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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 436–438.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Mason C. Hoadley Indonesian Legal History, 1602–1848 . By John Ball . Sydney : Oughtershaw Press , 1982 . viii, 300 pp. Notes, Bibliography, List of Abbreviations, Index. N.p. Indonesian Legal History: British West Sumatra, 1685–1825 . By John Ball . Sydney : Oughtershaw Press...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 798–799.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Taimie L. Bryant Legal Pluralism: Toward a General Theory Through Japanese Legal Culture . By Masaji Chiba . Tokyo : Tokai University Press , 1989 . xii, 236 pp. ¥7,000. (Distributed by Maruzen, P.O. Box 5050, Tokyo International 100–31, Japan) Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 228–229.
Published: 01 February 1963
...Gerard R. Moran; Robert E. Knowlton Burmese Law Tales. The Legal Element in Burmese Folk-lore . By Maung Htin Aung . London : Oxford University Press , 1962 . x , 159 . Appendix, Bibliography, $2.90. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1963 1963 228 JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 210–211.
Published: 01 February 1963
...H. Arthur Steiner Fundamental Legal Documents of Communist China . Edited by Albert P. Blaustein . South Hackensack, N. J. : Fred B. Rothman & Co. , 1962 . xxix , 603 . $14.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1963 1963 210 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 230–231.
Published: 01 February 2014
...James L. Hevia Legal Orientalism: China, the United States and Modern Law . By Teemu Ruskola . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 2013 . 338 pp. $39.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014 Throughout the work, Ruskola argues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (2): 227–244.
Published: 01 February 1964
...Judy Feldman Harrison Abstract A Study of the Ch'ing legal system, the culmination of the experience of many dynasties, provides clues to the understanding of Chinese political behavior before extensive Western contact. For this period, the decisions of the Board of Punishments ( hsing-fu...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 August 1964
...George O. Totten Law in Japan: The Legal Order in a Changing Society . Edited by Arthur Taylor von Mehren . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 1963 . xxxviii, 706 . Tables, Index. $15.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1964 1964 618 JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1095–1098.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Hongying Wang China's Journey toward the Rule of Law: Legal Reform, 1978–2008 . Edited by Cai Dingjian and Wang Chenguang . Leiden : Brill , 2010 . xxiv, 560 pp. $246.00 (cloth). Making Law Work: Chinese Laws in Context . Edited by Mattias Burell and Marina Svensson . Ithaca...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 841–843.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Margaret Y. K. Woo Bird in a Cage: Legal Reforms in China After Mao . By Stanley B. Lubman . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1999 . 447 pp. $65.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 841 range of the natural sciences...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 667–686.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Contrary to the preconceived notion that women of the Chosŏn were silent subjects outside their domestic boundary, their petitioning activity shows that women, irrespective of their status, had the same legal capacity as their male counterparts to appeal grievances at local and capital levels. This article...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Matthew H. Sommer Circulating the Code: Print Media and Legal Knowledge in Qing China . By Ting Zhang . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2020 . xi, 256 pp. ISBN: 9780295747156 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2021 2021 Ting Zhang's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 639–666.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Paul K. Gellert; Andiko Abstract Amid the rapid expansion of oil palm plantations, the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry finds its authority over the forested areas ( kawasan hutan ) under pressure and continues to pursue strategies to legally maintain the areas within its jurisdiction. Combining...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 518–521.
Published: 01 February 1975
...Roger V. Des Forges The Internal Organization of Ch'ing Bureaucracy: Legal, Normative and Communication Aspects . By Thomas A. Metzger . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 1973 . x, 469 pp. Appendices, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 500–502.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Daniel S. Lev Legal Pluralism: An Introduction to Colonial and Neo-Colonial Laws . By M. B. Hooker . Oxford : Clarendon Press , 1975 . xxii, 601 pp. Bibliography, Index. $37.50 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1978 1978 500 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Though...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Paul Barclay Legal Reform in Taiwan under Japanese Colonial Rule, 1895–1945: The Reception of Western Law . By Tay-Sheng Wang . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2000 . viii, 288 pp. $65.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1122–1124.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Tony Saich Unstately Power, Volume II. Local Causes of China's Intellectual, Legal and Governmental Reforms . By Lynn T. White III . Armonk, N.Y. : M. E. Sharpe, Inc , 1998 . xxii, 765 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 1122 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Kunal Parker Law, Capitalism and Power in Asia: The Rule of Law and Legal Institutions . Edited by Kanishka Jayasuriya . London and New York : Routledge , 1999 . xiii, 345 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 136 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Matthew H. Sommer Social Power and Legal Culture: Litigation Masters in Late Imperial China . By Melissa Ann Macauley . Law, Society, and Culture in Late Imperial China . Edited by Kathryn Bernhardt and Philip C. C. Huang . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1998 . 456 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 309–328.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Charles Morrison Abstract The term munshi (scribe) usually refers to the clerical assistants employed by Indian lawyers ( vakils ), particularly by those who practice at the district and subdivisional courts at the lowest level of the legal system. The majority of vakils maintain only the most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 122–127.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Prasenjit Duara Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 Jonathan Ocko and David Gilmartin are to be congratulated on producing a truly valuable piece of comparative work. Particularly as one who is not a legal historian, I have learned an immense amount not only...