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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 118–120.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Joseph A. Rodriguez Making Ethnic Choices: California's Punjabi Mexican Americans . By Karen Isaksen Leonard . Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 1992 . xii, 333 pp. $44.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 118 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 99–113.
Published: 01 June 1964
... and of hosts representing the village where the jātra is held. Comparison of the jātra with such cultural features as the American county fair, the Creek Indian ball game, the Olympic games, the Mexican fiesta, Pueblo Indian ceremonials, and medieval European tournaments may well, at a later date, make...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 769–792.
Published: 01 August 1972
... early predominance as a combined result of its ecclesiastical-administrative position and its role as the principal entrepot in the trade of Mexican silver for Chinese goods. Despite the collapse of that trade, Manila retained its primate position by becoming the chief point of import and distribution...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 512–513.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to be recognized as “Chinese Mexicans”: patriotic contributors to Mexican society who simultaneously identified with a Chinese homeland. González uses the terms “Chinese Mexicans” and “paisanos Chinos” interchangeably and mostly to refer to the men (and substantially fewer women) who were born in China, rather...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 543–545.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the Mexican nation in a transnational context. Romero traces the development of a “Chinese transnational commercial orbit” that created complex and sophisticated networks between China, Mexico, Cuba, and the United States. Drawing on myriad U.S. and Mexican sources, the book argues that the Chinese forged...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 February 1993
...-Mexican story and is excellent at teasing out significant facts from scanty evidence. She consulted birth, marriage, and death records, photographs, court documents, and collected oral interviews while painstakingly reconstructing family genealogies. However, while her examination of Indian traditions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 1241–1243.
Published: 01 November 1998
... that "the fact of being Mexican has helped me to see the differences of India . . . from my differences of Mexican." He claimed that he "may understand; to a certain point, what it means to be an Indian because I am a Mexican." Octavio Paz argued that as a result of their disparate colonial experiences, neither...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1127–1129.
Published: 01 November 2001
... that China and Mexico face the greatest difficulties in coming to terms with democratization. Lorenzo Meyer's study of the evolution of the Mexican judicial system demonstrates how difficult it is to build an independent judiciary when the executive is so omnipotent that there is, in practice, no separation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 687–722.
Published: 01 August 1999
... moved production to Third World countries with 20Some level of employment stability seems to be a prerequisite for immigrant settlement. For instance, one reason Mexican immigrants in the U.S. have begun to settle is because many have moved from seasonal work to stable, year-round jobs...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Choices: California's Punjabi Mexican Americans. By K A R E N ISAKSEN LEONARD. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992. xii, 333 pp. $44.95. Karen Isaksen Leonard has written a fascinating and often moving account of South Asian immigration to California. Approximately 7,000 Punjabi men immigrated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 1996
... expectations on Mexican economic policies while taking an overly pessimistic stand on the future evolution of Brazil. It is true that many observers of Latin America in the early 1990s committed the same mistake, but in this case we must keep in mind that the book was published in 1995 and that its Preface...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 693–710.
Published: 01 August 1969
... reported crop yields as high as 7,500 pounds per acre with the Taiwan varieties. 12 See National Seminar on Fertilizers, Proceedings , ( New Delhi , The Fertilizer Association of India , 1965 ), p. 407 . There is, however, the additional problem that Mexican wheats are much less popular...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 1 (4): 387–389.
Published: 01 August 1942
... (ibid., vol. 22, pp. 263, 265, 266; vol. 23, pp. 51, 61; vol. 24, p. 325). Ibid., vol. 22, p. 279. 7 Ibid., vol. 22, pp. 271, 277; vol. 24, pp. 53, 290. 8 A law dated 1620 states that "many slaves are usually carried in the ships from Filipinas." Some of them were sold at Acapulco, the Mexican port...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (3): 273–287.
Published: 01 May 1960
...-for-purity, with Mexican silver dollars then the Mexican dollars should circulate side by side with Japanese coins in the market. This may seem unreasonable by modern standards, but since Mexican dollars were the standard currency of the China Seas, and were even 1 R. Alcock, Capital of the Tycoon (London...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 17 (1): 157.
Published: 01 November 1957
..., and Mexican ancestry be appointed. The problems facing the churches are identified: (1) they are minority churches and have the difficulties usual to any minority movement; (2) they are alien churches as they represent the outreach of Western Christianity; (3) they have few leaders; (4) they need to achieve...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1247.
Published: 01 November 2001
... in Central Thailand, was among the early village ethnographies to appear after World War II. He updated it twenty years later. He contributed specialized articles to several edited volumes. After retirement he and his wife, Mary Ann, spent part of the year in the Mexican hill town of San Miguel de Allende...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 4 (2): 102–108.
Published: 01 February 1945
... Filipino culture over and above the local heritages of tradition. The Filipino way of life today shows in some respects great conservatism, in others a strong ferment and change. A visitor travelling through the islands sees varying emphases and blends of old Malaysian, Islamic, Chinese, Spanish, Mexican...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 226–227.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and Mexico, distracts slightly from the overall flow of the book. While the chronological sequencing of previous chapters allowed Park to slowly and meticulously build her case, this chapter leaps backward and forward in time while skimming over centuries of Japanese and Mexican history to further...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 February 1971
... for Oriental Studies of the College of Mexico was inaugurated in 1964 in collaboration with UNESCO. It is engaged especially in the teaching of Chinese, Japanese, Sanscrit, Arabic, Hindi, and Hebrew at the postgraduate level for graduates of Mexican and foreign universities and offers scholarships to qualified...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 208–210.
Published: 01 February 2024
... reasons. First, Spanish rule over the archipelago had not consolidated money; rather, what circulated were “mongrel currencies,” some minted by Malay sultans and some Mexican silver dollars brought by the galleon trade. As elsewhere in Asia, the plurality of money signaled the diverse transactional...