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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 94–117.
Published: 01 February 1996
... production. Contrary to the arguments that peasants became worse off when they used rural credit and that rural credit rarely had to do with production, this article will argue that in Ming-Qing Jiangnan peasants obtained capital on the rural credit market to invest in production, particularly in sericulture...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 February 1991
... and broader geographical base than previous research: covered here are the wartime years and Sichuan, the third most important sericultural region after Jiangnan and Guangdong. Chen's subtle analysis highlights a number of fascinating contrasts and similarities between the three leading silk areas which help...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 986–988.
Published: 01 November 2000
... rebellion's devastation of the lower Yangzi area, sericulture (the raising of silkworms) was introduced to Wuxi county in Jiangsu province. Unlike the more traditional sericultural districts of Huzhou, Suzhou, and Hangzhou where silk was reeled domestically, Wuxi supplied cocoons to the modern silk filatures...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 February 1991
... for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 130 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES in 1927. During the depression years, the Nationalist regime promoted sericultural reform and silk exports by cooperating with the private sector. Under government sponsorship, Xue Shouxuan in Wuxi achieved vertical and horizontal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 985–986.
Published: 01 November 2000
... of peasant households, especially in the lower Yangzi valley and the Canton delta. After the Taiping rebellion's devastation of the lower Yangzi area, sericulture (the raising of silkworms) was introduced to Wuxi county in Jiangsu province. Unlike the more traditional sericultural districts of Huzhou, Suzhou...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 813–815.
Published: 01 August 1982
..., and organizations, makes this approach particularly useful. Her detailed picture of the inner workings of the silk industry is the major contribution of this study. In a perceptive and fascinating survey of mulberry cultivation, sericulture, silk reeling, processing, and weaving operations, she reveals...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 February 1991
... industry and second largest textile sector. Her book encompasses a longer temporal span and broader geographical base than previous research: covered here are the wartime years and Sichuan, the third most important sericultural region after Jiangnan and Guangdong. Chen's subtle analysis highlights a number...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 139–140.
Published: 01 February 1990
.... The framework of reference for a more authentic interpretation must shrink to coincide with an area where sericulture links up with the practice of delayed transfer marriage, an area that extends to seven counties in the Pearl River Delta and at the height of the practice in the early twentieth century...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 258–260.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... The “weaving” in Como's title alludes to the central role he attributes to the importation of sericulture and associated deities, religious cults, and “the Chinese festival calendar”; the “binding” alludes to the prominence of Chinese spirit-pacification rites in ancient Japan. Como “seeks to reexamine early...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 February 1994
... official thought: (1) affirmation of the patron goddess of sericulture, Lei Zu, whose origins go back to the Zhou period; (2) Song dynasty sericultural bureaus to promote the spread of silk-making techniques; and (3) Ming dynasty strategies to promote household cotton production. She skillfully discusses...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 462–464.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of sericulture, and the processing of the raw material into thread, rather than on the manufacture of silk cloth and garments, although these groups were, of course, critical to the demand that fueled the silk trade. Although silk production and processing varied considerably between countries, each country's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 815–817.
Published: 01 August 1982
... that trade stimulated most expansion in the new sericulture regions of Kiangsu, Kwangtung, Szechwan, and Anhwei while the established silk centers in Chekiang grew more slowly. This pattern reinforces her contention that entrenched organizational modes restrained responsiveness to the export trade. Li has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and the prominent role of women there. The narrative begins with an account of contemporary life in Taseko's region, the Ina Valley. The begats and such get a bit tedious, but a portrait of her early life emerges clearly: teenage years spent in sericulture training with relatives, marriage and a family, even...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1134–1136.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., the erotic goddess Benzainten, mythically renowned for convincing a sea dragon to desist from eating children, during Meiji was transmuted into the goddess of sericulture, an industry that posed novel pressures on women s reproductive lives. Nearby, women involved in sericulture, who were increasingly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1252–1254.
Published: 01 November 1994
..., Sericulture, and Peasant Rationality in Wuxi County in the Early Twentieth Century," Lynda S. Bell demonstrates that despite low returns per unit of labor and low income, peasants in the Wuxi area acted in a rational fashion in continuing to pursue sericulture because women supplied most of the labor; only...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1254–1256.
Published: 01 November 1994
... Brandt and Barbara Sands, challenges the notion that land ownership was increasingly concentrated in late nineteenth- and twentiethcentury North China and that concentration of land ownership led to widely unequal income distribution. In "Farming, Sericulture, and Peasant Rationality in Wuxi County...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 February 1990
... of reference for a more authentic interpretation must shrink to coincide with an area where sericulture links up with the practice of delayed transfer marriage, an area that extends to seven counties in the Pearl River Delta and at the height of the practice in the early twentieth century incorporated several...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1156–1157.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and social” (p. ix–x). Liu's previous work does just that in regard to Eurasia, making her the ideal choice to write The Silk Road in World History . It is mostly based on the research from two of her previous books on trade, religion and sericulture: Ancient India and Ancient China: Trade and Religious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1118–1120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Lower Yangzi Delta, Wuxi had been an important commercial hub in the Ming and Qing periods. Following the Taiping Rebellion and the realignment of the region's economy around treaty-port Shanghai in the mid-nineteenth century, Wuxi became a major player in the export-oriented Chinese sericulture...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 452–453.
Published: 01 May 2000
... record their experience is not as apparent as Taseko's, but the activities of peasant women were probably the least circumscribed of any group of premodern Japanese women. Such individuals often engaged in commercial activities, including sericulture, moneylending, weaving, and other ventures...