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Far Eastern Quarterly (1943) 3 (1): 83–85.
Published: 01 November 1943
...Eliot G. Mears What “Chinese exclusion” really means . By Tso-Chien Shen . New York : China Institute in America , 1942 . 58 p. The Chinese six companies . By William Hoy . San Francisco : Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Chinese Six Companies) , 1942 , 33 p...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Paul Hyer How Mongolia is Really Ruled: A Political History of the Mongolian People's Republic, 1900–1978 . By Robert Rupen . Stanford : Hoover Institution Press (Publication #212), 1979 . xi, 225 pp. Tables, Notes Index. $7.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 February 2014
... decided that to really get his attention, I would need to go really, really fast . I went a ways, and began to pedal furiously. Right as I gathered full speed and came up to him, I looked at him to see if he was watching me. He wasn't. That split second, however, was enough for me to lose control...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 7 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 November 1947
...Frederick S. Hulse Abstract Until 1945, the Japanese nation had never suffered a really major defeat. Humiliations, actual as well as imaginary, had been imposed, but never outright and final loss of a war, never invasion and occupation since the descent of the Yamato people themselves from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 429–431.
Published: 01 May 1964
...Lucian W. Pye Abstract AS hard as I try, I cannot comfortably arrive at the conclusion that Manning Nash's concept of “multiple society” is really in conflict with Boeke's and Furnivall's notion of the “dual society.” The two concepts deal with somewhat different problems and thus they tend...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 May 1964
... is unwilling to “deal with anything as complex, heterogeneous, and refractory as Southeast Asia as a whole.” The really interesting question, however, is surely how general tiie phenomena of dualistic society, multiple society, technological dualism, and underdevelopment are, and what the relationships...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 22 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 November 1962
.... For mass media, this approach assumes both exposure and the ability to understand the message conveyed by the media. Similarly, the effort to work with formal community organizations is based on the premise that such organizations really occupy an influential position in the local community. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (2): 251–265.
Published: 01 February 1967
...Bhupen Qanungo Abstract No imperial power, from the Maurya in the fourth and third centuries B.C., to the British in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries A.D., could really simplify the political geography of the Indie world from the Himalaya to the sea, from the Hindukush to the Brahmaputra...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 905–910.
Published: 01 August 1972
...Benjamin H. Hazard Abstract Since the appearance of Hulbert's The History of Korea in 1905 there has been no really new history of Korea in English based on twentieth century research until the publication of a translation from the Japanese of Chōsen no shirube (1963) based on research done...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 221–235.
Published: 01 February 1976
... by zamindars locally important land-holders)—were more or less a constant in Mughal India. They were particularly prevalent in Gujarat and Bengal, but Hindustan was far from exempt. What we really need here is an attempt at a quantitative assessment of the number of revolts, and of participants in them, during...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 611–625.
Published: 01 August 1976
... as an institution (“[H]e does not really leave society …”). Even here I could not help but feel that a Marxist approach would have yielded greater theoretical gains. (Cf. the remarkable essays by the late D. D. Kosambi.) I am sorry to see that Dumont has failed to come to terms with renunciation as a psychological...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 857–871.
Published: 01 November 2012
... power “phobia” and “emotional” opposition of those who, it was suggested, do not understand the science of it, and a debate commenced over the question of how many people the Chernobyl accident of 1986 had really killed. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2012 2012 About the time...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 495–532.
Published: 01 August 1987
... are really “Muslim” or merely inheritors of a cultural tradition somewhat different from the Han majority. Instead, I propose to examine one important area of interest to Hui communities throughout China, namely the lore and events surrounding various tombs and shrines, which I categorize as historic, Sufi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 921–946.
Published: 01 November 1997
... and furnished lodgings to homes of their own, they all looked for something ‘modern. ’ “It's really up to date, Daljit,” one of the Aunties would preen as she gave us the grand tour of her first proper home in England. “Look at the extra flush system … Can opener on the wall … Two minutes' walk to the local...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 38–65.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Rich Freeman Abstract This paper addresses the problematic birth of the Malayalam language of Kerala in medieval South India. I say “problematic” because, of course, languages are never really born. Indeed, the dominant tradition of language genesis in India long asserted that all languages...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 81–93.
Published: 01 February 1996
...). The issue is not what is actually on the page, what critic Harold Bloom calls the “manifest text” (Bloom 1987, 3). The poem is really what exists in that misty place between “writing” and “reading,” the “latent text,” the poem that lives in symbol or emblem. Though a poem certainly has a static life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 11–41.
Published: 01 February 2003
... and sold khadi goods. On the occasion of one such exhibition in 1927, Gandhi explained the significance of exhibitions for the movement: [The exhibition] is designed to be really a study for those who want to understand what this khadi movement stands for, and what it has been able to do. It is not a mere...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 747–755.
Published: 01 November 1988
... individually as scholars, but none of us really works or writes alone. We are sustained by our links, in print and in person, with generations of fellow scholars. That vital nexus is greatly enhanced through our common enterprise in the Association, and we owe it and its dedicated staff a profound debt...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 329–351.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Brett L. Walker Abstract The only aspect of this bizarre famine that historians really know for sure is that the Hachinohe chroniclers of the day remembered it as the “wild boar famine” ( inoshishi kegachi ) of 1749. From what can be pieced together from the few available sources, thousands...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 529–534.
Published: 01 May 1979
... in different genres, or the merits and flaws of specific works, but did not really criticize literature in the sense we do today, to evaluate it for those not trained to judge it. He did not claim such authority, and seldom supported his opinions with solid proofs or reasoned arguments, as literary critics...