: 01 May 1964
... it impossible for any future writer to regard the "Black Hole" incident as a myth. It is particularly desirable that this should be done by an Indian scholar who has painstakingly investigated all the evidence in print and in manuscript available in the United States and in London. He has put the incident...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 830–831.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that prevent the reader from going down the rabbit hole of contradictions and abstruseness that is indeed part of Tantra's nature. This is not to say the book is superficial, nor that the material has been simplified. I kept thinking of the book as both a kind of handbook and a declaration. It is perhaps most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 721–722.
Published: 01 May 2003
... a passion for learning; this was a naive but altogether liberating sensibility. Although it was always clear who knew more about virtually all topics, Oba flaunted no sense of hierarchy with colleagues, visiting foreign scholars, or students of any nationality. His passing leaves a gaping hole. JOSHUA...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1197–1199.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that the examples he includes are interesting in part because they allow for comparisons of themes and motifs. Korom argues that there remain a number of theoretical “black holes” that have not yet been addressed by scholars of folklore (p. 135). These salient suggestions for future research include the need...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 1116–1117.
Published: 01 November 2007
... could go further to incorporate a more detailed discussion of some other important anticorruption works, in particular, Zhang Chenggong and Lu Chuan's Black Hole , Yan Zhen's Deep Blue Breakers , Tian Dongzhao's Running for Office , Jin Yuanping's Platform of Power , Wang Wanfu's Taste of Offices...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (1): 283–285.
Published: 01 February 2007
... The Coffin Is Too Big for the Hole (1985), a monologue on one man's struggle with the rigid Singaporean bureaucracy for the sake of family honor—are well suited to support her points. Written and performed at a crucial time in the emergence of lively English-language theater traditions in both countries...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 237–238.
Published: 01 February 2011
... orchestrating the whipping of a young boy until his stomach splits open and his intestines “slither out”? (p. 61). Why would a contemporary of Kono's, Takahashi Takako, craft a scene in “Secret” in which a woman, naked and posing on a cross as in a crucifixion, has her breasts pulled through sharp metal holes...