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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (3): 385–386.
Published: 01 May 1959
...Frank H. H. King The Inflationary Spiral: The Experience in China, 1939–50 . By Chang Kia-ngau . New York : John Wiley and Sons , 1958 . xvii , 394 . $10.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1959 1959 BOOK REVIEWS 385 Brandt's book. Furthermore, the author's re...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 81–101.
Published: 01 November 1985
... . 1 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES NOVEMBER 1985 The Spiral of Suicide and Social Change in Sri Lanka ROBERT N . KEARNEY and BARBARA D. MILLER I n two decades, from the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, the rate of suicide in the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) more than tripled, soaring from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (3): 629–630.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Jean C. Oi The Spiral Road: Change in a Chinese Village Through the Eyes of a Communist Party Leader . By Huang Shu-min . Boulder, San Francisco, and London : Westview Press , 1989 . xiv, 222 pp. $35.00 (cloth); $15.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 1. Yu Simch'un's (柳尋春; 1762–1834) spiral letter written in 1811 (Kukhak Chinhŭng Yŏn'gu Saŏp Ch'ujin Wiwŏnhoe 2005 , 161). Effects added by the author. Photo courtesy of the Academy of Korean Studies. More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 5. Yemeni spiral text (1917) and Sudanese upside-down text (1225) (Messick 1993 , 232; O'Fahey and Abu Salim 2003 , 72). Photos courtesy of University of California Press and Cambridge University Press. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1055–1081.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Figure 1. Yu Simch'un's (柳尋春; 1762–1834) spiral letter written in 1811 (Kukhak Chinhŭng Yŏn'gu Saŏp Ch'ujin Wiwŏnhoe 2005 , 161). Effects added by the author. Photo courtesy of the Academy of Korean Studies. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 221–235.
Published: 01 February 1976
...M. N. Pearson Abstract The decline of the Mughal empire is usually considered to begin late in the reign of the emperor Aurangzib (1658–1707). The favorite explanations consist of circles, or even spirals, usually vicious in nature. One important interpretation sees the decline as originating from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 629–633.
Published: 01 August 1991
... after the 1890s (and accelerated development after 1950), the countryside remained poor, with per capita incomes hovering around subsistence. The classical vision of market-driven capitalist development, with mutually reinforcing and spiraling urban and rural development, simply did not occur in China...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (3): 373–375.
Published: 01 May 1953
... to such ornamental designs as spirals and double spirals. The tendency to suspect some magic or symbolic meaning in every design is wide-spread among archaeologists and art historians, but is not always borne out by facts. The importance of mere esthetic delight in ornamental designs is frequently underrated. Even...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 208–209.
Published: 01 February 2022
... practice, focusing on its languages, gender, and social environment. Chapter 2 explores “spiral letters,” a peculiar format in which the letter sheet is rotated 90 degrees—180 degrees at times—for reading and writing on each side. Cho suggests four persuasive hypotheses for the origin and development...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (3): 384–385.
Published: 01 May 1959
... increasing money supply and the rapidly The Inflationary Spiral: The Experience in rising price levels. Peace brought increased ex- China, 1939-50. By CHANG KIA-NGAU. penditures, mismanagement of the foreign ex- New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1958. change reserves, and failure to readjust the xvii, 394...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 574–575.
Published: 01 May 1978
... is during the reign of Ranjit Singh, received the translated as "flight" rather than as "spiral move- rather unusual title of Fakir. In response to the ment," which appears in the first edition. "Spiral king's wish, Syed Nuruddin is said to have asked movement," although it is not the best rendition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 167–171.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and locally specific information about power structures, factional politics, and the identities of victims and perpetrators, Walder contends that the violence was, in fact, “not due to collective activity by ordinary rural residents that spiraled out of control, but was instead part of an organized, top-down...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (3): 508–510.
Published: 01 May 1973
... communist influence. Yet, as McLane points out, "in 1938, 2.5 percent of all landowners owned almost one half of all the cultivated land." (p. 78) Selden also shows that: the Vietnamese rural economy of the 1950's presented a stark picture of spiraling tenancy, absentee landlordism, rising rents...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 November 1975
.... It is not a ping-pong ball, first in one court and then in another; nor is the pendulum metaphor suitable. Suttmeier discovers that policy is a spiral, in which there is constant learning and feedback in each policy experiment. Thus, the policies of the early 1960s while similar to those in the mid 1950s...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 35 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 November 1975
... that Chinese policy in science organization has not simply gone back and forth from one policy to another. It is not a ping-pong ball, first in one court and then in another; nor is the pendulum metaphor suitable. Suttmeier discovers that policy is a spiral, in which there is constant learning and feedback...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 572–574.
Published: 01 May 1978
... ancestor Fakir Syed genuine improvement is perhaps a matter of Nuruddin, who became the Governor of Lahore opinion. In the present edition, bbramari is during the reign of Ranjit Singh, received the translated as "flight" rather than as "spiral move- rather unusual title of Fakir. In response to the ment...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 1985
... passive victims of the sugar industry; those in the west went even further, in taking over the industry themselves. The contrast between these regions can be explained in part by the temporary existence of an "irrigation frontier" in the west. The Spiral of Suicide and Social Change in Sri Lanka ROBERT N...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 398–399.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Jia Tan's book, which occurred when he and his family were in Taiwan in the summer of 2017. On the afternoon of August 15, 2017, two engineers at Taiwan's largest natural gas power station in Ta-tan made a serious mistake during routine maintenance that quickly spiraled out of control, leading...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 271–272.
Published: 01 February 2018
... in the face of spiraling rates of suicide. Although the official record shows few child suicides, popular belief has it that such suicides are common. What has gone awry in children's development? Where have parents and schools gone wrong? Are youngsters too emotionally fragile? Too indulged? Too pressured...