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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 24 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 November 1964
...Manoranjan Dutta Evaluation of Damodar Canals (1959–60); A Study of the Benefits of Irrigation in the Damodar Region . By S. K. Basu and S. B. Mukherjee . New York : Asia Publishing House , 1963 . vii, 152. Appendices, Illustrations. Index, n.p. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 February 1981
... . New York : Oxford University Press , 1980 . x , 316 pp. $16.95. Irrigation and Agricultural Development in Asia: Perspectives from the Social Sciences . Edited by E. Walter Coward Jr . Ithaca : Cornell University Press , 1980 . 369 pp. Index. $25.00. Agricultural Growth in Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1127–1149.
Published: 01 November 1994
... for an expanding world economy (Adas 1989). The history of irrigation in India, where the British built large new irrigation works to increase colonial revenues and expand commercial production, provides a dramatic illustration of this. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 List...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 753–755.
Published: 01 May 2002
...R. Thomas Rosin Sharing Water: Irrigation and Water Management in the Hindukush–Karakoram–Himalaya . Edited by Hermann Kreutzmann . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2000 . xxii , 283 pp. $35.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Elizabeth Whitcombe Canal Irrigation in British India: Perspectives on Technological Change in a Peasant Society . By Ian Stone . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1984 . xiv, 374 pp. Illustrations, Glossary of Indian Terms, Bibliography, Index. $59.50. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 November 1981
...Donald W. Attwood The Agrarian Structure of Bangladesh: An Impediment to Development . By F. Tomasson Jannuzi and James T. Peach . Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press , 1980 . xv, 150 pp. Appendixes, Bibliography, Index. $20. Productivity and Equity in IRDP Cooperative Irrigation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 59–80.
Published: 01 November 1985
.... The contrast between these regions can be explained in part by the temporary existence of an “irrigation frontier” in the west. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1985 1985 List of References Amin Shahid . 1981 . “ Peasants and Capitalists in Northern India: Kisans in the Cane...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 958–959.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Norman Uphoff Managing Canal Irrigation: Practical Analysis from South Asia . By Robert Chambers . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1988 . xxviii, 279 pp. $39.50 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1990 1990 958 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 270–271.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Koji Tanaka From Upland to Irrigated Rice: The Development of Wet-Rice Agriculture in Rejang Musi, Southwest-Sumatra . By Jürg Schneider . Berlin : Dietrich Reimer Verlag , 1995 . xvi, 214 pp. DM42. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997 270 THE JOURNAL...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (2): 215–227.
Published: 01 February 1956
... dimensions. The dominant form of agriculture depends upon irrigated lands planted primarily with rice. In upland areas, where the topography has limited the spread of the irrigated land, the residential units are relatively small and isolated, and a characteristic village organization has developed in which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 135.
Published: 01 November 1970
...E. Walter Coward, Jr Abstract In Thailand and Laos modernization may lead to replacing multipurpose synaptor roles (such as displayed by village headmen) by more specialized, or differentiated synaptor roles. The observation of modern irrigation projects in Sayaboury, Laos supports this view...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 1957
... in the region), in a climate of alternating wet and long dry seasons, which especially in the tropics usually means irrigation if agriculture is to be productive enough to support a more than primitive civilization. All did in fact depend heavily on extensive irrigation, and appear to have shared...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (3): 293–303.
Published: 01 May 1963
... daily life, economy, and politics. In a series of interviews widi members of the Sakya ruling house undertaken by the authors, it has been possible to secure considerable data concerning die administration of what is perhaps Tibet's most ambitious irrigation project, and the role the Sakya government...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 257–267.
Published: 01 May 2015
... program, installing an irrigation system along an open field. Taken together, the two projects are emblematic of an emerging tension within Brazil's and China's presence in Africa: does development cooperation in Boane represent competition or complementarity between these providers of development...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 469–478.
Published: 01 August 1955
... in oriental civilizations long before they were conspicuous in Greek antiquity or in the European and Japanese Middle Ages. But they were essential mainly in feudal societies and in the “helotage” society of Sparta. Similar diversities in compatability characterize corvee labor, irrigation economy...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 505–513.
Published: 01 August 1955
... the degree of central power, the diminution and loss of which invariably led to the weakening and downfall of a dynasty. Since the economy of China was based on intensive farming, regulation of water, either for the positive purpose of irrigation or the Negative purpose of flood prevention, remained...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 968–996.
Published: 01 November 1995
... on to rule the mainland as their peoples come to dominate the second millennium. Case by case these shifts appear to be ethnic and political successions wherein the strong displace the weak, but seen together regionally the similarities suggest an agricultural change whereby an irrigated wet rice...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (3): 551–561.
Published: 01 May 1969
... to the emergence and persistence of strong lineages, and singles out a few which he considers to be of special importance. A relationship is suggested between rice cultivation, extensive irrigation, the exigencies of frontier life, and the emergence of large, localized, highly corporate lineages. The purpose...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (4): 809–834.
Published: 01 August 1968
...Michael W. Roberts Abstract Ancient Sinhalese rulers had a right to a share of agricultural income, a right which embraced the produce of the land as well as irrigation rates and was generally paid in kind. In effect, there was a land tax; but the term used ( bojika-, bojiya- , or bojaka-pati...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (3): 515–537.
Published: 01 May 1970
... by a significant margin, but this has been true for quite a long time in the past. In provision of inputs like organic and inorganic fertilizers and irrigation water the Chinese performance has been much better than that of India. Both countries have devoted not a very low proportion of their total gross...