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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 473.
Published: 01 August 1960
...Isidore Dyen Rantjak Dilabueh: A Minangkabau Kaba. A Specimen of the Traditional Literature of Central Sumatra . By Anthony H. Johns . Ithaca, New York : Cornell University . Data Paper No. 32, Southeast Asia Program, 1958 . xxiv, 152 . $3.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Kenneth R. Young Property in Social Continuity: Continuity and Change in the Maintenance of Property Relationships through Time in Minangkabau, West Sumatra . By Franz von Benda-Beckmann . The Hague : Martinus Nijhoff (Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 488–489.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Richard W. Anderson Theater and Martial Arts in West Sumatra: Randai and Silek of the Minangkabau . By Kirstin Pauka . Athens, Oh. : University Center for International Studies , Monographs in International Studies, Southeast Asia Series No. 103, 1998 . xii, 261 pp. $26.00 (paper...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 633–634.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Rita Smith Kipp Constituting the Minangkabau: Peasants, Culture and Modernity in Colonial Indonesia . By Joel S. Kahn . Providence : Berg Publishers . 1993 . xi, 314 pp. $49.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 BOQK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST ASIA 633...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 805–806.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Nancy M. Tanner Matriliny and Migration: Evolving Minangkabau Traditions in Indonesia . By Tsuyoshi Kato . Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press , 1982 . 253 pp. Glossary, Selected Bibliography, Index. $22.50. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1984 1984 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 729–752.
Published: 01 August 1980
... indigenous coastal merchants responded to the new situation has been a relatively neglected question in studies of this region. Based on the autobiography of Muhammad Saleh, a self-made Minangkabau merchant, this paper details the world and distinctive outlook of Minangkabau coastal merchants, and how Saleh...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 125–149.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Evelyn Blackwood Abstract Despite a large number of both historical and anthropological works on the Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia, a number of questions remain concerning this matrilineal and Islamic society. In a recent study, historian Ken Young articulated a growing consensus...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 971–1010.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Jeffrey Hadler Abstract This essay is a revisionist history of the Padri War and the place of Tuanku Imam Bondjol in the intellectual history of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, of the Dutch colonial state, and of Indonesian nationalism. The Tuanku Imam is an official “national hero” from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (2): 499–500.
Published: 01 May 1993
... by a smile (p. 7). Although most emotion scenarios move along a pan-cultural path, Heider argues, either type of intervention may alter the culturally neutral emotional flow. Heider's study is focused on the Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia, a matrilineal Muslim culture of three million people known...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (2): 498–499.
Published: 01 May 1993
... by a smile (p. 7). Although most emotion scenarios move along a pan-cultural path, Heider argues, either type of intervention may alter the culturally neutral emotional flow. Heider's study is focused on the Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia, a matrilineal Muslim culture of three million people known...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 299–302.
Published: 01 February 2012
... written book (written with a strong sense of irony) focusing on “peculiar families” (p. ix). This book won the prestigious Harry Benda award for Southeast Asian Studies in 2011. In this brilliant ethnographic, historical, and comparative sociological study of Minangkabau families and society...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 609–610.
Published: 01 May 2001
... to have been little more than an entrepot. Minangkabau, to the west, has a particularly long history of baffling both colonists and ethnographers. For a realm that spread over much of the central portion of the island, it showed little evidence of "real" power: no "theater state," not much of an army...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 530–532.
Published: 01 May 1996
... enough for reinforcements to be called from Java. By the authorities' own accounts, hundreds of Minangkabau rebels were killed and a larger number injured. White-clad villagers armed only with swords and religious amulets were cut down as they charged against BOOK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST ASIA 531 carbine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 697–698.
Published: 01 August 1988
...). This densely packed study of modern Minangkabau history combines superb scholarship with a smooth narrative style. The author traces the interactions within and between the Sumatran and Western worlds from the mid-seventeenth century, when the Dutch began to supplant the Acehnese in controlling Sumatran gold...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 471–473.
Published: 01 August 1960
... be most rewarding to find in the promised definitive works of both writers an expanded treatment, in which the intricate interconnections between regional, ethnic, economic, ideological, and party-political factors are more fully explored. Yale University HARRY J. BENDA Rantjak Dilabueh: A Minangkabau...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 473–475.
Published: 01 August 1960
... are more fully explored. Yale University HARRY J. BENDA Rantjak Dilabueh: A Minangkabau Kaba. A Specimen of the Traditional Literature of Central Sumatra. By ANTHONY H. JOHNS. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University. Data Paper No. 32, Southeast Asia Program, 1958. xxiv, 152. $3.00. The body of this book...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 640–641.
Published: 01 May 1995
... cultures are related to the social structures of neighboring societies. Indeed, studies of Sumatran cultures "on the margins" of Acehnese, Minangkabau, Batak, and Palembang-area social worlds can lead us to question the notion of "cultures" per se. In this regard, such studies hold as much promise...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 497–529.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Office Library . Kuala Lumpur : University of Malaya Press . Bemmelen R. W. Van . 1949 . The Geology of Indonesia . The Hague : Government Printing Office . Benda-Beckmann Franz Von , and Benda-Beckmann Keebet Von . 1985 . “Transformation and Change in Minangkabau.” In Change...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 192–194.
Published: 01 November 1985
... on the shore of Lake Maninjau, is intended as "an examination of Minangkabau indigenous epistemology" (p. xi). Frederick Errington argues that the preferred mode of interpretation of the Minangkabau "is to focus on the relatively apparent rather than on the obscure and hidden. Correspondingly, meaning for them...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 632–633.
Published: 01 May 1994
... that does full justice to the swirling complexity of its subject. It is essential for Indonesianists and will be of great interest for Asianists in general. KARL G. HEIDER University of South Carolina Constituting the Minangkabau: Peasants, Culture and Modernity in Colonial Indonesia. By J O E L S. K A H N...