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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 538–539.
Published: 01 May 1998
...David L. Howell Sources of Ryūkyūan History and Culture in European Collections . Edited by Josef Kreiner . Monographien aus dem Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien der Philipp-Franz-von-Siebold-Stifung, volume 13 . Munich : Iudicium , 1996 . 396 pp. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 443–444.
Published: 01 February 1970
...Shunzo Sakamaki Ryukyuan Relations with Korea and South Sea Countries. An Annotated Translation of Documents in the Rekidai Hoan . By Atsushi Kobata and Mitsugu Matsuda . Kyoto : Atsushi Kobata , 1969 . xii , 153 pp. Glossary, Bibliography, Plates, np. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 668–669.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Leon A. Serafim Hateruma: Socio-religious Aspects of a South-Ryukyuan Island Culture . By C. Ouwehand . Leiden : E. J. Brill , 1985 . xiv, 324 pp. Figures, Tables, Maps, Illustrations, Notes, Appendixes, Bibliography, Index of Words in the Hateruma Vernacular. $70.00. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 383–389.
Published: 01 May 1964
...Shunzō Sakamaki Abstract From about 1373 to 1570, or for nearly two centuries, the kings of Ryukyu engaged in a prosperous and active trade between East and Southeast Asia. Several hundred Ryukyuan ships voyaged to Southeast Asian ports, from Siam to Patani, Malacca, Sumatra, Java, and elsewhere...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 109–125.
Published: 01 February 2000
... of the Chinese precept that diplomacy should not be conducted with subjects, he sat upon the throne as status superior to Japanese and Ryukyuans who had been permitted or denied tributary relationships. And he was the “sovereign” before Japanese and Jurchen “subjects” upon whom he had bestowed nominal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 27 (1): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 1967
... to Ryukyu to announce his accession and to invite the Ryukyuans to enter into a tributary relationship. The ruler of Chiizan, a Ryukyuan principality in central Okinawa, responded by sending a tributary mission to the Ming court that same year. This tributary relationship continued for the next five...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 February 1970
... of official documents pertaining to Ryukyuan relations with China, Korea, and Southeast Asia during a period of some 444 years, from 1424 to 1867. At the time of this epochal discovery, the collection, called the Re\idai hoan (Li-tai-pao-an) [Precious Documents of Successive Generations], is reported to have...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 478–479.
Published: 01 May 1964
... encouragement to Okinawan studies, and the Association for Asian Studies at its 1963 meeting for the first time devoted an entire panel to papers on the Ryukyus. Most important, the University of Hawaii has become a major center of Ryukyuan research. Now Dr. Shunzo Sakamaki's Bibliographical Guide, which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 May 1964
... at its 1963 meeting for the first time devoted an entire panel to papers on the Ryukyus. Most important, the University of Hawaii has become a major center of Ryukyuan research. Now Dr. Shunzo Sakamaki's Bibliographical Guide, which reveals the richness of the cultural traditions of the Ryukyus, is sure...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 184–205.
Published: 01 May 2023
...; the Ryukyuan court had also attacked yuta in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The critiques in 1913, however, were different in scope and nature. Cast as much more than a social nuisance, yuta were subject to comprehensive pressure from the apparatus of the modern nation-state—prefectural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 536–538.
Published: 01 May 1998
... (comprising modern Okinawa prefecture and the islands south of Kyushu in Kagoshima prefecture) has a long history traceable, in fact, to a century or more before actual contact was made in the sixteenth century. At the same time, however, its survey of the Ryukyuan materials scattered broadly but thinly among...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (3): 391–403.
Published: 01 May 1964
... was supposed to be confined to the single port of Nagasaki. Since the fifteenth century, the daimyo of Satsuma had sought to exert influence over the overseas trade carried on by the Ryukyuans. This control was finally and firmly established after a military expedition from Satsuma in 1609 which brought back...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (3): 441–459.
Published: 01 May 1976
...William M. Speidel Abstract In 1871, aborigines in southern Taiwan killed fifty-four shipwrecked Ryukyuan fisherman. By 1874 this incident had grown into a major international crisis for the Ch'ing Court in Peking, because the Japanese had insisted on punishing the aborigines (through a military...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 539–541.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and learned Ryukyuan well enough to translate parts of the New Testament into the language; hence he is surely a more significant figure than the French, who remained isolated from Ryukyuan society. As Bettelheim's conspicuous absence reveals, the coverage offered in the historical essays is quite spotty...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (2): 547–549.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as a good that would lift the Ryukyuan people out of their straitened circumstances and facilitate virtuous rule by officials. His reputation as a killjoy notwithstanding, he encouraged commoners to distill liquor in the hope that the Ryukyuan people would consume their way to national prosperity. Mark...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 February 1993
.... Tokugawa. Questions remain, however, raised by the persistence of Chinese traditions especially those of Yuan-early Ming in Ryukyuan lacquerwork, by a common Sino-Ryukyuan style of pictorially decorated lacquer basketry and by mother-of-pearl inlaid works in a late Ming-early Qing style. In addition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 842–844.
Published: 01 August 1985
... highlight the eclecticism of Konishi's scholarship, his comparatist interests, the sophisticated mixture of materials he is able to call upon from Ainu and Ryukyuan poetry, which he quotes in his initial chapters to help explicate various aspects of early Japanese poetry (to my knowledge, the Ryukyuan poems...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 August 1987
... (cf. Japanese Miroku) is syncretically both bodhisattva and uyan bringing agricultural plenty from the Ryukyuan cosmology's nirai-kanai world. Ouwehand explores syncretism only as far as indicating intrusions, including folk-Taoist and J5do influences funneled through the old Ryukyuan politicocultural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 February 1993
... and puzzlement. A useful historical framework was provided by the 1977 publication of Ryukyu shikkpogei by H. Arakawa and Y. Tokugawa. Questions remain, however, raised by the persistence of Chinese traditions especially those of Yuan-early Ming in Ryukyuan lacquerwork, by a common Sino-Ryukyuan style...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 27 (1): 111–115.
Published: 01 November 1967
... IN the year 1372, the founder of the Ming empire, Hung-wu, sent a mission to Ryukyu to announce his accession and to invite the Ryukyuans to enter into a tributary relationship. The ruler of Chiizan, a Ryukyuan principality in central Okinawa, responded by sending a tributary mission to the Ming court...