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The Battle for Fortune : State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China.

Author: Charlene Makley
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In a deeply ethnographic appraisal, based on years of in situ research, The Battle for Fortune looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans' encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s. The book builds upon anthropology's ...
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Makley, Charlene.
Battle for Fortune : State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene Makley
ISBN: 9781501719653 1501719653
OCLC Number: 1031964227
Description: 1 online resource (345 pages)
Contents: THE BATTLE FOR FORTUNE; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Note on Language; Introduction: Olympic Time and Dilemmas of Development in China's Tibet; 1. The Dangers of the Gift Master; 2. The Mountain Deity and the State: Voice, Deity Mediumship, and LandExpropriation in Jima Village; 3. Othering Spaces, Cementing Treasure: Concrete, Money, and the Politics of Value in Kharnak Village School; 4. The Melodious Sound of the Right-Turning Conch: Historiography and Buddhist Counterdevelopment in Langmo Village. 5. Spectacular Compassion: "Natural" Disasters, National Mourning, and the Unquiet DeadEpilogue: The Kindly Solemn Face of the Female Buddha; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Ser.

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