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A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

- Politics, Economies, and Environments in Northern Sichuan

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A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
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    Bog, paperback
    Udgivelsesdato:
    08-11-2016
    Sprog:
    Engelsk
    Sidetal:
    298
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    1. Beskrivelse

      A Change in Worlds explores the environmental, economic, and political history of the Sino-Tibetan Songpan region of northern Sichuan from the late imperial Qing Dynasty to the early 21st century. A historically Tibetan region on the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau, with significant Han and Muslim Chinese populations, Songpan played important roles in the development of western and modern China's ethnic relations policies, forestry sector, grasslands and environmental conservation, and recent developments in eco- and ethnic tourism as part of various Chinese states. However, in spite of close associations with various Tibetan and Chinese regimes, the region also has a rich history of local independence and resilient nomadic, semi-nomadic and agricultural populations and identities. The Sino-Tibetan diversity in Songpan, partly formed by unique ecological conditions, conditioned all attempts to incorporate the region into larger and more centralized state homogenizing structures. This historical study analyzes the social force of markets and nature in the Songpan region in concert with the political and social conflicts and compromise at the heart of changing political regimes and the area's ethnic groups. It presents new perspectives on the social transformation and economies of Tibetans and Han Chinese from the late Qing Dynasty to Mao era and contemporary western China. It not only allows for a new understanding of how the natural environment and landscapes fit into the imagination of the Sino-Tibetan borderlands, it also figures in the challenges of negotiating ethnic and market relations among societies. The mix of complicated relations over natural environment, resources, politics and markets was at the heart of the region's social and political infrastructures, with far-reaching implications for both historical and contemporary China.

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    2. Yderligere info
      ISBN13:
      9781498550871
      Vægt:
      445 g
      Dybde:
      21 mm
      Bredde:
      151 mm
      Højde:
      229 mm
      Forlag:
      Lexington Books
      Format:
      Paperback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        This study of Sino-Tibetan northern Sichuan provides a framework for understanding changes in western China's landscape and among its indigenous populations from late imperial to contemporary times. 5 Maps

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