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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (4): 487–489.
Published: 01 August 1962
...John A. Garraty Abstract These papers throw a great deal of light upon the history of biography. There are a number of striking similarities between Chinese biography and that which developed in the Western world. These similarities, at least until recent times, do not seem to have resulted from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Kenneth Pomeranz Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic is nowhere near over. Some things, however, seem relatively clear. So far, the agendas of the world's most powerful actors seem unchanged—or, indeed, accelerated. Partly as a result, disease mortality and economic losses have fallen largely on poorer...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., where I was conducting research for a new book. Johnson describes festivals that helped bind together communities, and in several cases had information showing that some of them had been revived after the Cultural Revolution. One, particularly, seemed noteworthy: Guyi Village in the south of Hebei...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 387–400.
Published: 01 August 1963
...E. S. Crawcour Abstract The development of commerce and the rise of a merchant class in Tokugawa Japan have deservedly received considerable attention from both Japanese and Western scholars. In Japan that interest would seem to have been prompted by the problem of the rôle of the pre-Restoration...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 433–449.
Published: 01 August 1963
..., the events in Taiwan seemed to duplicate the Meiji modernization achievement. But one important distinction must be kept in mind. The Meiji bureaucracy, unlike the small group of active bureaucrats in Taiwan's administration, applied their policies of reform and state support to sectors other than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 431–439.
Published: 01 May 1965
... conducted constitutional change to mark the milestones; when colonial rule ended on February 4, 1948, it seemed that the gentleness and quietness was to continue into the era of independence itself. But with the 1956 elections there came an apparently sudden change. In the elections themselves, a landslide...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 11 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 November 1951
...Justus M. van der Kroef Abstract When, in 1926, N. J. Krom published his standard study of the Hindu-Javanese period in Indonesian history, a major gap in the historiography of the Archipelago seemed to have been filled. Krom's later publications enlarged expertly upon the major themes of his great...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 413–425.
Published: 01 May 1978
... of students immersed in a subculture that seemed totally unrestricted by the mores of civilized twentieth-century society. There was a “rustic barbarism” in the students' daily behavior as they swaggered around the campus in worn-out uniforms and battered geta , bellowing out incoherent lyrics of “dormitory...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 477–489.
Published: 01 May 1977
... writings of criminologists suggest that crime is a negative attribute that accompanies economic growth, for levels of affluence and crime seem to move upward together. A pattern similar to that observed in other modern countries was reported for Japan in 1966 by Professors DeVos and Mizushima. What...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 661–674.
Published: 01 August 1977
... with finding the form that would produce the greatest stability and administrative efficiency; now the Chinese were obsessed with the issue for life-and-death reasons. 2 Rapid national integration seemed imperative for China's survival. In 1901, Liang Ch'i-ch'ao had discussed the possibilities of a Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 287–309.
Published: 01 February 1973
...R. William Liddle Abstract Western evaluations of the prospects for economic development in Indonesia seem to have come full circle in the past twenty years. The initially positive appraisals of the immediate post-independence period, based on the extensiveness of untapped resources, the apparent...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 579–591.
Published: 01 August 1973
... by tradition, tied to their village, loyal to their lords, they seem to us simultaneously irreverent, rude, ribald and lacking in respect. We find them shrewd in their economic judgments, but incapable of knowing their own real interests. Though they appear responsive to social and economic change, they also...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 975–987.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dissension even among the technological elite. There were technological arguments: should Bangalore continue to be an outsourcing haven for software services, or did India need a new model of development? Technology itself no longer seemed to unite people and offer exciting futures, as it had a decade ago...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 10 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 February 1951
... of their controversial nature. The future of the Netherlands Commonwealth, on the basis of a harmonious co-operation in the realms of trade, agriculture, industry, and cultural exchange between the various partners, seems assured. Although the period of armed conflict between Indonesians and Dutch would justify...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 724–740.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Patricia G. Steinhoff Abstract A tiny, radical student group seems at first glance to be an unlikely vantage point from which to evaluate continuity and change in the social organization of Japan. Yet social scientists often study extremes and misfits in order to gain new perspective...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 2 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 November 1942
...Robert Heine-Geldern Abstract At A time when the whole political system of Southeast Asia seems to be on the verge of complete reshapement and when a new cycle of development, dominated by native forces, may be expected to emerge from the present turmoil, an inquiry into the ideological foundations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (4): 531–534.
Published: 01 August 1964
... in the year 1964? I believe we can try to define Sinology, and we can point to some who have achieved it in practice. It might have seemed wisest to ask someone who has at least come close to achieving the Sinological ideal to be its spokesman on this panel. And, in fact, I urged that course upon Mr. Skinner...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (4): 503–527.
Published: 01 August 1957
..., individual, or generation can accomplish. But the undertaking nevertheless seems necessary today, when we can no longer be satisfied with the older extremes of Victorian condescension towards “Japanese epigrams”; the exclusively historical or biographical treatment which evades direct analysis of the poetry...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 22 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 November 1962
... the third millennium B.C. to the present offers to the student a picture of a continuing entity, a kind of moving picture in which the successive events of a plot seem to be informed and given a special character and vitality by some pervasive element running through the story, an element which might...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (4): 573–594.
Published: 01 August 1965
... cultural areas dominated by Chinese, Indian, and Islamic civilizations respectively, it seems obvious that Japan belongs in the first category. Yet most Japanese scholars use another classification which would divide Asian culture into four areas: Islamic, Indian, Chinese, and—as a separate category...