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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 417–422.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the Table in Amazement: A Ming Dynasty Story Collection . By Ling Mengchu . Translated by Shuhui Yang and Yunqin Yang . Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2018 . xxiv, 897 pp. The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection . By Zhang Yingyu . Translated by Christopher...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 753–779.
Published: 01 August 2003
... social effects, viewing public theaters with great suspicion. Theaters, in the eyes of the authorities, were notorious hangouts for ruffians, slackers, gamblers, and insurgents, providing these roustabouts with the ideal environment in which to scheme and swindle. In addition to waging campaigns...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 534–535.
Published: 01 February 1975
... setting. In counterbalance, though, we have: "You should have said: foppish, swindling, mountebank, wolf-in-sheep's-clothing, cheating-tinker, fly-bynight, dirty, spying, if-they-barked-you-couldn'ttell-'em-from-a-dog rogues" (125 ). Turney changes the text at times with the best of intentions. One can...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 535–538.
Published: 01 February 1975
... will not fit the Meiji setting. In counterbalance, though, we have: "You should have said: foppish, swindling, mountebank, wolf-in-sheep's-clothing, cheating-tinker, fly-bynight, dirty, spying, if-they-barked-you-couldn'ttell-'em-from-a-dog rogues" (125 ). Turney changes the text at times with the best...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 13 (3): 251–260.
Published: 01 May 1954
... they are linguistic swindles, and the present writer shudders to think of the great number which he has himself perpetrated in the past, and for which he must be held ultimately accountable before the Rhadamanthus of sinologues. The unchallenged acceptance of this method seems to be due in part at least to the fact...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1944) 3 (3): 237–259.
Published: 01 May 1944
... on the spot. His waist was so weakened with fright that he could hardly even walk. Then came two more cannon shots, both very accurately fired. But we all owe thanks to those swindling imperialists for selling useless dud shells to China's militarists, for one after the other they failed to explode...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 865–889.
Published: 01 November 2020
... are around the same size and have similar skin, inner organs, and cardiovascular systems (Swindle and Smith 2015 ). By being intelligent omnivores, we have both flourished across many different environments. The partnership between humans and domesticated animals has been so successful that we have replaced...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (5): 231–238.
Published: 01 September 1968
.... POOLE, PETER A. Thailand's Vietnamese Minority. AS 7 (Dec. 1967), 886-895. tables. 7724. . Thailand's Vietnamese refugees: can they be assimilated? PA 40, no. 3/4 (1967/68), 324-332. 7725. RESOLUTELY carry on the people's war and smash the monstrous political swindle of U. S. imperialism-Thanom group...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1085–1114.
Published: 01 November 2001
... you for your debts? I see that you've lost your profits and suffered everything!" {Bhaver Gtta 1992, 217). Even more mercilessly, the Kartabhajas poke fun at the treacherous Brokers, who run back and forth between the European traders and indigenous merchants, taking every opportunity to swindle...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 699–711.
Published: 01 August 1966
... gravity. After reporting the death of the child (whom Abbie has smothered in an effort to convince Eben that she is no longer swindling him), Eben suddenly discovers that he has loved Abbie more than he realizes. Running back to the farm, he warns her that the Sheriff is coming: EBEN. I woke him up. I...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 November 1974
... into disrepair, and his legacy of paddy was depleted. The worst times coincided with the PKI (Communist Party of Indonesia) rise to power in the early sixties, when property was reportedly swindled by PKI officials or simply taken over by sharecroppers, PKI sympathizers sheltered by such officials. Land reform...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in Chengdu. The narrator himself is an individual who prides himself on having his “hands drenched in the blood of virgins” and who encourages his own wife to have affairs, with only one stipulation: If she manages to swindle her lovers out of money, he wants half. “I knew,” he writes, “that behind Chengdu's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 May 1979
.... In the following poem about kumonosuke, sedan-chair bearers,38 he puns on goma, the mystic fire-ritual of the Tendai sect, and goma no hat ("ashes of the goma ritual a term used to indicate someone who posed as a pilgrim on the road to swindle travelers out of their money (thus gomakasbi, "trickery," "deception...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 649–672.
Published: 01 August 2016
... severe strain. In interview after interview, respondents spoke with palpable emotion about being swindled by childhood friends and close relatives. Delinquent debtors and their guarantors faced constant harassment for repayment from lenders. For example, an informant who worked as a local civil servant...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 335–365.
Published: 01 May 2020
... thinks he sees James but is not sure, he is swindled by an old schoolmate, and he thinks he sees his wife with the same old schoolmate but is not sure. The story concludes with Chongsu trying to chase down the two, who have gotten into a car and are driving away. In flaneur-driven literary texts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (3): 385–401.
Published: 01 May 1974
... nor as moneylenders were they the "hard-hearted lot" who were guilty of "swindling, cheating, deception and oppression0 that many of their critics have pictured. The Banking Enquiry Committee and numerous government officials concluded that in both of their major capacities in Burma, the Chettiars...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 February 1989
... woman, the wife of an unemployed bureaucrat, had turned to a new postwar religious cult for consolation but, having been swindled instead out of what savings remained, now has only her own "neurosis." Indeed, none of Oda's roommates puts her at any greater ease than she had been outside the hospital...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 911–935.
Published: 01 November 2004
... decline. Most stories in Anusandhan were supposedly based on real events. Ghataks and their numerous alleged swindles were sketched in great detail in the pages of this periodical from the later half of the nineteenth century. In addition to these four journals, most periodicals dealing with social issues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Corruption activity by yamen runners Swindles by litigation specialists Inheritance disputes Number of Cases 18 12 2 2 1 1 10 8 3 1 3 5 3 1 1 1 1 List of References Most of the materials for this study come from the Baxian Archives, the main collection of the Sichuan Historical Archives, housed at the time...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 961–991.
Published: 01 November 1999
... less publicity than Yan. About qigong's growing popularity, however, not everybody is happy. Certain reports of qigong feats reveal that there has been some deception of the public. Two well-known qigong masters were arrested in 1995 for swindling.7 Since the spring of 1995, there have been frequent...