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Being and becoming Kachin : histories beyond the state in the borderworlds of Burma

Author: Mandy Sadan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Ethnic conflict has troubled the Kachin region of Burma since 1961. The area is of increasing contemporary interest because it borders India and China and it has the potential to affect Burma's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mandy Sadan
ISBN: 9780197265550 0197265553
OCLC Number: 985666530
Awards: Winner of Winner of the EuroSEAS Nikkei Humanities Book Prize 2015.
Description: XI, 512 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Global Histories, Local Exclusions ; 2. Ritual, Ideology and Politics ; 3. Boundaries and Borders ; 4. Militarisation and the Contest of Modernities ; 5. War and Independence ; 6. Dimokrasi Prat to Rawt Malan! ; 7. Violence ; 8. Virtue ; 9. Transnational symbols in national spaces: the ideological transformation of the manau ; Conclusion
Series Title: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Other Titles: Kachin
Responsibility: by Mandy Sadan.

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Over the past 15 years, Mandy Sadan has single-handedly launched new historical scholarship on the Kachin people ... The much-anticipated monograph, Being and Becoming Kachin Histories Beyond the Read more...

 
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