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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 417–432.
Published: 01 August 1963
... to understand these art forms, we must therefore make a systematic study of their relationship to Zen. The particular species of Zen diat is said to have produced and fostered these arts is the Rinzai Zen developed by Muso at the beginning of the Muromachi Period (1336–1573) when Zen first became a pervasive...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 921–925.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Timothy Cheek Abstract William Callahan' s conceptualization of Ai Weiwei as a “citizen intellectual” is the latest in a long-standing cottage industry seeking to make sense of and define China's intellectuals. Frederic Wakeman Jr. in 1972 offered “a typology of intellectual species” for Chinese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 February 2023
... for the first game laws, not through remorse for their own role in the destruction of wildlife (the “penitent butchers” thesis) but to keep the peasantry from competing for the species that they sought, which had been decimated by the actions of both groups. The way planters engaged with nature, through hunting...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1948) 7 (3): 254–267.
Published: 01 May 1948
... consists mainly of deer and wild pigs; rats, mice, and five species of deadly venomous snakes are also found, and mosquitoes, lice, fleas, and other insect pests abound. Its mineral deposits are of little consequence, but abundant limestone, sand, and gravel supply valuable construction materials...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 13 (3): 251–260.
Published: 01 May 1954
... treatment of a large and poorly defined body of Chinese “names and titles” either by transliteration (an extreme kind of under-translation), or by what is sometimes known as “functional translation” (a species of paraphrase lacking consistent methodology). An obvious instance of the former would...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 381–415.
Published: 01 May 2002
... on rooftops, and even squirming on kangs next to slumbering women and children. Government reports praise the inherent wisdom and decisiveness of the Gannan villagers. Well-versed in the natural flora and fauna of the region, they immediately suspected that these rat-like animals were an alien species, a form...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 471–500.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and Andivasi communities. More specifically, it details the ways in which Bombay missionaries applied and related the concept of religion to diverse configurations of language, text, and practice that they understood as isomorphic species of the religion genus. By examining how Christian missionaries who were...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 39 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 November 1979
... such nationalisms and the mature ideology of Italian Fascism. Italian Fascism is viewed as a subspecies of revolutionary nationalism, while revolutionary nationalism itself is understood to include a relatively pacific and potentially democratic species and an exacerbated, potentially authoritarian one. Copyright...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 789–797.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Paul R. Greenough Abstract Western writers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries found it plausible to refer to India and China in the same breath as if they were species of a single genus, employing concepts like “Oriental despotism” and “the Asiatic mode of production.” No more. Indeed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 989–1000.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of plant and animal species; and widespread pollution of sky, sea, and land make clear the extent to which humans have shaped global ecologies. An understanding of Asia—home to more than half the world's population, an increasingly significant contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions, the site...
Published: 01 August 2014
Figure 4. Converted and unconverted Dalit women. (See the difference between two women of the same species: One is an English madam and the other a servant-untouchable. The former walks ahead with an umbrella, while the latter walks behind with her child.) Source: Vyanga chitravali ( 1930 ). More
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 2 (1): 66–76.
Published: 01 November 1942
... relationships and phytogeography as does this great archipelago. Some years ago on the basis of a study of endemism in such regions as the Malay Peninsula, Java and the Philippines, the three areas where the flora is best known, I made an estimate that the total number of species in the higher groups of plants...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 671–673.
Published: 01 May 2009
...–15). And this event launched a renewed age of discovery for Vietnam. Since 1992, scientists have described a litany of new species, including, among others, the Annamite Striped Rabbit, three kinds of deer, three turtles, forty-five fish, and more than 200 vascular plants. What accounts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 1999
... strengthened Wild Life Law in 1972, in close communication with the global conservation community. Its accelerated campaign of establishing national parks and defending the habitats of endangered species centered on Project Tiger, which turned the desperately declining population of wild tigers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 761–812.
Published: 01 August 2001
... forest also helped enable the formation and extension of the colonial state.4 State claims were effected through the establishment of both territorial and species controls over resources. While colonial-era states in Southeast Asia employed similar means of creating forests, critical differences...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1022–1023.
Published: 01 November 1993
... that traces large-scale active whaling back to the late sixteenth century. They describe the development of various methods of whaling and chart continuities and changes in technology, species caught, hunting grounds, the location of whaling communities, and the-social organization of whaling. For readers who...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1093–1096.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of nonhuman animals? How are prevailing theories of ownership, property transfer, or land use complicated when we acknowledge the presence of nonhuman animals or the impact of human policies on other species? How are concepts such as “family” disturbed by the rise of pet culture, given that dogs and cats...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 249–251.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., by rendering shin as “the real” Fukuoka risks missing the novelty of Keisuke's gesture. Shin , in fact, appeared in older texts like Kaibara Ekiken's Yamato honzō and Inō Jakusui's Shobutsu ruisan , where it referred to the essential properties of natural species , whereas Keisuke and his colleagues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1097–1099.
Published: 01 November 2004
... to Chinese, Euro-American, and Latin American literary works, produces a most thought-provoking project. It will greatly bene t scholars and students of modern Chinese literature and cinema concerned with issues of representation, communication, and dissemination in the history-speci c public sphere...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 437–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
... it a worthwhile addition to their collections. JEFF WILSON University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Relics of the Buddha. By JOHN S. STRONG. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2004. xxii, 290 pp. $39.50 (cloth). John S. Strong, in his Relics of the Buddha, focuses speci cally on objects identi ed...