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The Journal of the American Oriental Society (ISSN 0003-0279) is published quarterly by the American Oriental Society. The first volume (1843-49) set the tone for all time in the broad scope of subject matter and the solidity of its scholarship. It included studies of Arab music, of Persian cuneiform, and of Buddhism in India, and brought to a wide audience the then novel theories of
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Vol. 141 No. 3 (2021): Journal of the American Oriental Society

Published: 2021-10-19

Front Matter


Life of an Exile

Ming-kin Chu
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Page 521–538

White Death

Atif Khalil
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Page 577–586

Jayati Bhagavāñ Jinendraḥ!

Peter C. Bisschop, Elizabeth A. Cecil
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Page 613–635

The Princess and the Plague

William A. McGrath
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Page 637–660

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