Reading Asia: New Research in Asian Studies [NOOK Book]

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This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research.
The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who are or have been affiliated with the International Institute for Asian Studies (Leiden/Amsterdam).

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Reading Asia: New Research in Asian Studies

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Overview

This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research.
The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who are or have been affiliated with the International Institute for Asian Studies (Leiden/Amsterdam).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136843846
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/11/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 340
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction: God's Mountain: An Asian Anthology
1 Ethnicity, Law and Development in Southeast Asia 3
2 Development, Media and Youth Issues in Malaysia 29
3 Kreteks Crackle in Children's Hands: The Impact of Advertisements and Peers on Smoking Behaviour of Adolescents in Bandung, Indonesia 49
4 China in Reform: Structural Problems in the Economy and Society of Contemporary Zhejiang Province 64
5 The Seventeenth-Century Acehnese Model of Malay Society 83
6 Accumulation of Knowledge: Piligrimage as Leitmotif in the Indian Ocean in the Ancient Period 110
7 Scientific Forestry: History, Boundary Making, and Power in Malaysia 128
8 Providence and Power: Korean Protestant Responses to Japanese Imperialism 154
9 The Central-European Jewish Community in Shanghai, 1937-45 173
10 Reading for Performance: A Cirebonese Romance as a Narrative Model for Wayang 197
11 Modelling and Measuring the Parameters of Performance 219
12 The Maithili Language 240
13 A New Approach to an Old Problem: On Chinese Discourse LE 261
14 A Comparative Study of the Instruments of the Sarangi Family from an Ethnographic Perspective 279
15 Karma Gling Pa: Treasure Finder or Creative Editor? 292
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