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Lesser dragons : minority peoples of China

Lesser dragons : minority peoples of China

Author: Michael Dillon
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Lesser Dragons is a timely introduction to the fascinating, complex, and vital world of China's national minorities. Drawing on firsthand fieldwork in several minority areas, Michael Dillon introduces us to the major non-Han peoples of China, including the Mongols, the Tibetans, the Uyghur of Xinjiang, and the Manchus, and traces the evolution of their relationship with the Han Chinese majority. With chapters  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dillon
ISBN: 1780239114 9781780239118
OCLC Number: 1039096275
Description: 1 v. (254 pages) : jaquette illustrations en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Dragons, majorities and minorities --
1 Evolution of ethnic classification and policies --
2 Multicultural Beijing past and present: Lama Temple and Chinese Ethnic Culture Park --
3 Hakkas: A Han minority --
4 Hui muslims and neighbours in Northwest China --
5 Xinjiang and the Uyghurs --
6 Mongols of Inner Mongolia --
7 Tibet and the Tibetans --
8 Minorities of the Southwest: Yunnan Province --
9 Manchus: The Renaissance of an ethnic group --
10 Minor minorities and disputed identities --
11 Taiwan: Another China, another model --
12 Ethnic-minority policies: Unity and conflict --
Conclusion: Ethnic minorities in the age of Xi Jinping.
Responsibility: Michael Dillon.


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