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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1340–1341.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Patrick Guinness Understanding Witchcraft and Sorcery in Southeast Asia . Edited by C. W. Watson and Roy Ellen . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1993 . vii, 222 pp. $32.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 1340 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 February 1968
...Charles Kaut Cebuano Sorcery: Malign Magic in the Philippines . By Richard W. Lieban . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 1967 . x , 163 pp. Map, Photographs, Tables, Appendix, Index. $5.00. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1968 1968 BOOK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 664–667.
Published: 01 August 1991
...H. L. Kahn Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768 . By Philip A. Kuhn . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 1990 . 299 pp. $29.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 664 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES toward foreign religions surely...
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Published: 01 August 2010
Figure 2. A cartoon that appeared in the Surabaya Post on December 9, 1998. It depicts a projection on a screen that reads, “NU Findings Regarding the Sorcery Case.” More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1083–1104.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and how ideas about its responsibility to wider communities of Burmese Buddhists became expressed through the intersection of sāsana and sorcery. Examining the ways these associations understood themselves to be protecting and propagating the sāsana through various means demonstrates how sāsana vitality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 438–439.
Published: 01 February 1968
... University LANCE CASTLES Cebuano Sorcery: Malign Magic in the Philippines. BY RICHARD W. LIEBAN. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967. x, 163 pp. Map, Photographs, Tables, Appendix, Index. $5.00. Although the subject may seem to be esoteric and of little importance in a world moving...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 February 1968
.... (Distributed by Cellar Book Shop, Detroit, Michigan.) Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1968 1968 440 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES On the positive side, sorcery acts as a sanctioning system for encouraging behavior in accordance with the social expectations of the community. Lieban concludes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1505–1507.
Published: 01 November 2008
... interpretation of what prompted these massacres. Before attempting to make the reign of terror that the witch finders cast about them comprehensible, however, and as a prelude to establishing his principal arguments, he carries us along on an excursionary exploration of witchcraft, sorcery, magic, and oracles...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 723–748.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Figure 2. A cartoon that appeared in the Surabaya Post on December 9, 1998. It depicts a projection on a screen that reads, “NU Findings Regarding the Sorcery Case.” ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 206–207.
Published: 01 February 1996
... to a definition of community. In a similar vein, Jaffrelot explores the forging of communitas and a "we/they" ideology in the politicization of modern quasiHindu festivals that transmogrify into riots. Gilles Tarabout addresses a different type of violence in his investigation of sorcery and witchcraft in Kerala...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 460–461.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., 385 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Sinister (from the left, demonic) in this book s title is a translation of the Chinese term zuodao, or sorcery, black magic. In this book, Richard von Glahn attempts to reverse the long-standing neglect of the demonic part of Chinese religion. Rather than addressing sorcery...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 289–290.
Published: 01 February 1955
.... “ Beiträge z. Ethnologie d. Chingpaw .” Internal. Arcbiv. für Ethnographie , Vol. 16 , 1904 . 4 It is surprising that the Ch'uan Miao have no antiphonal chants, nor in spite of their strong element of sorcery do they seem to be acquainted with the form of black magic known as ku . Cf...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 February 1996
... of violence in his investigation of sorcery and witchcraft in Kerala. Here he shows how the warp and woof of individual and group relations are framed in reference to the discourse of sorcery. He also argues that the brahmanical stereotyping of lower caste occult practices as violent and impure must...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 536–539.
Published: 01 May 2011
... (Chapter 2). It is certain that the Sutra for the Conjuration of Bewitchments, Preached by the Buddha ( Foshuo zhoumei jing 佛說咒媚經) dates from the 6 th century. There are no less than thirteen copies of this sutra amongst the Dunhuang manuscripts. The stigmatization of sorcery is part of the Buddhist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 458–460.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., demonic) in this book s title is a translation of the Chinese term zuodao, or sorcery, black magic. In this book, Richard von Glahn attempts to reverse the long-standing neglect of the demonic part of Chinese religion. Rather than addressing sorcery as ritual or the question of the state s condemnation...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 12 (1): 68–71.
Published: 01 November 1952
... are the products of sorcery, fantastic lies without any relation to the laws of paintingAll are the products of sorcery and fan- BOOK REVIEWS 71 tastic boasts and should be relegated to what is dubious and unknown by the laws of painting." The Translator's Preface tells us of the history of the text and its...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1955) 14 (2): 290.
Published: 01 February 1955
... of their strong element of sorcery do they seem to be acquainted with the form of black magic known as ku. Cf. Eberhard, Lokalkulturen im Alten China, Teil 2, 1942, 137 141, and H. Y. Feng and J. K. Shyrock, in JAOS 55, 1935. 1 Eberhard finds parallels not only to the Far Eastern folktale especially the Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 801–802.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in a way reminiscent of Philip A. Kuhn's Soulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1990). She draws the readers in with a good story, well told, that also educates them about Qing imperial policy, procedures for frontier governance, and tensions between...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 947–949.
Published: 01 August 2009
... rural communities” (p. 4). In addition, the bridal laments were “a form of verbal sorcery,” whose ability to dispel the noxious vapors of wedding pollution affords “a rare example of the visible exercise of ritual power by women in a male-dominated society” (p. 13). The first three chapters lay out...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 February 2012
... discomfort, it must be the result of sorcery (p. 97). Offices were relocated, troops dispatched, officials cashiered, artisans executed as a result. These beliefs constituted a coherent religious world-view to which many if not all members of the early Ming elite subscribed. Far from mere rhetorical...