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Journal of Asian Studies (1957) 16 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 February 1957
...Arthur F. Wright Etudes sur la société et l'économie de la Chine médiévale. I: Le traité économique du “Souei-chou.” II: Le traité juridique du “Soueichou.” . By Etienne Balazs . Leiden : E. J. Brill , 1953 –54. 217 . vi, 227 . Gld. 12 and 30. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1049–1069.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Yong Huang Abstract As the ethics of virtue, with a focus on cultivating admirable traits of character instead of commanding adherence to rigid rules, becomes increasingly popular in contemporary moral discourses, scholars have tried to find evidence of virtue ethics in such ancient traditions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 589–613.
Published: 01 August 2015
... discrimination, situational gait, and even behavioral and personality traits. The dog is also upheld as the representative of all nonhuman animals, undoubtedly because of its morphological and functional versatility but certainly also because it was the human's main interface and companion at the beginning...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 24 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 November 1964
...Kung-Chuan Hsiao Abstract Chinese studies (alias Sinology) and die disciplines came, in the final analysis, from the same parentage: the desire to know. They are intellectual twins which, nurtured in divergent circumstances and showing dissimilar traits, are thus “fraternal” rather than “identical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 547–554.
Published: 01 August 1976
... and scientific data pouring out of China since 1949. A preliminary integration of such multifarious new data with rich archaic Chinese literary records has enabled me to reach the conclusion that the trait-complex of each of the major Chinese cultural elements—field agriculture, animal husbandry, pottery...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 611–625.
Published: 01 August 1976
... to understand; I feel that the rather naive and hasty general comments: “The renouncer thinks as an individual, and this is the distinctive trait which opposes him to the man-in-the-world and brings him closer to the western thinker” are unfortunate. I also feel that greater historical and linguistic rigor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 28 (1): 5–17.
Published: 01 November 1968
..., and a strong national consciousness. These factors, while undoubtedly important, do not reveal the whole story. There are in Japan a number of institutional traits which, in my opinion, are highly conducive to economic growth. However, the contribution of these institutions to Japan's economic development has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 667–692.
Published: 01 August 2000
... space: history has been conquered by geography. History has become little more than a resource for borrowed cultural traits that are mapped onto discrete territories, and identity is self-consciously constructed by adopting the ready-made form of a particular cultural group. As Stephenson allows us...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 652–653.
Published: 01 May 1968
... on inferences from, Andaman cultural traits, as corroborated by the excavation of four middens, conjecturally dated as being four to five thousand years old. Twenty-eight principal items of evidence are summarized in the appendix. Nineteen consist in the absence, and just nine consist in the presence...
Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 4. Engraving of Confucius inscribed with praise by Voltaire (1694–1778), by Isidore Stanislas Helman (1743–1806), from Abrégé historique des principaux traits de la vie de Confucius, célèbre philosophe chinois; orné de 24 estampes in 4°, gravées par Helman, d'après des dessins originaux More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 650–652.
Published: 01 May 1968
.... The chief emphasis rests on the contention that Andamanese culture has remained unchanged since its ancient beginnings. The argument is mainly concerned with, and rests on inferences from, Andaman cultural traits, as corroborated by the excavation of four middens, conjecturally dated as being four to five...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 May 1989
... poetry are biographical as well; often a line or image will suggest to him a psychological trait or an autobiographical confession. This occasionally results in overinterpretation. Shen was more concerned with aesthetic effects and the manipulation of conventions inherited from his predecessors than...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 791–792.
Published: 01 August 1996
... carefully examined. In the introduction, the author has raised one of the most important questions: the relationship between the special traits of Ganesha statues of the Kadiri and Sinhasari periods and the development of Ganesha statuary in Java. The procedure for the present research is summarized...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (2): 168–172.
Published: 01 February 1947
... of functionalism. Their purpose has been to support diffusion by showing that nonrelated traits are carried from one people to another, and even to the four quarters of the world, all of which is legitimate; but what is further needed is a more co-ordinated approach to such cultural problems by a closer...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 28 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 November 1968
..., imaginatively Oriental peoples the fundamental traits of rendered "discontinuous correlation," brief these three cultures as they are seen by though it is, is more informative than any scholars of the Orient. The purpose is to found in Japanese reference works and is the force the Westerners to understand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 490–492.
Published: 01 May 1995
... at hominid evolution it is also important to keep in mind that our definitions of anatomically (phylogenetically) modern homo sapiens, or any other fossil species, are based on morphological traits, not on genetic traits. While there is clearly a link between the two, there is also a nongenetic component...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 1017–1019.
Published: 01 August 2003
... been reified and essentialized and the role of "culture-carriers" in its constant reconstruction ignored (p. 205), although that is certainly true. It is the failure to recognize the extent to which cultures are integrated systems that are more than the sum of their individual traits. One does not have...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 November 1971
... backward. To explain this backwardness, Mahathir resorts to a crude and unsupported, and to this reviewer unsupportable, genetic and evolutionary theory that is both unworthy of the doctor's science and unnecessary to his argument. Confusing recessive with bad traits and dominant with good traits, Mahathir...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1087–1088.
Published: 01 November 1993
... traits. Likewise, they show that "fear" and "lack of climax" 1088 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES are features of social interaction taken out of context and exaggerated by Bateson and Mead. Based on this critique and on positive aspects of Balinese Character, Jensen and Suryani then produce a positive...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (4): 734–735.
Published: 01 August 1967
... simply on the basis of the diffusion of isolated traits or trait complexes from other cultures for failing to recognize that it is not merely the presence or absence of these traits that is important for our understanding of Brahmanic culture, but rather the "diversity of function" which they may display...