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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Arjun Guneratne Abstract This article argues that the interests of coffee and tea planters in colonial Sri Lanka shaped the foundations of wildlife conservation policies, in which the state only played a secondary role. By destroying the forests of the highlands, they were the principal architects...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 558–560.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Anand A. Yang Tensions in Bengal Rural Society: Landlords, Planters and Colonial Rule, 1830–1860 . By Chittabrata Palit . Calcutta : Progressive Publishers , 1975 . xi, 226 pp. Glossary, Appendixes, Bibliography, Index. Rs. 30.00; $6.00 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 469–470.
Published: 01 February 1985
...John R. Bowen Planters Against Peasants: The Agrarian Struggle in East Sumatra, 1947–1958 . By Karl J. Pelzer . The Hague : Martinus Nijhoff , 1982 . xviii, 186 pp. List of Abbreviations, Tables, Index. N.p. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1985 1985 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 793–794.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Jean-Paul Dumont Clash of Spirits: The History of Power and Sugar Planter Hegemony on a Visayan Island . By Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1998 . xiv, 314 pp. $49.00 (cloth); $28.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 February 1963
... in the Philippines; Mirasol was at one time on the faculty of the Los Baños College of Agriculture and later an official of the planters' confederation. 4 The positions of the several farm lobbies, as well as that of the Independence Mission, are amply stated in Congressional hearings, beginning with Senate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 2001
... colonial period, when the white planters set up a hierarchy of control within the plantation system. The cruelty and brutality of this system is sharply exposed when the planter class acquired legislative and executive powers to mobilize and hold lowercaste labor in plantations under the inhuman kangany...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 524–526.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... These sites are all connected through the work of marketing agents, planters’ organizations, and pseudogovernmental tea promoters. Rappaport's “commodity centered approach to world history” is an ambitious project (pp. 6–7). By identifying linkages between the formation of markets in Britain, its colonies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 560.
Published: 01 May 1978
... OF ASIAN STUDIES and the early nineteenth centuries, landlords continued to function as an " 'imperium in imperio' " (p. 89). The considerable power of the landlords is also evident in their relations with European indigo planters, who were formidable rivals for land, labor, and local power and influence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1019–1020.
Published: 01 November 2013
... worth reading for historians of medicine in India. Chapter 6 continues to explore the tensions between the planters' paternalism and state control on the ground, while chapter 7 traces how the plantation emerged as a key site for the production of the specialized field of tropical medicine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1335–1336.
Published: 01 November 2003
... were asked to participate in her big project. Ortigas asked the sugar-plantation owners-planters to pay their workers the regular minimum wage and donate 10 percent of their landholdings for the communal use of their farm workers. They were also required to participate in the workshops and seminars...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 February 1992
... in the islands, from 1865 when they were first recruited as laborers, to World War II when this narrative ends" (p. xiii). The persistence of this endemic racism is seen as the result of a coalescence of interest among the planter aristocracy, anxious to preserve a largely uneducated and docile Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1336–1337.
Published: 01 November 2003
... land allocated to them generated additional income for their families. There were also changes in power relationships. Ortigas claims that the "farm folk could look the planter straight in the eye" (p. 117) and that the planters became democratic and participative in their management style. Based...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 794–795.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., he focuses on the elite actors of the sugar industry or, as his title suggests, the sugar planters (barons), millers and traders (brokers), and food processors and consumers (buyers). By treating each of these groups in detail, Billig successfully avoids presenting the sugar elite as a monolithic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 468–469.
Published: 01 February 1985
... as a film, better fulfill this need?" Let us hope for an equally sympathetic and knowledgeable translation by which to make the comparison. H. LEEDOM LEFFERTS, JR. Drew University Planters Against Peasants: The Agrarian Struggle in East Sumatra, 1947-1958. By KARL J. PELZER. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 195–197.
Published: 01 February 1947
... of typical American frontier expansion, and not a sporadic adventure in imperialism" (p. vii). That American sandalwood traders, whaling men, missionaries, derelicts, merchants, and planters played a dominant part in Hawaiian development throughout the nineteenth century is evident to a casual reader...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1059–1060.
Published: 01 November 2000
... processes that enabled almost 7,500 Koreans, mostly single men in the twenties, to immigrate to Hawai'i at the start of the twentieth century. As Patterson helpfully recaps in the prologue to his new book, the sugar planters on Hawai'i worried that annexation to the United States would give the already...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 511–512.
Published: 01 May 1967
... the position of the indigo planters particularly desperate and a new administrative framework changed the earlier pattern of the administration of justice. First, there were the newly created Lieutenant-Governors of Bengal; the second one, John Peter Grant, was in office from 1859 to 1862. Then came the indigo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 539–540.
Published: 01 August 1961
... for labor was called "crimping," and was discouraged by government policy. But the chief restraints against a free market in labor were imposed by the planters themselves. The "discharge ticket" system, for example, limited mobility by making it impossible for a worker to take employment with a new firm...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 February 1968
... The agricultural geography and agrarian history of East Sumatra for the period from 1863 to 1959 will be covered in my forthcoming book tentatively entitled Emerging from Colonialism. The Struggle Between Peasant and Planter (in preparation). Man's Role in Changing the Landscape of Southeast Asia KARL J...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 509–511.
Published: 01 May 1967
... which occurred when economic conditions made the position of the indigo planters particularly desperate and a new administrative framework changed the earlier pattern of the administration of justice. First, there were the newly created Lieutenant-Governors of Bengal; the second one, John Peter Grant...