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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 248–249.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Arjun Guneratne Theft of an Idol: Text and Context in the Representation of Collective Violence . By Paul R. Brass . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1997 . xvi, 298 pp. $55.00(cloth); $17.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1998 1998 248...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 623–624.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Yu-Fen Ko Islands of Eight Million Smiles: Idol Performance and Symbolic Production in Contemporary Japan . By Hiroshi Aoyagi . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2005 . xi , 290 pp. $42.50 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 B O O K R E...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of Jain ritual culture. For iconoclastic communities, Jina images are seen as false idols, and their worship is perceived as a corrupt accretion to original Jainism. While iconoclastic narratives are relatively modern (emerging in the last 500 years), Cort convincingly argues that there is, in actuality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 February 2014
... glimpsed earlier. 4 I said something about being a historian of space. “There is an idol—a mūrti —in the evidence-room,” he said, and the room went utterly quiet. We went single file, through the bazaar to the end of an open field. Tucked into the side of a large structure, which looked like...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 371–411.
Published: 01 May 2009
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Published: 01 February 2014
Figure 6. Idols. Photo by Manan Ahmed Asif. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 104–125.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Ross Mallick Abstract W hile boating down the ganges delta on a visit to the Reserve Forest Tiger Sanctuary, I noticed on the bank some idols overlooking the river. When I asked about their significance, it was explained that a tiger had killed and carried off a girl; these idols were meant to ward...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Gerald James Larson Abstract By way of framing Manan Ahmed Asif's intriguing personal (and poetic) reflection entitled “Idol in the Archive” in this current issue of the Journal of Asian Studies , it must always be remembered that in August 1947, the old British Raj gave birth to not one but two...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 623–638.
Published: 01 August 1973
... the important figures of modern Chinese literature have remained in the People's Republic of China,” their works are therefore proscribed for political reasons. Cut off from their mainland base, the disinherited young Taiwanese writers, having no native idols to emulate and anxious to create a tradition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 1997
... missionary stationed in Fuzhou, Proclaimed Zuo Zongtang, Governor-General of Fujian and Zhejiang: “the rival societies for getting up processions to parade the idols have from the beginning violated the law and corrupted morals, hence the evil must be stopped without delay” (Zuo 1867, 22). While these two...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 624–626.
Published: 01 August 2006
... A S I A N S T U D I E S network through which commercial institutions in contemporary urban Japan cultivate their territory and habituate their corporate ideology. According to Aoyagi, idol performance is a form of symbolic self-presentation that encompasses the packaging, characterizing, stylizing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (3): 621–623.
Published: 01 August 2006
... makes to our knowledge of Turfan Uyghur history and their roles in evolving Dunhuang religious and artistic life, and to understanding the connections between important centers along the northern silk roads. MICHAEL C. BROSE University of Wyoming JAPAN Islands of Eight Million Smiles: Idol Performance...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 1097–1098.
Published: 01 November 2018
... population in Jilin, for example, finds male K-pop idols good looking but shows a preference for Chinese masculinity, while the population in Hong Kong deems Korean idol masculinity worthy of emulation. They conclude, however, that time may push the population in Jilin, as well, to aspire to images of Korean...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 750–752.
Published: 01 August 2021
... responsibility for failure becomes personal. Chapter 3, “Career Porn,” analyzes blogging, which became popular after net idols waned. Booming from 2004 to 2006, bloggers wrote about how an online presence could create a personal brand that would, in turn, boost women's career opportunities. As Lukács...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (3): 863–866.
Published: 01 August 2007
... original discussion is an early section of Pennington's work that emphasizes the extent to which evangelicals attacked idol worship in Indian religion. Of course, idolatry was one of the key factors affecting their construction of Hinduism in the early nineteenth century. Who indeed would have thought...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 495–496.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and shows how their experience functions as a new type of self-deployment text among hip-hop newbies who are experiencing buran in neoliberal South Korea. In chapter 5, Song uses the example of RM, the leader of BTS, to argue that K-pop idols should earn their authenticity with the public by proving...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 771–788.
Published: 01 August 1969
... of the Logical Method in Ancient China , ( Shanghai , 1922 ), Part III for a re-evaluation of the role of Mohist thought in antiquity. 51 “ The Concept of Ideology ,” in History and Theory , Vol. IV : 2 ( 1965 ), 164 –95. 52 This discussion of the “ Four Idols ” is based on Ku's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 February 2022
... media are associated with different places—television dramas for regional cities and K-pop idols for urban districts in Seoul. In the second part of the book, Oh focuses on how urban places, specifically Gangnam and Myeong-dong, are associated with the established images of K-pop idols to brand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 817–819.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of Korean Wave, “ sin-hallyu ,” led by K-pop, requires a new, critical inquiry into the radically shifting trends of hallyu consumption and the political economy of the idol industry, its globalization strategy, and the institutional support of the government in national branding. On the other hand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., but the streets are clean!’” This issue opens with a poignant pair of brief essays: “Partition: ‘The Pulsing Heart that Grieved,’” by religious studies scholar G erald J ames L arson , who is one of the Journal 's two associate editors for South Asia, and “Idols in the Archive” by historian M anan...