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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 334–336.
Published: 01 February 1979
...Jonathan K. Ocko China's Quest for Railway Autonomy, 1904–1911: A Study of the Chinese Railway-Rights Recovery Movement . By En-han Lee . Singapore : Singapore University Press , 1977 . xxii, 316 pp. List of Chinese and Japanese Names and Terms, Map, Tables, Bibliography, Index. $15.95...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 467–468.
Published: 01 May 1964
...Ramon H. Myers Chung-kuo tsao-ch'i te t'ieh-lu ching-ying (Early Railway Management in China) . By Li Kuo-Ch'i . Taiwan : Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica , May 1961 . Map. $0.80 (paper, $0.50) Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1964 1964 BOOK REVIEWS 467...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 8 (4): 398–411.
Published: 01 August 1949
...Norton S. Ginsburg Abstract The three maps accompanying this brief text are meant to be the body of the article. They tell a major story in themselves. Railway development in Manchuria is shown graphically to have been rapid and extensive over a period of less than half a century. The rate...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 201–216.
Published: 01 February 1955
...Daniel Thorner Abstract India alone of the countries with great railway networks is unindustrialized. In the other leading railway powers—particularly the United States, Russia, Germany, though to a lesser extent in sparsely settled areas like Canada and Australia—the railway was the veritable...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 217–229.
Published: 01 February 1955
...Nobutaka Ike Abstract A glance At the railway map of Japan will show that the country is criss-crossed by a network of railroads. Trunk lines run along almost the entire coast line of both Honshu and Kyushu. These and several other main lines running north and south are connected by numerous cross...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 179–199.
Published: 01 February 1955
...E-tu Zen Sun Abstract After three-quarters of a century of fluctuating efforts, the development of railways in China remains an unfinished task today. In contrast to industrially more advanced countries, which had built most of their existing lines by the turn of the present century, railway...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 459–486.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Bruce A. Elleman Abstract F ollowing the october revolution , the Soviet Union regained majority control over the strategically located Chinese Eastern Railway, which ran through Manchuria, by signing two previously unpublished secret agreements: the first with the Beijing government on May 31...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (2): 136–150.
Published: 01 February 1951
...E-tu Zen Sun Abstract Among the railway concessions obtained by Britain from the Chinese government during the battle for concessions in 1898 was one covering a line that would branch off from the Shanghai-Nanking Railway (another British concession) at Soochow, run southwestward to Hangchow...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 644–645.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Ramon H. Myers Gendai Ajia kenkyū seiritsu shiron, Mantetsu Chōsabu, Tōa Kenkyūjo, IPR no kenkyū [Essays on the history of modern Asian research: the South Manchurian Railway Company's Research Department, the East Asian Research Institute, and research of the IPR] . By Hara Kakuten . Tokyo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Michael Adas Railway Imperialism . Edited by Clarence B. Davis and Kenneth E. Wilburn . New York, Westport, Conn., London : Greenword Press , 1991 . xix 225 pp. $42.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1992 1992 118 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES as his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 136–137.
Published: 01 February 1989
... was dismayed by the embeddedness of female subordination in China and encouraged by the grace, intelligence, and insight Emily Honig and Gail Hershatter applied to this pivotal societal issue. JEAN C. ROBINSON Indiana University Life Along the South Manchurian Railway: The Memoirs of ltd Takeo. By I T O TAKEO...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 638–639.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Ralph W. Huenemann Chung-kuo chin-tai t'ieh-lu shih-ye kuan-li ti yen-chiu [Railroads in modern China: political aspects of railroad administration, 1876–1937] . By Chang Jui-Te . Taipei : Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica , Monograph series No. 63, 1991 . $13.00 (cloth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 789–790.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Grant K. Goodman River Kwai Railroad: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railroad . By Clifford Kinvig . London : Brassey's Press , 1992 . 226 pp. $29.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST ASIA 789 government-owned Manila Railroad...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (4): 605–607.
Published: 01 August 1964
... gives a detailed account of railroads in China, beginning with the earliest reports of railed 606 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES vehicles which arrived before the Opium War, and concluding with the negotiations for the Lu-Han loan of 1897. He presents the history of all the railroad lines that were proposed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1134–1137.
Published: 01 November 2021
... they similarly trace the roots of China's current infrastructure projects to pre–Xi Jinping periods, they find the historical referents and precursors to China's current railway constructions instead in the “long gestating” “grand visions” of connectivity held by earlier major powers (notably, Britain and France...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 911–912.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to create an integrated national network. Köll argues somewhat counterintuitively that the regional nature of China's rails helped the railroad “overcome state weaknesses” (p. 92). But the larger implications of this enduring decentralized, regional nature of China's rail network is perhaps more interesting...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 169–178.
Published: 01 February 1955
...Moses Abramovitz Abstract The problem proposed by the editor of the Quarterly to the members of this symposium is to consider the varying patterns of railway development in three Far Eastern countries. It is a particularly challenging problem because the influential role which railroads have played...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (4): 569–570.
Published: 01 August 1955
.... PRITCHARD University of Chicago Chinese Railways and British Interests, 1898-1911. By E-TU ZEN SUN. New York: Columbia University, King's Crown Press, 1954. viii, 230. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $4.00. The author of this study recognizes that railway enterprises in China can properly be examined from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 525–527.
Published: 01 May 1998
... on East Asian Studies, Harvard University Press, 1996. xvii, 506 pp. $42.00. 526 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Focusing on an in-depth study of railroad legislation, Steven J. Ericson's TheSound of the Whistle presents a masterful analysis of economics and politics in Meiji Japan. It provides fresh...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 861–862.
Published: 01 August 1995
... E N . Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1994. xii, 279 pp. Rs. 350. $24.00 (cloth). This is an interesting book and a good read. Railway "buffs" will enjoy it; students of contemporary India and its railway past will find nuggets of information and useful insights within its pages. However, the book...