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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 43–61.
Published: 01 February 2022
... or the protesters to deny the earnestness of either the political or socioeconomic assertions in the ongoing contention of legitimacy to govern Hong Kong. Scholarly attention to political narratives and slogans has focused primarily on the politics of the PRC (Geall and Ely 2018 ; Lu 1999 ; Wang 2007 ). Yet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 727–746.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of considerable neglect and confusion. It argues, first, that the university functioned as a social, intellectual, and political space that allowed Uyghurs to develop their ethno-national identity, build shared grievances, and mobilize politically. Second, it argues that the December 1985 Uyghur student movement...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 612–615.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., sentiments and slogans to enlist the masses in a nationalist, collective, vitalist movement” and a “crisis in representation at perhaps its deepest level—or about the anxiety over the potential slippage between reality and how that ‘real’ is represented in images, slogan or text” (p. 323), she ends...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 745–746.
Published: 01 August 1993
... that singers, musicians, and ritual specialists are bound by the narratives as they have been textually transcribed and, further, that context itself is textualized. He observes that improvisation is less important than prior preparation, that the song manuscript is often treated as a ritual object...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 744–745.
Published: 01 August 1993
... wages, and the development of a planter-oriented political and legal system. V. R. Muraleedharan, in the final essay, explores preventative health care in Madras, and argues that while malaria control was feasible and profitable in rural India, the public health system and policies were unsuccessful...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1184–1185.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Maggie Ronkin Unsettling Memories: Narratives of the Emergency in Delhi . By Emma Tarlo . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 2003 . x , 234 pp. $55.00 (cloth); $22.50 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 1184 T H E J O U R N A L O...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Timothy Cheek There is a meta-narrative to Perry's story. It is the nagging endurance of lost revolutionary ideals. The ideal of the revolution, according to Perry, is dignity of the individual, captured in the key slogan from the 1922 strike, “Once we were beasts of burden, now we will be men...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 262–263.
Published: 01 February 1998
... often constituted a core narrative within nationalist discourses, on the one hand, and the possibilities for the agency and equitable participation of women in nationalist politics on the other. The Women's Movement and Colonial Politics in Bengal by Barbara Southard and Beyond Purdah? by Dagmar Engels ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (3): 578–579.
Published: 01 May 1981
... to a study of Western literary forms and techniques, and inward to China's political plight. Feng Chih's early narrative poems and love lyrics have an affinity with traditional Chinese poetry, but his exposure to avant-garde experiments and new schools of poetry, as well as his study of German literature...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 861–862.
Published: 01 August 1980
... over several decades, despite strident sloganeering by various governments, remain outside the purview of the volume. Some of these are mentioned in passing as part of a narrative, but none is subject to any serious analysis. Balakrishnan comes very close to some of these problems, but then veers away...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 639–641.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Varuni Bhatia Beyond Belief makes for a riveting read, and it is to Roy's credit that she is able to weave a consuming narrative out of source materials that must have often been rather dreary and bureaucratic. In the view of this reviewer, the book could have benefitted from an even...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 579–591.
Published: 01 August 1973
... seiji saiban shiroku Meiji go [A Historical Record of Japanese Political Trials] ( Tokyo , 1969 ), Vol. II. 4. Kichinosuke Shōji , (ed.), Minshū undō no shisō [Popular Movement Thought] ( Tokyo , 1971 ). 5. Kiju Toraichi , “ Chichibu jiken go nidan ,” [A Daily Record After...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (4): 423–424.
Published: 01 August 1953
... reading for a wide public. The few brief explanatory paragraphs providing political and sociological background should be helpful to those unfamiliar with the scene, but unfortunately these passages disrupt the flow of the narrative by the abrupt change of tone and style. In general, co-author Professor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 February 1972
...Joseph Pittau BOOK REVIEWS 413 details on implementation and on the resolution of conflicts, even though their absence is prompted by the author's modesty rather than by any reliance on slogans, magic wands, or even magic algebra. I close with an example of what looks like a conflict...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1310–1311.
Published: 01 November 2003
... a moral and intellectual compromise. Finally, and the reason that he is remembered the most, is his confidence in "the simple slogan of Trust the People" (p. 8) that led to his engagement in the formation of the Indian National Congress. His role in such political activism should not be looked upon...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1185–1187.
Published: 01 November 2004
... those who bore the brunt of India s violent state policies may appear less resistant yet more politically savvy than is assumed. Welcome s inhabitants reject the two master narratives of the Emergency and lend great insight into sociopolitical relationships and maneuvers in an idiom of everyday...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 873–894.
Published: 01 November 2012
... on the grand narrative of history. (These also happened to be the parts of the story where the paper trail was thickest.) We have created a rich field—but we have also bent and shaped it to be legible in national political terms. What is the problem here? When we tie gender to a national story...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1093–1095.
Published: 01 November 2021
... , and Disaster in Post-3 . 11 Japan offers a methodical and compelling analysis of neoliberal, neonationalist, gendered, and militarist narratives that seek to naturalize specific notions of safety and security in the aftermath of the devastating Triple Disaster in northeast Japan in 2011. Mire Koikari provides...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 659–672.
Published: 01 August 1974
... to a masterful summary of Tokugawa political society. It may be that a clue to the history of the Restoration movement can be found in the special characteristics of Tokugawa absolutism. Looked at from the inside, that movement appears marked by extraordinary tensions which this book examines in illuminating...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 968–969.
Published: 01 August 1972
.... Although the Bishop died shortly thereafter, his posthumously published journals serve as a noteworthy legacy to students of the subcontinent. The Narrative of a Journey Through Upper Provinces of India reflects how a European came to terms with a foreign culture. Despite his Christian orientation...