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Asian Ethnology [formerly Asian Folklore Studies]
Number 70, Volume 2, 2011

A Brief History of Indian Religious Ritual and Resource Consumption: Was there an Environmental Ethic? [163–179]
Smith, Frederick M.

Civil Ritual, NGOs, and Rural Mobilization in Medinipur District, West Bengal [181-195]
Korom, Frank J.

Power Relations and Cultural Synthesis at an Oral Performance of the “Bhāgavatapurāṇa” in a Garhwal Community [197-221]
Taylor, McComas

A Psychoanalytic Reading of “Mālañcamālā”, “Rūpbān”, “Nūr Bānu”, and “Madanamañjarī”: Popular Imaginings of the Wife-Mother by the Bengali People [223-253]
Ahmed, Syed Jamil

Review of: Avron Boretz, “Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society” [255-257]
Menheere, Yves

Review of: Timo Kaartinen, “Songs of Travel, Stories of Place: Poetics of Absence in an Eastern Indonesian Society” [257-259]
Clark, Marshall

Review of: Firoz Mahmud, ed., and Sharani Zaman, ass. ed., “Folklore in Context: Essays in Honor of Shamsuzzaman Khan” [259-262]
Brandt, Carmen

Review of: “Laetitia Merli, De l’ombre à la lumière, de l’individu à la nation: Ethnographie du renouveau chamanique en Mongolie postcommuniste” [262-270]
Munsi, Roger Vanzila



Asian Ethnology [formerly Asian Folklore Studies]
Number 70, Volume 1, 2011

Dirt, Noise, and Naughtiness: Cinema and the Working Class During Korea’s Silent Film Era [1-32]
Maliangkay, Roald

The Baltistan Movement and the Power of Pop “Ghazals” [33-57]
Magnusson, Jan

“Hanayo no hime,” or “Blossom Princess”: A Late-Medieval Japanese Stepdaughter Story and Provincial Customs [59-80]
Reider, Noriko T.

Translation: “Hanayo no hime,” or “Blossom Princess” [online only; 1-27]
Reider, Noriko T.

Imitating Enemies or Friends: Comparative Notes on Christianity in the Indigenous Russian Arctic during the Early Soviet Period [81-104]
Leete, A., and Vallikivi, Laur

Field Note: The Deity and the Mountain: Ritual Practice and Environment in Japan’s Hayachine Take “Kagura” [105-118]
Nagasawa, Sōhei

Review Essay: Transnational Broken Hearts: An Overview of the Study of Chinese Popular Music [119-130]
Groenewegen, Jeroen

Review of: Sadhana Naithani, “The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics” [131-133]
Korom, Frank J.

Review of: Laurel Kendall, ed., “Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance” [133-136]
Epstein, Stephen

Review of: Vibeke Børdahl and Margaret B. Wan, eds., “The Interplay of the Oral and the Written in Chinese Popular Literature” [136-138]
Bender, Mark

Review of: Wilt L. Idema, “Judge Bao and the Rule of Law: Eight Ballad Stories from the Period 1250-1450” [138-141]
McLaren, Anne E.

Review of: Hazel J. Wrigglesworth et al., “Narrative Episodes from the Tulalang Epic” [142-144]
Coben, Herminia Menez

Review of: Guillaume Rozenberg, trans. Jessica Hackett, “Renunciation and Power: The Quest for Sainthood in Contemporary Burma” [144-146]
Kawanami Hiroko

Review of: James C. Scott, “The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia” [147-149]
Bain, Cristina

Review of: Michael Hitchcock, Victor T. King, and Michael Parnwell, eds., “Heritage Tourism in Southeast Asia” [149-151]
Pretes, Michael

Review of: Håkan Lundström, “I will Send my Song: Kammu Vocal Genres in the Singing of Kam Raw”; and Håkan Lundström and Damrong Tayanin, “Kammu Songs: The Songs of Kam Raw” [151-154]
Evrard, Olivier

Review of: Jayant Bhalchandra Babat and Ian Mabbett, eds., “The Iconic Female: Goddesses of India, Nepal and Tibet” [155-157]
Smith, David

Review of: Barbara A. Brower and Barbara Rose Johnston, eds., “Disappearing Peoples? Indigenous Groups and Ethnic Minorities in South and Central Asia” [157-159]
Remtilla, Aliaa