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Journal of the American Oriental Society

Vol. 136, No. 4, October-December 2016

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Custom in the Vedic Ritual Codes as an Emergent Legal Principle (pp. 669-687)
    Timothy Lubin
  3. Numbers, Names, Trails, and Tradition: Reconsidering the Phrase “Thrice Seven” in the R̥gveda and Atharvaveda (pp. 689-704)
    Jarrod Whitaker
  4. Remaking History: The Shu and Wu Perspectives in the Three Kingdoms Period (pp. 705-731)
    Xiaofei Tian
  5. On the Etymology of the Eastern Japanese Word tego (pp. 733-743)
    John Kupchik
  6. The Mandaic Magic Scroll Zarazta ḏ-Hibil Ziua: A Possible Scenario of Literary Evolution (pp. 745-762)
    Tania Notarius
  7. ʿUmar b. al-Khaṭṭāb and the Abbasids (pp. 763-783)
    Tayeb El-Hibri
  8. Al-Ḥīra and Its Histories (pp. 785-799)
    Philip Wood
  9. Rethinking the Taqlīd Hegemony: An Institutional, Longue-Durée Approach (pp. 801-816)
    Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim and McGill University
  10. Brief Communications

  11. Review Article

  12. Reviews of Books

  13. Books Received (pp. 873-883)
  14. Back Matter