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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 1957
... ), p. v . The Ruin of Ancient Ceylon RHOADS MURPHEY THE study of abandoned civilizations, and of the reasons for the disaster, is a field in which many imaginations have wandered. In several parts of Southeast Asia, notably in Cambodia, northern Siam (the Kingdom of Haripunjaya), the Pagan area...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 523–524.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Christian Jil R. Benitez Empire and Environment: Ecological Ruin in the Transpacific . Edited by Jeffrey Santa Ana , Heidi Amin-Hong , Rina Garcia Chua , and Zhou Xiaojing . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2022 . xiv, 289 pp. ISBN: 9780472054930 . © 2024 Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 910–912.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Huang Shu-min The Great Wall in Ruins: Communication and Cultural Change in China . By Godwin C. Chu and Yanan Ju . Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press , 1993 . xiv, 365 pp. $18.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 910 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (4): 943–944.
Published: 01 November 1990
...Theodore M. Critchfield Song among the Ruins . By William J. Schull . Cambridge : Harvard University Press , 1990 . vii, 305 pp. $25.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1990 1990 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 943 Song among the Ruins. By W I L L I A M J . SCHULL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 511–513.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., but the concept, to which he resorts frequently, also contradicts the modes of transnational governmentality he embraces in his chapter on the state and NGOs. By the time he arrives in Khonighat, Hussain encounters quite literally “the ruins of progress,” a desolate landscape pockmarked by the crumbling...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 323–346.
Published: 01 May 2015
... project, nearly all of Manora's civilian population was bought out by investors in 2006 for a now-abandoned real estate development. Khan has recorded the island's abandoned architecture in photographs and video, documenting its descent into ruins. Her visual archive, which also includes drawings, prints...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 990–991.
Published: 01 November 2013
... interested in Chinese visual culture as well as ruins in general. As always, Wu's reading of images is thorough and perceptive. This book is a real gem also because of its beautifully reproduced images from a great variety of visual sources, including paintings, prints, films, photographs, and architecture...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 798–800.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jason Cons The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins . By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2015 . xii, 311 pp. ISBN: 9780691162751 (cloth; also available as e-book). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1061–1063.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the exhibition include an early tenth-century Maitreya from a time when Buddhist statuary was relatively rare, a bodhisattva image with a conveniently inscribed date of 970 CE, and the stunning twelfth-century standing Crowned Buddha found at Angkor Wat. In the past, Cambodia's monumental ruins and stone...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1069–1070.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Haiyan Lee Utopian Ruins: A Memorial Museum of the Mao Era . By Jie Li . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2020 . 384 pp. ISBN: 9781478011231 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 If one were to follow the prompt of Jie Li, author...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 742–744.
Published: 01 August 2021
...L. Halliday Piel Earthquake Children: Building Resilience from the Ruins of Tokyo . By Janet Borland . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center , 2020 . xvii, 330 pp. ISBN: 9780674247833 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 909–910.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and the cultural consequences of the Qing dynasty's end, for readers in other disciplines. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019 Ocean of Milk, Ocean of Blood: A Mongolian Monk in the Ruins of the Qing Empire . By Matthew W. King . New York : Columbia University Press...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 274–275.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Mehnaaz Momen Boundaries Undermined: The Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh-India Border . By Delwar Hussain . London : Oxford University Press , 2015 . 256 pp. ISBN: 9781849042321 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2018  2018...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 742–743.
Published: 01 August 2000
...William Wayne Farris Ruins of Identity: Ethnogenesis in the Japanese Islands . By Mark J. Hudson . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1999 . ix, 323 pp. $31.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 742 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Ruins...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 435–448.
Published: 01 August 1961
... to the development of the Chinese economy. First, it is argued that foreign trade and foreign investment in China upset the Chinese economy by ruining handicraft industries and disrupting agriculture. Secondly, foreign trade and investment in China are alleged to have drained the Chinese economy of its wealth...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1944) 3 (2): 144–171.
Published: 01 February 1944
... found that it was only a ruined one; there was not the shadow of even a beggar. 2 literally “one who is dog-mothered.” The expression when used a few paragraphs further on is literally “one who has been reared by a dog-mother.” 5 Kuo records that the prisoner used the word tsa...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (3): 485–493.
Published: 01 May 1980
... to have seen in the past several weeks: In Japan we have no Nineveh or Babylon to disentomb, no Jerusalem to uncover of its superincumbent debris, in order to identify its ancient topography, no Ilium that was, to bring to light, after the oblivion of the ages, nor ancient ruins of any kind whatever...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 339–355.
Published: 01 February 1969
.... British rule in Maharashtra had been erected on the ruins of the Maratha confederation. The legacy of independent Hindu rule lived on after 1818, although civil disturbances in following years sometimes bore little relation to the change of rulers. Spasmodically from 1818 to 1857 a series of minor revolts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 893–916.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . By exploring how site-related objects traveled from temple ruins in Java to places elsewhere in the world (here: Siam, the Netherlands, France, and Great Britain) and back to Java, we show the transformation of heritage engagements around 1900 at multiple locations, and we make clear why, despite...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 423–446.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on the Chinese “diaspora,” national and transnational modes of Chinese community emerged together from the ruins of the Qing empire. Together the three examples point to the need to question the usual ways scholars have conceptualized (Overseas) Chinese-ness. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...