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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 2 (1): 66–76.
Published: 01 November 1942
...E. D. Merrill Abstract The Malay Archipelago is not only by far the largest group of islands in the world, but it is also from the standpoint of its vegetation one of the very richest regions on the globe. In this paper the term Malaysia is used to cover not only the Sunda Islands that form...
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Published: 01 August 2015
Figure 9. Symbiosis of human-animal-vegetal worlds in oracle bone inscriptions. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 22 (1): 13–29.
Published: 01 November 1962
...: today was the day of the weekly market, and the “god” on his journey had reached this town to make a day's halt. My guide and I picked our way through heaps of millet and wheat and rice, through pots and pans, through bales of cloth and saris, toys and hand-mirrors, vegetables and sweets—everything...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 793–800.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of his life enjoying his grandchildren and tending his vegetable plot. Now at the door ready to leave I hesitated, not wanting to extend my hand, but then I did so anyway. This grandfather was Nuon Chea, “Brother Number Two” of Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge regime, officially known as Democratic...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1948) 7 (3): 254–267.
Published: 01 May 1948
... directly over it, usually causing widespread damage because they coincide with the growing season. Vegetation is generally dense and hard to penetrate. Pines abound on the forested hillsides, and thickets of pandanus, the leaves of which are used in various native handicrafts, are not infrequent. Wild life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 257–267.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., the Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center—built in record time by China—experiments with different techniques of vegetable cultivation. Barely 500 meters away, technicians from the Brazilian Corporation of Agricultural Research, known as EMBRAPA, work with Mozambican counterparts from a food security...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 75–112.
Published: 01 February 1997
... of this period also tended to perceive forests as being inexhaustible. Much of the woody vegetation, however, was not timber quality, being the product of a landscape long under shifting cultivation. The East India Company continued Indian rulers’ practices of selling blocks of forests or individual trees...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1960) 19 (4): 389–402.
Published: 01 August 1960
... vegetation. (After Pevril Meigs) adequacy is below an arbitrary 40, and a semiarid class with an index of between 20 and 40. In the first category, vegetation is essentially absent or very sparse; in the second, rainfall is quite inadequate for agriculture without irrigation; while in the third...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 693–695.
Published: 01 August 2013
... around the city. However, the immediate cause of most of the shortages was the disruption of vegetable markets due to attacks on capitalist practices that were at the heart of the radical rhetoric of the period. One of the more bizarre results that Jin notes was a rise in vegetable robberies as boats...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 1025–1027.
Published: 01 November 2020
... evacuated. The International Atomic Energy Agency classified the accident as a Level 7 incident; Chernobyl is the only other accident to be classified at this maximum level. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, crops of leafy greens, vegetables, and milk from Fukushima were banned...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 431–433.
Published: 01 February 1979
.... This disequilibrium is apparent in the degradation of soil and vegetation, changes in land use systems, and the exceeding of acceptable levels of land carrying capacity. A set of land use planning objectives and proposals are set forth to deal with these problems. The body of this study is based on sixteen months...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1942) 1 (3): 311–312.
Published: 01 May 1942
.... Trade report [of China] for the year 1940. BY C. C. CHANG. Hongkong: China Vegetable Oil Corporation, 1941. Sole agents Kelly & Walsh. 228 p. H. K. $3.00. Documents on American foreign relations. Vol. Ill July 1940-June 1941. EDITED BY S. SHEPARD JONES AND DENYS P. MYERS. Boston: World Peace Foundation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (3): 832–833.
Published: 01 August 2012
... disorder to artistic decline and therefore such an analysis in a 2011 book is surprising. In addition, the French term “arabesque,” meaning “in the Arab fashion,” is used to describe vegetal designs. While art historians used this term in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, few use it today...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (2): 329–350.
Published: 01 February 1972
... chōsa hōkoku: Showa kyū nendo-Kantōshūnai—rōdō no bu [Section Concerning Labor in Kwantung Prefecture, 1934] (Dairen, 1936), pp. 7–8. The information cited in this source indicates that the typical family farm used their land intensively for growing fruit, vegetables, and the peanut. The average family...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1947) 6 (4): 334–344.
Published: 01 August 1947
... on the vegetation of Indochina. There are also numerous articles in the Bulletin économique de l'Indo-chine, for example, that of P. Maurand, “L'Indochine forestière” (1938). 11 Courou ( L'utilisation du sol ) gives a very fascinating discussion of this malaria problem and its effects on land use...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 363–371.
Published: 01 February 1970
... of Kamchatka and the Chuckchi Peninsula” ibid, pp. 10–25; Chang K. C. , Arctic Anthropology , vol. V ( 1963 ). 7 M. Tsukada (1967), “Vegetation in Subtropical Formosa During the Pleistocene Glaciations” Paleography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology , no. 3 ( 1967 ), 49 – 64...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (3): 459.
Published: 01 May 1956
... free of propaganda. The editor, V. T. Zaichikov, wrote the bulk of the volume. N. M. Kazakova was responsible for the chapters on topography, and soils and vegetation, while M. N. Gorbunova prepared the chapter on industry. The book is divided into three main sections: (1) physical characteristics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 478–482.
Published: 01 May 1996
... the botanical and genetic origins of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, tubers, vegetables, fruits, and spices, and their importance in Indian diet. The final chapter focuses on the various food plants brought to India from the New World. The last 80 pages, which include references, a glossary and index of non-English...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 363–365.
Published: 01 February 1985
... discusses urban and rural patterns in separate treatments. She raises questions of vegetables, meat, edible oils, sugar, salt, vinegar, sauces, and the like. In the peasant sector, further questions are raised about the relationship between collective and noncollective production and the tensions that have...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 497–499.
Published: 01 May 1967
... and hydrology; (3) vegetation; (4) biology; (5) human influence; (6) descriptive studies; (7) classification of deltas. An impressive twenty-three of the total fiftyfour papers deal with the problems of deltas in the Asiatic tropics eleven with those of the Ganges delta in West Bengal and East Pakistan...