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Explorers and Scientists in China's Borderlands, 1880-1950

Denise M. Glover, Stevan Harrell, Charles F. McKhann, Margaret Byrne Swain - History - 2012 - 320 pages
The scientists and explorers profiled in this engaging study of pioneering Euro-American exploration of late imperial and Republican China range from botanists to ethnographers ...
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Transforming Patriarchy: Chinese Families in the Twenty-First Century

Goncalo Santos, Stevan Harrell - History - 2016 - 312 pages
Each successive wave of revolution to hit modern China political, cultural, and economic has radically reshaped Chinese society. Whereas patriarchy defined the familial social ...
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Minority Rules: The Miao and the Feminine in China's Cultural Politics

Louisa Schein - History - 2000 - 365 pages
Gender, ethnicity, and nation in China, as seen through an ethnography of the changing cultural production of the Miao, a minority population.
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Lessons in Being Chinese: Minority Education and Ethnic Identity in ...

Mette Halskov Hansen - Education - 1999 - 205 pages
This comparative study of the Naxi and Tai minority groups in Southwestern China examines the implementation and reception of state minority education policy. Hansen (Center ...
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Echoes of History: Naxi Music in Modern China Book and CD-ROM

Helen Rees - 2000 - 295 pages
Based on fieldwork and documentary research, this study is a chronicle of 200 years of the musical history of Lijiang County in China's southern Yunnan Province. It focuses on ...
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Portraits of "primitives": Ordering Human Kinds in the Chinese Nation

Susan Debra Blum - Social Science - 2001 - 235 pages
Ethnicity is a highly politicized issue in contemporary China. Twentieth-century nation-building has been intimately involved with classification of China's fifty-five ethnic ...
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Discovering History in China: American Historical Writing on the Recent ...

Paul A Cohen - History - 2010 - 296 pages
Since its first publication, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering History in Chinahas occupied a singular place in American China scholarship. Translated into three East Asian languages ...
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