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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 337–356.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 23 in a contested maritime zone, a South Korean military exercise was challenged by a North Korean artillery unit, which escalated the confrontation by shelling a South Korean island—killing four South Koreans including two civilians. In the artillery exchange that followed between the two sides...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1951) 11 (1): 51–66.
Published: 01 November 1951
... artifacts of modern or recent times in Melanesia and artifacts from the ancient bronze-age art of the Far East. We begin with a type of Melanesian shell ornament, well known to the curators of our ethnographical collections by its pidgin English name of kapkap, which consists of a disk of white shell...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 754–755.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Daniel Gold Speaking of Basava: Lingayat Religion and Culture in South Asia . By K. Ishwaran . Boulder : Westview Press , 1992 . viii, 263 pp. $37.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 754 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES shell. But when it is green...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 753–754.
Published: 01 August 1993
... of village-Hindu expression. Again, Ramakrishna is speaking to Keshub concerning the soul. In Nikhilananda he says, "It is like the betel-nut. When the nut is ripe it does not stick to the 754 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES shell. But when it is green it is difficult to separate it from the shell. After...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1217–1219.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., Shell Vietnam s chief executive from 1972 to 1975, could have provided us with critical information and insights, but the book is more useful as a memoir of twentieth-century colonial racism. As such, it is lled with the sort of details that suggest that Wesseling has an amazing memory or has kept...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 February 1973
... has been placed in one of the customary five time periods and then subdivided by subject matter, with the tortoise shells given first in each period followed by the cattle scapulae. The preface contains information on the origins of the collection and a brief explanation of the compiler's theory...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (2): 312–313.
Published: 01 February 1973
... and then subdivided by subject matter, with the tortoise shells given first in each period followed by the cattle scapulae. The preface contains information on the origins of the collection and a brief explanation of the compiler's theory on the use of the shape of the chiseled hollows on the reverse of the bones...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1166–1168.
Published: 01 November 2004
... birds nests and sea slugs owed. Although Cooper notes that the primary archaeological evidence for participation in Indian Ocean trade is a cache of seventeenth-century gold coins from B O O K R E V I E W S S O U T H A S I A 1167 Sumatra in a previously excavated (but undated) shell midden, her own...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 1000.
Published: 01 August 1972
... was evident. Of considerable interest was the complete lack of marine shell associated with flake industries dating from before 9,000 years ago while the late flake industries from sites dated 7,000 years ago and later are associated with great quantities of shell. Fox suggests, logically, that previous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 258–260.
Published: 01 November 1974
... population, the politically dominant group of the Sulu Archipelago. The final excavation report concerns a small rockshelter on the west coast of Sanga Sanga Island, located at the southern tip of the Sulu Archipelago. Two test pits yielded an assemblage of stone tools, worked bone, worked shell, and red...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1086–1087.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., a preservative, a protector, an impregnator, and a medium for ornament. In ancient China the oldest lacquer object found to date was unearthed in Zhejiang and dated 5000 4000 BCE craftspeople applied lacquer to wood and bamboo and later to ceramic, fabric, leather, shell, and other surfaces. Artisans ornamented...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 686–687.
Published: 01 May 2002
... enterprise in Asia, Royal Dutch/Shell. For them, China was just one among several or many fields of activity. Withdrawal from the China market was much easier in these cases than for companies specializing in local railway construction or harbor works. BOOK REVIEWS ASIA: COMPARATIVE AND TRANSNATIONAL 687...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (4): 999–1000.
Published: 01 August 1972
... years on the basis of the next younger assemblage (40 cm. higher) for which he has a C-14 date of 30,500 ± 1100 BP (UCLA-958). Very little secondary retouching was evident. Of considerable interest was the complete lack of marine shell associated with flake industries dating from before 9,000 years ago...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (3): 588–590.
Published: 01 May 1981
... or Shell Fragment," is the model of a prelection that not only introduces the student to new knowledge, but leads him step by step, indicates all the references he can look to, and how to use them. That does not mean that Sources is useful only for the beginner. The erudition of the footnotes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1084–1086.
Published: 01 November 2004
... 5000 4000 BCE craftspeople applied lacquer to wood and bamboo and later to ceramic, fabric, leather, shell, and other surfaces. Artisans ornamented lacquer with inlaid pieces of metal and shell. They carved lacquer to create relief designs. They painted lacquer in a range of colors with either...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 4 (2): 109–118.
Published: 01 February 1945
... or on objects left beside the trail are usually ample protection, for they warn that the place or object is taboo. House furnishings are scanty. Sleeping mats and pillows or rattan hammocks serve as beds; bark bins hold shelled corn or rice; baskets, coconut shells, water pots and dishes are in evidence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 594–595.
Published: 01 May 1979
... purposes" (p. 1). But the differentiation between the purely utilitarian and the artistic is frequently difficult to make, and leads to contradictions in the book. Many readers will question the artistic nature of simple stone tools, or of the crude incised decoration on an ostrich shell from a Stone Age...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 593–594.
Published: 01 May 1979
... purposes" (p. 1). But the differentiation between the purely utilitarian and the artistic is frequently difficult to make, and leads to contradictions in the book. Many readers will question the artistic nature of simple stone tools, or of the crude incised decoration on an ostrich shell from a Stone Age...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1216–1217.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., blaming war on corporate control of oil is as performative as a morning Hi, how are you? The reality is that few of us have the facts. Louis Wesseling s Fuelling the War suggests by its title and insider connection that we may learn something illuminating about oil, war, and politics. Wesseling, Shell...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 475–476.
Published: 01 May 1991
... military bases whose buildings had been stripped down to mere shells. The prisoners had to hastily convert these shells into jerry-built shacks and barracks to house the guards, monitors, and thousands of inmates. They also had to build makeshift classrooms, kitchens, latrines, and prison cells...