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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 673–674.
Published: 01 August 1988
...John R. McLane Petition to Agitation: Bengal, 1857–1885 . By Manju Chattopadhyay . Calcutta : K. P. Baggchi and Co. xii, 260 pp. Rs. 120.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1988 1988 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 673 stability. G. Gopakumar analyzes the party system...
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Published: 01 August 2015
Figure 1. A commoner woman Kim's vernacular petition (land dispute). Komunsŏ 194167. Courtesy of Kyujanggak Archives, Seoul National University. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 764–766.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Cecily McCaffrey Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty . By Ho-fung Hung . New York : Columbia University Press , 2011 . xvi, 253 pp. $50.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2012 2012 While...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 667–686.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Figure 1. A commoner woman Kim's vernacular petition (land dispute). Komunsŏ 194167. Courtesy of Kyujanggak Archives, Seoul National University. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 17 (2): 197–206.
Published: 01 February 1958
.... Prior to his entrance upon the political stage, Indian leadership afforded the spectacle of a rather polite debating society which accepted British ideals and values as almost axiomatic. Protests against government policies consisted of thoughtfully worded petitions calculated to appeal to the sense...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 895–908.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by a landslide of 86 percent agreement despite widespread public dissent, including an online petition signed by more than sixty-five thousand people. The new Cybersecurity Law was said to further restrict the already limited freedom of expression in Vietnam and grant too much power to the police in surveying...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 497–519.
Published: 01 August 2019
... written in 1830 to the Colebrooke-Cameron Commission of Enquiry relates the long process and eventual defeat of a group of Nalavars trying to obtain the right for their women to wear earrings. The signatories of the petition, whose names were written by a petition writer since the petitioners were most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David G. Atwill Abstract Bridging Tibetan, Chinese, and South Asian studies, this article examines the 1960 Tibetan Muslim Incident, when nearly one thousand Tibetan Muslims declared themselves to be Indian citizens by virtue of their Kashmiri ancestry and petitioned the Chinese government...
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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 (1973) 32 (4): 661–662.
Published: 01 August 1973
... . 2 Known variously as “ kerani ” (clerk) or “petition writer.” 3 The terms “contact,” “expedite” are in common use. 4 Selangor Petition Writers Enactment No. 2/1957. Other state enactments which are substan tially similar in terms include the following: Kedah Petition Writers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 854–856.
Published: 01 August 2016
...  2016 In this original and thought-provoking study of Chosŏn Korea's legal practices, Jisoo M. Kim offers a multilayered analysis of petitions submitted by women of both elite and non-elite status throughout the dynasty. Focusing on the role of gender and status in petitioning and the language...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 289–303.
Published: 01 May 2022
... (r. 1724–76), whose job required him to make regular reports on matters in his governing area to a higher office. In general, the numerous individual and collective petitions tend to present petitioners’ positions and their points of disputes only (sometimes with brief official decisions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1116–1117.
Published: 01 November 2021
... ” (p. 15; emphasis in original). Dar ul qazas are nonstate Islamic legal institutions that frequently deal with divorce petitions brought forth by Muslim women. They are crucial spaces not only for Muslims seeking redressal, but also for relieving the burden on the state's formal legal system...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 477–497.
Published: 01 May 1972
... Mainichi Shimbun. He was also famous for his crusade against licensed prostitution. See The Japan Biographical Encyclopedia , 1394. 40 The full text of the petition can be found in Miyakawa, 230–234. 41 Nihon tōjika no minzoku undō , II, 1351. 42 Tung-chih kao , IX, 200...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 986–987.
Published: 01 August 2009
... by the shogun's forces. In both cases the role of the written petition takes on special significance. In the first case, Yoshinaka petitions the god Hachiman for victory against the Taira and is rewarded when the Taira are forced to retreat. In Yoshitsune's case, he writes a petition to Yoritomo protesting his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (4): 613–635.
Published: 01 August 1965
..., it was divided into small loans ranging from Rs. 50 to 200. 2 Arbuthnot R. K. to Bombay Government, 23 September, 1826 , Bombay State Archives (hereinafter cited as BA), Revenue Department (hereinafter cited as RD), 1827, Vol. 43/196. 3 Petition signed by 7,215 ryots of Thana...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 913–928.
Published: 01 November 2016
... culture the petitioners offer in their very practices no less than in their claims. Traditional India developed multiple ways of respecting diversity; it cultivated the highest standards of rational debate across communities; it knew how to read. What we find in the petition is close-mindedness, ad...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 166.
Published: 01 November 1977
..., the rules for demonstrate little of interest about the relation- suffrage and nomination, the polling itself, and ship between census variables and electoral re- post-election petitions. They present detailed sults. Similar digressions into ward, zone, and data for each constituency for each election...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 439–478.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in May 1909 {Somavanshiya Mitra, 1 July 1909, 7). The petitioners were, however, again unsuccessful. To reinforce their petition demands, the dalit military pensioners also reconstructed their own martial history of kshatriya naukari into a dalit martial-race ideology. This dalit ideology...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (4): 354.
Published: 01 August 1951
... members to nominate candidates for elective officers if they wish to do so. The pertinent section reads as follows: "It shall also be obligatory upon the [Nominating] Committee to include among the nominees for any office the names of persons nominated by petitions signed by fifteen members in good...