1-15 of 15 Search Results for

ninja

Sort by
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 723–748.
Published: 01 August 2010
... contact between people, have more subversive potential. The author analyzes rumors spread in the press and by word of mouth during October and November 1998 in East Java, Indonesia. Conspirators and ninjas were suspected of killing many alleged sorcerers and persecuting the traditionalist Muslim majority...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 1. A photograph of a student demonstrator dressed in a ninja-like fashion grasping a soldier's boot, which appeared in the Jawa Pos on October 29, 1998. The accompanying caption reads, “One of the hundreds of student demonstrators at the Youth Oath Day ( Hari Sumpah Pemuda ) yesterday More
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 3. This photograph of local guards searching passing vehicles for ninjas in Jember appeared in the Surabaya Post on October 13, 1998. Note the knife ( clurit ) in the left hand of the man pictured in the foreground, as well as his style of dress, which is associated with martial arts. More
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 665–668.
Published: 01 August 2010
... by permission. The core of this issue, as is typical for the Journal of Asian Studies , is made up of research articles that explore a broad range of topics, from rumors about Ninja attacks in Indonesia to musical trends in Japan, and from the politics of art patronage to shifting marriage patterns...
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 8. This photograph appeared in the Surabaya Post on October 29, 1998. It portrays a ninja mask being held up by a policeman. The caption reads, “A ‘ninja’ mask which was found on Raya Rungkut Industri Road, Wednesday (28.10) early in the morning, being examined by the Head of Rungkut More
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 May 1989
... N . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1988. x, 191 pp. $22.50. This book surveys American reactions to Japan from Matthew C. Perry to Ezra Vogel. The organization is both chronological and topical, with sections on Hiroshima, the occupation, the "sexual nexus," the ninja craze of the 1970s...
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 390–391.
Published: 01 May 1989
... . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1988. x, 191 pp. $22.50. This book surveys American reactions to Japan from Matthew C. Perry to Ezra Vogel. The organization is both chronological and topical, with sections on Hiroshima, the occupation, the "sexual nexus," the ninja craze of the 1970s, the current boom...
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 7. A photograph published in the Surabaya Post on October 20, 1998. The accompanying text explains, “The people who took part in the convoy which took a part of an unknown body who was considered to be a “ninja.”” More
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 4. This photograph appeared in the Surabaya Post on October 14, 1998. The photograph depicts the wall onto which two ninjas allegedly stuck themselves. The student in the foreground reenacts touching the wall that putatively gave students a shock. Brickwork showing through the plaster More
Image
Published: 01 August 2010
questions an unknown person who was caught in Kalipare and is suspected of being a ninja.” More
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 805–811.
Published: 01 August 1993
.... $14.95. -. Ninja: The True Story ofJapan's Secret Warrior Cult. Poole, Dorset: Firebird Books, 1992. $14.95. WHITEHILL, Arthur M. Japanese Management. London: Routledge, 1992. $17.50. YONEKAWA, Akihiko. Beyond Polite Japanese. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1992. $8.00. YOSIIIKAWA, Eiji; Edwin McClellan, trans...
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 881–893.
Published: 01 November 2018
... being elite institutions that enjoy reciprocal benefits. Jeopardizing this relationship over a sexual harassment story is unlikely given what is at stake. There is patriarchal denial about the abnormal working conditions faced by these so-called kunoichi (female ninjas) who are expected to put up...
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 622–647.
Published: 01 August 1999
... until it is too late. Hongu villagers claim that lone monkeys approach the fields next to the house "on tiptoe" {shinobi'ashi), a term recalling the ninja assassins of the past!" Third, monkeys seem to be colonizing the village and its surroundings. A bear once chased away seldom returns, but monkeys...
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 407–426.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles . Berkeley : University of California Press . Lagerkvist , Johan . 2008 . “ Internet Ideotainment in the PRC: National Responses to Cultural Globalization .” Journal of Contemporary China 17 , no. 54 : 121 – 40 . Lam , Oiwan . 2016 . “ Why Some...
FIGURES | View All (8)
Journal Article
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 615–637.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sightings and possession (Nakalawa et al. 2010 ). For example, a study on spirit possession among former child soldiers in northern Uganda found that psychological damage from violence is frequently explained in terms of “transcendent phenomena” (Neuner et al. 2012 , 6). Similarly, the ninja scare...
FIGURES