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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 553–557.
Published: 01 August 1955
... The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1955 1955 NOTES A SOVIET HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT MONGOLIA: SCHASTLIVY1 OAZIS (LUCKY OASIS) BY MIKHAIL KOLESNIKOV1 ROBERT A. RUPEN Harvard University LEADING characters in this novel are "Zhamtso," head of the Mongolian Scientific Committee; "Andrei Makarovich Turanov...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 85–103.
Published: 01 February 1999
... of insufficient materials. The oasis of Turfan, lying on the Silk Road between China and India, contains the Astana-Karakhoja graveyards that have been excavated by different explorers, both Chinese and not, since the beginning of the century. The tombs contain many goods preserved by the dry desert climate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 993–995.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the subject in the regional context of oasis Central Asia. The book integrates the history of explorations of Central Asia into histories of the regional oasis states. Numerous documents in various ancient languages along with archaeological finds in the oasis of Central Asia have fascinated scholars. Though...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 627–653.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the nature of an identity system that preceded the arrival of nationalist worldviews in Altishahr. The Turki-speaking inhabitants of Altishahr in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries maintained many different kinds of identities. Most famously, there was the town- or oasis-based identity...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 465–466.
Published: 01 August 1960
... investigation of the specific form of pastoral nomadism and sedentary agriculture of the main peoples of Eastern Turkestan, the Turks and the Mongols. Father Golomb, after discussing the geography, climate, hydrography, fauna and flora, oasis economy, water supply, etc., turns to one of the most interesting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 466–467.
Published: 01 August 1960
... Turkestan, the Turks and the Mongols. Father Golomb, after discussing the geography, climate, hydrography, fauna and flora, oasis economy, water supply, etc., turns to one of the most interesting aspects of the New Uighur's economic system, namely, artificial irrigation with all its mechanical and social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 May 1980
... as well. The language here called "Khotan Saka" is a variety of Middle Iranian, attested in relative abundance from documents recovered by European explorers from sites in Sinkiang and Kansu at the turn of the century. It was the Indo-European language of the old oasis center of Khotan, the city...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 603–626.
Published: 01 August 2012
... own status within the political hierarchy among the regional powers of Muslim Central Asia. Needless to say, the reason why the Muslim leader from a small oasis town could climb up the ladder of the political hierarchy in regional politics was because he had the “protection” and patronage...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (5): 198–209.
Published: 01 September 1965
... L'INFORMATION. Cam- 9 (Sept. 1964), 1265-1273. tables. bodge terre de travail et oasis de paix. Phnom THE MARVELOUS encounter at the farm of the Penh, 1963. 83 p. illus. West. Viet-my 9, no. 3/4 (Dec. 1964), 2-12. COEDES, GEORGE, ed. and tr. Inscriptions du NGUEN DYK DAN. Cherty razvitiia V'etnamskoi Cambodge...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 220–221.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Michael Aung-Thwin Lines of Fire . Written, produced, and directed by Brian Beker . New York : Oasis Pictures/Icarus Films , 1990 . VHS format. 62 minutes. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 FILM AND VIDEO REVIEWS Lines of Fire. Written, produced...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1092–1100.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., Kim argues that Europe and China followed comparable paths of capitalist and imperialist development in their colonies and borderlands respectively. The oasis economies of Xinjiang played a pivotal role in this process. Each of Kim's five chapters narrates the story of one or two borderland beg s...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 828–829.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Stein in 1907 became the first of the Western explorers to examine the Buddhist art in the hundreds of caves near the Dunhuang oasis and succeeded in taking away some twenty-four cases of documents and five more of paintings and art objects from what was prosaically designated Cave 17. The second...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1272–1274.
Published: 01 November 2010
... represents Jat Sikh interests) is always a Muslim. Drawing on both oral and archival evidence, Anna Bigelow's Sharing the Sacred is the first monograph to take a critical look at Malerkotla and the collective memories that have shaped its reputation as an “oasis of tolerance.” In the process, she...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 287–289.
Published: 01 February 2009
... in the Gaochang Uyghur kingdom, located at the Turfan oasis in present northwestern China. When the Uyghur king voluntarily submitted to Chinggis Qan in 1209, many of the Gaochang elite entered into Mongol service. The Mongols particularly valued the Uyghurs for their bureaucratic talents and literacy in multiple...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 626–628.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in Transition is a valuable addition to the growing body of scholarship on fifteenth-century Central Asia and Iran, and particularly on the region of Khorasan and its oasis centers. The scene for a cultural renaissance and privileged with a greater variety of sources than other adjacent contemporary locales...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 303–305.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Gulácsi, Manichaean Art in Berlin Collections [Turnhout: Brepols, 2001]), pile carpets, felt rugs, and garments are depicted on manuscripts, pictorial rolls, and wall paintings (see Jorinde Ebert, “ Segmentun and Clavus in Manichaean Garments of the Turfan Oasis,” in Turfan Revisited , ed. M. Yaldiz...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 235–236.
Published: 01 February 2016
... with the premodern, proto-national “Musulman” of oasis society, as articulated in turn-of-the-century historical narratives. Chapter 2 describes the coming of modernity, bringing with it Jadidist cultural critique and reformist formulations of Turkic or “Uyghur” identity. He then turns to the “politicization...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 432–434.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., that this mineral story centers around northern Xinjiang, while the agricultural history is primarily that of the oasis-ringed south. The book only makes one serious sojourn south of the Tianshan Mountains during the fascinating episode of the Great Leap Forward (1958–61), in which mostly Uyghur people were obliged...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., researchers and graduate students of contemporary China, and policymakers. 1. See, for example, Gardner Bovingdon, The Uyghurs: Strangers in Their Own Land (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010); Justin Rudelson, Oasis Identities: Uyghur Nationalism along China's Silk Road (New York...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
... in 1864. But visitors in recent years are prompted to take pride in their nation's architectural accomplishments and to feel refreshed by a visit to an urban oasis. As Haiyan Lee explains, the park thus aspires to sharply contradictory effects, which she sums up as “how to enjoy a national wound” (p. 193...