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Empire and Identity in Guizhou - a book by Weinstein, Jodi L.

Empire and Identity in Guizhou

Local Resistance to Qing Expansion

Empire and Identity in Guizhou( )
Author: Weinstein, Jodi L.
Series title:Studies on Ethnic Groups in China Ser.
ISBN:978-0-295-99327-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

This historical investigation describes the Qing imperial authorities' attempts to consolidate control over the Zhongjia, a non-Han population, in eighteenth-century Guizhou, a poor, remote, and environmentally harsh province in Southwest China. Far from submitting peaceably to the state's quest for hegemony, the locals clung steadfastly to livelihood choices--chiefly illegal activities such as robbery, raiding, and banditry--that had played an integral role in their cultural and...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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