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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 280–307.
Published: 01 May 1991
... shitan [An inquiry into the urban economy of Jiangnan in the Ming period]. Shanghai : Shanghai renmin chubanshe . Susumu Fuma . 1977 . “ Minmatsu no toshi kaikaku to Kōshū minpen ” [Late Ming municipal reform and the Hangzhou uprising]. Tōhō gakuhō 49 : 215 –62. Susumu Fuma . 1979...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 341–360.
Published: 01 February 1975
... of the Indian Subcontinent, they added a new dimension to the cities they created—a municipal apparatus to monitor urban growth, to regulate the use of land, and to insure that certain areas, especially those where they resided, would receive adequate urban facilities. The cities they founded had certain...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (3): 545–546.
Published: 01 May 1966
...Alan K. Manchester Portuguese Society in the Tropics: The Municipal Councils of Goa, Macao, Bahia, and Luanda, 1510–1800 . By C. R. Boxer . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 1965 . 240 pp. $6.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1966 1966 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 532–533.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Bryna Goodman Shanghai 1927–1937: Municipal Power, Locality and Modernization . By Christian Henriot . Translated by Noël Castelino . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1993 . 288 pp. $42.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 532 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 196–197.
Published: 01 November 1985
...Lourdes Diaz-Trechuelo; Charles O. Houston El Cabildo Secular: Aspectos Fundacionales y Administrivos. [The Municipal Government of Manila: Organizational and Administrative Aspects] . By O.S.A. Luis Merino . Manila : Intramuros Administration (Estudios sobre el Municipio de Manila [Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 441–442.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Howard Spodek Sardar Patel . By D. V. Tahmankar . London : George Allen and Unwin Ltd. , 1970 . 299 pp. 60s. Making of the Leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: His Role in the Ahmedabad Municipality (1917–1922) . By Arva Ramchandra and G. Tiwari . Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (4): 632–633.
Published: 01 August 1964
...John H. Romani The Dynamics of Power in a Philippine Municipality . By Mary R. Holiensteiner . Diliman, Quexon City : University of the Philippines, Community Development Research Council , 1963 . xv, 227 . Appendix, Bibliography, Index, Figures, Tables. $5.00. Copyright ©...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (2): 229–237.
Published: 01 February 1956
...John H. Romani Abstract The primary unit in the hierarchy of Philippine local government is the barrio. The term, barrio, is employed to describe any and all sub-units of the municipalities which lie outside the poblacion (municipal center) as well as sub-divisions of some of the smaller chartered...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 1 (4): 387–389.
Published: 01 August 1942
...Homer H. Dubs; Robert S. Smith Abstract It may be interesting to learn that even before the end of the Ming dynasty, numbers of Chinese had already arrived in Mexico. On June 22, 1635, the municipal council ( cabildo ) of Mexico City studied a petition which had been submitted to the viceroy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 649–672.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Max D. Woodworth; Michael Ulfstjerne Abstract This article examines how a resource bonanza in Ordos Municipality, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in the 2000s translated into broad-based participation in informal lending networks and drove a remarkable, but short-lived, phase of urban expansion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 683–705.
Published: 01 August 2011
... with a popular Japanese television show known as Hatoko's Sea, we illustrate the agency of municipal actors in the decision-making process. In this way, we highlight the significance of long-term economic transformations, demographic decline, and vertical social networks in local invitations to controversial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (3): 283–297.
Published: 01 May 1961
...Lloyd I. Rudolph Abstract The Indian Municipal Elections of 1959 raised in compelling form the question of the relationship between urban life and political radicalism; radical parties of both the left and the right gained ground in Bombay, Delhi, and Madras. In Calcutta, radicalism already had...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 461–472.
Published: 01 February 1975
... Asian Studies. Included in it are an introductory essay by eal himself entitled “Imperialism and Nationalism in India,” two essays on U.P. by C. A. Bayly and F. C. Robinson entitled “Patrons and politics in northern India” and “Municipal Government and Muslim separatism in the United Provinces, 1883...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 79–97.
Published: 01 November 1976
... place to place. In many areas of mixed ethno-linguistic settlement—such as Taoyuan and Hsinchu counties—a Hokkien-based faction competes with a Hakka faction. In Kaohsiung Municipality, the urban destination of considerable rural outmigration, native-place associations form the core of the political...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Frederick Wakeman, Jr. Abstract Shanghai has often been called the Paris of the Orient. This is only half true. Shanghai has all the vices of Paris and more but boasts of none of its cultural influences. The municipal orchestra is uncertain of its future, and the removal of the city library to its...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 947–966.
Published: 01 November 1997
... municipal, congressional, or provincial bailiwicks, through landownership, commercial networks, logging or mining concessions, transportation companies, or control over illegal economies (Gutierrez 1994). Finally, evidence that fraud, vote-buying, and violence have decisively shaped the conduct and outcome...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Frank N. Pieke Abstract Xuanwei, a county-level municipality ( xianji shi ) located in the northeastern corner of Yunnan province, has nothing remarkable to boast. It is, of course, one of the largest counties in China and “home of the Yunnan ham.” Xuanwei is even the native place of Zhuo Lin, wife...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 937–958.
Published: 01 November 2013
... leaders moonlighted as municipal officials and where capital-city experience guided central strategy, this study links local practice to national policy. Rather than revisit the well-studied labor camps that incarcerated accused enemies, I look to the converted brothels and poorhouses that interned...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 27 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 November 1967
... the deterioration of living conditions in the city; he points to the chaotic splintering of governmental functions; and he traces the increasing inability of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (or any other body) to cope with massive, unprecedented urban problems. The last two sections consist of an analysis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 955–974.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Oral history accounts and written sources suggest that, upon leaving their homes during the day, waria faced fierce insults from residents of the city. If they gathered together at night, the municipal police would target them in raids ( razia ) along with other nonconforming individuals in public...