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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 359–376.
Published: 01 May 2014
... primarily by the small European and American community in Bangkok and by educated elites in the court. Their politicking did not necessarily reach a broader local audience. For the most part, then, stories about crime in vernacular papers read more or less as short, sometimes serious, sometimes humorous...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 2014
... a variety of research topics for both advanced undergrads and graduate students, while providing them with a solid and thorough knowledge of the response of Japanese readers to vernacular Chinese literature. 19 Stephan Tanaka , Japan's Orient: Rendering Pasts into History ( Berkeley...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1101–1104.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sree Padma Vernacular Medicine in Colonial India: Family, Market and Homeopathy . By Shinjini Das . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 . 304 pp. ISBN: 9781108420624 (cloth). Malarial Subjects: Empire, Medicine and Nonhumans in British India, 1820–1909 . By Rohan Deb...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 754–756.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Jeongsoo Shin The Korean Vernacular Story: Telling Tales of Contemporary Chosŏn in Sinographic Writing . By Si Nae Park . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . x, 309 pp. ISBN: 9780231195423 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 627–654.
Published: 01 August 2017
... were impacted by the pan-Asian reform movements that swept Japan, China, and Vietnam between the 1860s and 1900s. They reflected their experiences with Enlightened civilization as they were pushing for vernacularization and modernization through translating the Chinese transculturation of Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 303–322.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Doreen Lee Abstract Activist art and political resistance became popular aesthetics in the work of Indonesian artists after the fall of the New Order in 1998. In subsequent years, more art alternatives have emerged in cities and small towns across Indonesia, including diverse and vernacular modes...
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Published: 01 August 2015
Figure 1. A commoner woman Kim's vernacular petition (land dispute). Komunsŏ 194167. Courtesy of Kyujanggak Archives, Seoul National University. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 994–996.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Ghassan Moazzin Vernacular Industrialism in China: Local Innovation and Translated Technologies in the Making of a Cosmetics Empire, 1900–1940 . By Eugenia Lean . New York : Columbia University Press , 2020 . 416 pp. ISBN: 9780231193481 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 206–210.
Published: 01 February 2021
... such scholars are repeatedly cited in this volume. Mark Chaves critiques what he calls the “religious congruence fallacy,” stating that “apparently related ideas and practices rarely cohere into logically unified, mutually reinforcing, seamless webs.” 1 He adds that “[i]n the vernacular practice of most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 1105–1111.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Much of critical attention to these infelicitous events has been focused on the state of the elite English-language press. Scant discussion, however, has been devoted to the condition of the vernacular press and especially the Hindi-language press. Such inattention may not be entirely surprising...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 1134–1136.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Benjamin Baumann Ghostly Desires: Queer Sexuality and Vernacular Buddhism in Contemporary Thai Cinema . By Arnika Fuhrmann . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2016 . 272 pp. ISBN: 9780822361190 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of southern China, Ishwardas's text runs close to 400 pages and was patronized by a prominent stratum of Bombay's Gujarati-speaking commercial and bureaucratic elite. The primary intervention in this article is to analyze Ishwardas's account as a neglected relic of vernacular capitalism and vernacular...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Ksenia Chizhova Abstract Men's references to women's writing in vernacular Korean script never term this practice “calligraphy,” and yet articles of women's intricate brushwork reveal that in late Chosŏn Korea (1392–1910) this was a highly aestheticized practice with recognized social importance...
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Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 1. A vernacular Korean letter by Kim Hoyŏnjae. In Sŏnse ŏndok (Ancestors’ vernacular epistles). Taejŏn History Museum, original. The Academy of Korean Studies, microfilm. MF 35-11353. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (3): 647–666.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the Vernacular Landscape . New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press . Kaempfer Englebert. 1906 . The History of Japan . 3 vols. Glasgow : James MacLehose and Sons . Hirotada. Kawamura 1984 . Edo bakufu-sen kuniezu no kenkyu . Tokyo : Kokon Shoin . Korhonen Pekka. 1998 . Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 6–37.
Published: 01 February 1998
... Vernacular SHELDON POLLOCK HROUGHOUT SOUTHERN ASIA AT DIFFERENT TIMES Starting around 1000, but in most places by 1500, writers turned to the use of local languages for literary expression in preference to the translocal language that had dominated literary expression for the previous thousand years...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 513–515.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Madelon Djajadiningrat-Nieuwenhuis The Vernacular Press and the Emergence of Modern Indonesian Consciousness (1855–1913) . By Ahmat B. Adam . Ithaca, N.Y. : Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University , 1994 . xiii, 206 pp. $16.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 758–759.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Norman Cutler The Vernacular Veda: Revelation, Recitation, and Ritual . By Vasudha Narayanan . Columbia, S.C. : The University of South Carolina Press , 1994 . xvii, 265 pp. $42.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996 758 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (3): 707–751.
Published: 01 August 1994
...” or “Literary Chinese”). Beginning in the medieval period, however, an undercurrent of written Vernacular Sinitic (hereafter VS, pai-hua[-wen]) started to develop. The written vernacular came to full maturity in China only with the May Fourth Movement of 1919, after the final collapse during the 1911 revolution...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 803–810.
Published: 01 August 1969
...N. Gerald Barrier Abstract The discovery and use of vernacular sources is a critical task for South Asia specialists. Area centers have produced scholars who are dissatisfied with English books and records as the primary source for understanding South Asia. The development of vernacular materials...