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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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Effective with volume 142 (2022), current issues of JAOS will be available only through Lockwood Online Journals. All issues prior to 2022 will continue to be available through the JSTOR archive (jstor.org). In addition to current content, Lockwood Online Journals hosts content going back to 2013 with volume 133.

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Current Issue

Vol. 142 No. 4 (2022): Journal of the American Oriental Society

Published: 2022-12-14

Front Matter

Front Matter

Abstract 61 | PDF Downloads 36


Against Ptolemy?

Omar Anchassi
Abstract 373 | PDF Downloads 29

Page 851–881

Acquainted with Grief

Robert P. Goldman
Abstract 64 | PDF Downloads 7

Page 883–914

Violence, Vigilantism, and Virtue

Kelsey Granger
Abstract 54 | PDF Downloads 5

Page 915–934

Following Their Own Customs

Haiwei Liu
Abstract 219 | PDF Downloads 8

Page 935–953

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