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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1039–1046.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Eric Tagliacozzo Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894–1901 . By Myron Echenberg . New York : New York University Press , 2007 . xvi , 349 pp. $48.00 (cloth) . The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean . By Engseng Ho...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 75–77.
Published: 01 November 1959
...John L. Rawlinson Plague Fighter, The Autobiography of a Modern Chinese Physician . By Wu Lien-teh . Cambridge, England : W. Heffer & Sons , 1959 . x, 667 . Illustrations, Index, 30\-. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1959 1959 BOOK REVIEWS 75 groups...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 755–757.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Marta Hanson Bubonic Plague in Nineteenth-Century China . By Carol Benedict . Stanford, Calif : Stanford University Press , 1996 . xx, 256 pp. $39.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1997 1997 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 755 Practices and the State in Northern Asia...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 569–577.
Published: 01 August 2020
...David Arnold Abstract The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has produced two different narratives in India. One, here described as “historical,” looks back to the pandemics of the colonial past—bubonic plague from 1896, influenza in 1918–19—as a source of comparisons, lessons, and dire warnings...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 22 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 November 1962
...Kang Chao Abstract Western economists who wish to study economic conditions in Communist China are plagued both by the quantity and the quality of economic statistics made available by the Chinese Communist authorities. Quantitatively, the meagerness of statistical data makes the task of serious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 1957
... the characteristics which Wittfogel has associated with this kind of basis: a strong central state, massive public works, a highly structured society, and a powerful ramified bureaucracy. All were plagued with chronic invasions from nearby densely populated areas, and all collapsed with dramatic suddenness...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 579–588.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., China and Chinese historical actors played key roles in this field throughout the twentieth century. Several episodes illustrate this argument: the Qing organization of the International Plague Conference in 1911; the role of China in the work of the interwar League of Nations Health Organization...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 13 (3): 262–285.
Published: 01 May 1954
...Jung-Pang Lo Abstract One of the first and most pressing problems to confront Qubilai, after his election as khan in 1260, was the problem of food supply for the military and civilian population of the imperial capital. This was a problem which had plagued rulers of China long before the coming...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 665–679.
Published: 01 August 1966
... and intensified old ones existing as a result of unwelcome foreign presence in the land. The difficulties were of such nature as to plague even those nations which had considerable experience and had enjoyed substantial success in colonial affairs. It is the purpose of this paper to examine one incident involving...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 389–397.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... India's support of the Allied powers allowed Indian moderates to represent India in Paris; during the war, Indian subjects had contributed over one million soldiers and suffered influenza, plague, and famine. The possibility of a new relationship between those governing and those being governed led many...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 77–88.
Published: 01 November 1971
... League (Vietminh) led resistance to French authority, did a movement of truly national proportions arise in the country. By their leadership of the Vietminh, the communists became the most potent political force within the nationalist movement. By contrast, non-Marxist parties were consistently plagued...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Ann Marie Leshkowich Abstract In the late 1990s, a marketplace trader in Hồ Chí Minh City reported being plagued by wandering ghosts. The postwar Vietnamese landscape teems with angry spirits who died violently without descendents to honor them, but the trader's wandering ghosts were living: male...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 603–610.
Published: 01 August 1974
... the moonlightand then he saw what spirit? Why did he wake from sleep? Or perhaps sleep was a long time comingand now he lies in sleep, in the dissecting room. Perhaps he wanted this sleep. Like a plague rat, face smeared with bloody foam, neck twisted, in a lightless hole he sleeps now; he will awake no more. ;He...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 February 1989
... use derives from very real, but to the medical profession opaque, neuroses ultimately due to the trauma of Hiroshima. No treatment proves totally effective. Medicine can only hope to counter illness, not history, and Oda's deepest torments remain chronic. She continues to be plagued by a frustration...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (2): 311–344.
Published: 01 May 2007
... places ( Prachumkotmai 9: 113–14). Although the doctrine of contagionism had become established elsewhere in the world by the last decade of nineteenth century, in Siam, the miasmatic doctrine continued to prevail. When the government wanted to enforce a quarantine to block the spread of plague from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 639–659.
Published: 01 August 1973
..., although statistics must be used warily. Recently Dr. Ian Catanach has been interested in the medical history of British India, and gave a paper on “Plague in India” to the South Asia Studies Association in Sydney, Sept. 1972. I have attempted to deal with some aspects of mortality in “ Malaria...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11058232.
Published: 26 March 2024
... across the world, as well as truly unp­ rece­­ dented in­ter­na­tional co­ope­ ra­ t­ ion and co­or­din­ at­ ion from the mid-nineteenth cen­ tury on­ward in part­ icu­ l­ ar. The book s exp­lor­at­ion of plague in In­dia ech­oes many of the themes that emerged in the chol­era chapt­ er, underscoring how...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 February 1997
... plague: interaction of and distinctions between Daoist and popular understandings of pestilence). In Minjian xinyang yu zhongguo wen hua guoji yantaohui lunwenji . Nangang : Hanxue yanjiuzhongxin congkan , lunzhulei 4. Heng. Lian {1920–21} 1983 . Taiwan Tongshi (General History of Taiwan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 181–182.
Published: 01 November 1981
..., currency crises, persistent and costly frontier wars, famine, plague, and "sedition" marked momentous changes in the condition of British India during his tenure. Malhotra seeks to illuminate both the dynamics of the new, emerging forces in India's economic and political life and Elgin's largely...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (2): 465–467.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Mongol impact on fields other than politics is the subject of the second and larger part, entitled “The Chinggis Exchange.” Its various chapters deal with trade, warfare, administration, religion, migration and demographic trends, the Mongols and the plague, and cultural exchange. The informative...