Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China

Ways of Being Ethnic in Southwest China

by Stevan Harrell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295804071
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Series: Studies on Ethnic Groups in China
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

List of MapsAcknowledgments

Part One | The Political, Natural, and Historical Setting1. Some Ethnic Displays2. Foundations of Ethnic Identity3. Ethnicity, Linguistics, and Politics4. The Land and Its History

Part Two | Primordial Ethnicity: The Nuosu1. Nuosu History and Culture2. Mishi: A Demographically and Culturally Nuosu Community3. Baiwu: Nuosu in an Ethnic Mix4. Manshuiwan: Nuosu Ethnicity in a Culturally Han Area5. Nuosu, Yi, China, and the World

Part Three | Historically Contingent Ethnicity: Prmi and Naze1. The Contingent Ethnicity of the Prmi2. The Contested Identity of the Naze3. Representing the Naze

Part Four | Residual and Instrumental Ethnicity1. Ethnicity and Acculturation: Some Little Groups

Part Five | Default Ethnicity: The Han1. The Majority as Minority

ConclusionComparing Ways of Being Ethnic

GlossaryBibliography Index

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