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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of hyper-icon is invoked to emphasize the recursive nature of an image that doubles as idea, conjured not only as a picture, figure, or form but also as a representation or the act of imagination itself (see Mitchell 1986 ). 1 On economic transition, see Bagchi and D'Costa ( 2012 ), Bardhan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 246–251.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of a Global Icon . By Christine M. E. Guth . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2015 . xv, 256 pp. ISBN: 9780824839604 (cloth, also available in paper). The Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art . By Namiko Kunimoto . Minneapolis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1040–1042.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Sarah Thal Mount Fuji: Icon of Japan . By H. ByronEarhart . Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2011 . xx, 238 pp. $39.95 (cloth, ISBN 9781611170009 ); $39.95 (e-book, ISBN 9781611171112 ). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015 Mount Fuji...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 565–566.
Published: 01 May 1995
...X. Jie Yang Zenkōji and its Icon . By Donald F. McCallum . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1994 . 88 halftones, 5 maps, 268 pp. $39.50 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1995 1995 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 565 more than nations and regional blocs...
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Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 2. Line drawing of the Qufu temple icon of Confucius, titled “Portrait of the Great-Completion Ultimate Sage and Culture-Propagating First Teacher, Master Kong” ( Dacheng zhisheng wenxuan xianshi Kongzi zhi xiang 大 成 至 聖 文 宣 先 師 孔 子 之像), early Qing, c. 1647, woodblock print. Queli zhi More
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Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 3. Sculptural icon of Confucius (now destroyed) in the main sacrificial hall ( Dacheng dian 大 成 殿), Temple of Confucius, Qufu, Shandong. Qing, 1730. Photo by Stéphane Passat, 1913. Source: Chine, 1909–1934 , comp. Musée Albert Kahn (Boulogne-Billancourt: Le Musée, 2001), 1:622. More
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Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 5. Line drawing of the Qufu temple icon of Confucius, entitled “Ultimate Sage and First Teacher, Master Kong” ( Zhisheng xianshi Kongzi 至 聖 先 師 孔子), Qing period, woodblock print. Lü Weiqi 呂 維 祺, Shengxian xiangzan 聖 賢 像 賛, 1837 edition. Source: National Diet Library, Tokyo. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1174–1176.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Daniel A. Jasper Global Icons: Apertures to the Popular . By Bishnupriya Ghosh . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2011 . xiii , 383 pp. $94.95 (cloth); $25.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2012 2012 In Global Icons: Apertures to the Popular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 21 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 1961
...Katherine Field Caldwell Icons in Bronze. An Introduction to Indian Metal Images . By Lieut.-Gen. D. R. Thapar . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1961 . xx, 171 . Illustrated, Maps, Appendices, Bibliography, Index. $9.25. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1961 1961...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Micah L. Auerback Behold the Buddha: Religious Meanings of Japanese Buddhist Icons . By James C. Dobbins . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2020 . xiv, 269 pp. ISBN: 9780824879990 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2021 2021 Across...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 549–576.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Michael Hutt Abstract On April 25, 2015, central Nepal was struck by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that killed over 9,000 people and displaced 2.8 million. The image of the Dharahara, a nineteenth-century minaret that collapsed during the quake, quickly became for many Nepalis an iconic representation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 371–411.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Figure 2. Line drawing of the Qufu temple icon of Confucius, titled “Portrait of the Great-Completion Ultimate Sage and Culture-Propagating First Teacher, Master Kong” ( Dacheng zhisheng wenxuan xianshi Kongzi zhi xiang 大 成 至 聖 文 宣 先 師 孔 子 之像), early Qing, c. 1647, woodblock print. Queli zhi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 606–607.
Published: 01 May 2010
... succeeded admirably. The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Archeology, Architecture, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan . By Donald F. McCallum . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2009 . xvii , 328 pp. $38.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Lisa N. Owen Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History . By John E. Cort . New York : Oxford University Press , 2010 . xviii, 398 pp. $74.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011 2011 The worship of Jina images is a long...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 539–562.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., and in the process promoted ideas about the purpose of women's education that would later be expressed by an icon of Meiji modernity: the “good wife, wise mother.” Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 The geisha is an elusive, often problematic, figure in the historiography of modern...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 447–473.
Published: 01 May 1995
... icons, effigies, and persons—that construct, transform, dismantle, and reconstruct bodies and heads. Although the metaphor could also apply to Draupadī cult rituals, it is especially appropriate for Kūttāṇṭavar, who is built up like Kirilov in Dostoievsky's The Possessed. What is surprising in his cult...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1057–1078.
Published: 01 November 2003
... love their property lines. Universities map their campus identity. The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) signifies itself succinctly in its logo, a map of Asia. Such territorial attachments and many others have striking similarities: they infuse boundaries with iconic significance, tinged...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (2): 421–459.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Eva Shan Chou Abstract This article examines the subject of queues in the life and writings of Lu Xun (1881–1936), the most prominent figure in modern Chinese literature. The long-standing reluctance of readers and critics to associate this backward hairstyle with Lu Xun's iconic figure has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 855–879.
Published: 01 August 2008
... narratives of different genres that have become critical sources for a history of the rebel leader Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi and for configuring her as an icon of heroic Indian womanhood. It places each of these sources, ranging from late nineteenth-century Marathi texts to mid-twentieth-century Hindi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (3): 645–687.
Published: 01 August 2007
...E. Taylor Atkins Abstract “Arirang” is known worldwide as the quintessential Korean folk song. Its iconic status in contemporary Korea derives from its perceived role in strengthening Korean resolve to resist the cultural violence of the Japanese colonial occupation (1905–45). A musical “skeleton...
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