Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos
This collection argues that minorities in the Southeast Asian Massif are not powerless in the face of economic and political change in the region – they are drawing on ethnicity and culture to indigenize modernity and maintain their livelihoods.
Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.
Recounting War in Modern China
This collection moves beyond the geopolitical sphere to examine the multiple fronts – personal, social, and institutional – on which wars in modern China have been fought, experienced, and remembered.
Educational Reform in a Northeast China County, 1904-31
Engaging with topics central to scholarly debates on modern China, this book shows that China’s early twentieth-century school system, a product of negotiation and compromise, was more successful than previous scholarship has allowed.
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