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On the borders of state power : frontiers in the greater Mekong sub-region

Author: Martin Gainsborough
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia (2005), 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the changing nature, meaning and significance of international borders over time in the area referred to today as the Greater Mekong Sub-region, incorporating Burma, Cambodia, Laos,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gainsborough
ISBN: 9780415414654 0415414652 9780203934708 0203934709
OCLC Number: 229445989
Description: xiii, 114 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : borders, globalisation and the state in historical context / Martin Gainsborough --
Unhealthy air of the mountains : kinh and ethnic minority rule on the Sino-Vietnamese frontier from the fifteenth to the twentieth century / Emmanuel Poisson --
Post-Taiping fallout : Nguyen-Qing collaboration in the pursuit of bandits on the border / Bradley C. Davis --
The struggle to control land grabbing : state formation on the Central Highlands frontier under the first Republic of Vietnam (1954-63) / Stan B-H Tan --
'Community development' on the Sino-Burmese border : villagers, Oxfam and the Chinese state / Miwa Hirono --
The politics of 'opening up' : female traders on the borderlands of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Burma (Myanmar) / Kyoko Kusakabe --
Dreaming beyond borders : the Thai/Lao borderlands and the mobility of the marginal / Holly High --
Conclusion : are the Mekong frontiers sites of exception? / Andrew Walker.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia (2005), 51.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Gainsborough.
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