New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies

Volume 6, No. 2, December 2004


Introduction: Knowledge and European Empire-Building in Asia
Tony Ballantyne (University of Otago), pp. 5-11

The Prehistory of Orientalism: Colonialism and the Textual Basis for Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg’s Account of Hinduism
Will Sweetman (University of Otago)

Contesting Colonial Masculinity / Constituting Imperial Authority: Ceylon in Mid-Nineteenth-Century British Public Debate
James H. Warren (University of Illinois), pp.39-62.

Asia's Maritime Networks and the Colonial Public Sphere, 1840-1920
Mark Ravinder Frost (National University of Singapore), pp.63-94.

Theorizing the Chinese: The Mui Tsai Controversy and Constructions of Transnational Chineseness in Hong Kong & British Malaya
Karen Yuen (University of Illinois), pp.95-110.

Social Communication & Colonial Archaeology in Viêt Nam
Haydon L. Cherry (Yale University), pp.111-126.

Orientalist Reflections: Asia and the Pacific in the Making of late Eighteenth-Century Ireland
William O’Reilly (National University of Ireland, Galway), pp.127-147.

Graduate Research Essay

Memory Wars’: The Manipulation of History in the Context of Sino-Japanese Relations
Jasper Heizen (University of Canterbury), pp.148-164

Review Article

Overcoming the Borderland Complex: India & China, 600-1400

Romila Thapar, Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300
Tansen Sen, Buddhism, Diplomacy, and Trade
S.A.M. Adshead, T’ang China: The Rise of the East in World History

Brian Moloughney (University of Otago), pp.165-176.