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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 748–750.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Verena Meyer A Literary Mirror: Balinese Reflections on Modernity and Identity in the Twentieth Century . By I Nyoman Darma Putra . Leiden : KITLV Press , 2011 . xiv, 378 pp. $39.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 For decades, the study...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 257–259.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., I fear it remains beyond undergraduates’ reach. Yet I submit that Two-Timing Modernity will enhance how you read and teach Japanese modern literature, particularly the widely taught Kokoro , whether or not you are one to foreground queer theory. This decline from nanshoku to homophobia does...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (2): 290–291.
Published: 01 February 1964
...Karl von Vorys Old Societies and New States; The Quest for Modernity in Asia and Africa . Edited by Clifford Geertz . New York : The Free Press of Glencoe , 1963 . viii , 310 . $6.95. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1964 1964 BOOK REVIEWS Old Societies and New...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1093–1094.
Published: 01 November 2012
... philosophy, and he does not hesitate to say when he thinks Mou gets it right and when he perceives minor and major problems of coherence. Billioud then explores Mou's defense of the role of moral emotions as part of the Confucian critique of Kant. In this regard, although Mou is a completely modern cross...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1160–1162.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Joanna Elfving-Hwang Crisis of Gender and the Nation in Korean Literature and Cinema: Modernity Arrives Again . By Kelly Y. Jeong . Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books , 2011 . xix , 124 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2012 2012 Crisis of Gender...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1181–1183.
Published: 01 November 2012
... expansion of South Indian classical music and dance practice. Unfinished Gestures: Devadasis, Memory, and Modernity in South India . By Davesh Soneji . Chicago; London : University of Chicago Press , 2012 . xiii , 313 pp. $72.00 (cloth); $24.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 238–243.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Kyu Hyun Kim An Imperial Path to Modernity: Yoshino Sakuzō and a New Liberal Order in East Asia, 1905–1937 . By Jung-Sun N. Han . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2014 . 244 pp. ISBN 9780674065710 (cloth). Beyond the Western Liberal Order: Yanaihara Tadao...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Amy Borovoy Abstract This article explores Robert Bellah's engagement with Japan in formulating his communitarian critique of American individualism. Bellah's early contribution to post–World War II modernization studies, Tokugawa Religion: The Cultural Roots of Modern Japan , embraced the Weberian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 527–530.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Janet Poole Intimate Empire: Collaboration and Colonial Modernity in Korea and Japan . By Nayoung Aimee Kwon . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2015 . xi, 277 pp. ISBN: 9780822359104 (cloth; also available in paper). Women Pre-scripted: Forging Modern Roles through Korean...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 February 2016
... . Fujitani Takashi . 1998 . Splendid Monarchy: Power and Pageantry in Modern Japan . Berkeley : University of California Press . German Kathleen . 2009 . “ Economic Convergence and the Celebration of Mass Production: The World War II Advertising Campaign to Sell Jeeps .” In War and the Media...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 996–998.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Henri-Simon Blanc-Hoang The Great Hanoi Rat Hunt: Empire, Disease, and Modernity in French Colonial Vietnam . By Michael G. Vann and Liz Clarke . New York : Oxford University Press , 2019 . xvi, 263 pp. ISBN: 9780190602697 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1054–1056.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Tzu-Lung Chiu Monks in Motion: Buddhism and Modernity across the South China Sea . By Jack Meng-Tat Chia . New York : Oxford University Press , 2020 . xxi, 275 pp. ISBN: 9780190090975 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 Jack Meng-Tat Chia's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 962–963.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Shuang Shen Asian Diaspora and East-West Modernity . By Sheng-mei Ma . West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press , 2012 . vii, 168 pp. $45.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 I am not suggesting this book should therefore have been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 627–654.
Published: 01 August 2017
... were impacted by the pan-Asian reform movements that swept Japan, China, and Vietnam between the 1860s and 1900s. They reflected their experiences with Enlightened civilization as they were pushing for vernacularization and modernization through translating the Chinese transculturation of Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 860–861.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Tze-Lan D. Sang 860 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES concerned with cross-strait relations are all likely to benefit from reading this very informative book. YOSHIHISA AMAE KATE ZHOU University ofHawai'i Masculinity Besieged? Issues of Modernity and Male Subjectivity in Chinese Literature of the Late...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 915–916.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Evelyn Blackwood The Domestication of Desire: Women, Wealth, and Modernity in Java . By Suzanne April Brenner . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1998 . xiii , 301 pp. $55.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 February 2019
... changes in the imagination and experience of capitalism and modernity. Previously embodied in the infrastructure, architecture, and technology of the cityscape, which only government and business were perceived as having the capacity to produce, modernity became reconfigured as a dynamic force...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 194–204.
Published: 01 February 2019
...: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan . By James Mark Shields . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2017 . x, 404 pp. ISBN: 9780190664008 (cloth, also available as e-book). The Sublime Perversion of Capital: Marxist Theory and the Politics of History in Modern Japan . By Gavin Walker...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 519–521.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Mandala , November 22, 2013, http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2013/11/22/review-of-a-civilized-woman-tlc-nmrev-lxiv/ (accessed February 6, 2015). Most of the eighty-plus sketches in Figures of Southeast Asian Modernity illustrate types of persons that have emerged because...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 391–409.
Published: 01 May 2015
... a balance between a supposedly universal model of economic modernization and China's particular nation-building and developmental needs. This early twentieth-century debate illustrates how nationalist and developmental perspectives hindered the adoption of liberal models of consumerist economy, marking...