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Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Author: Stevan Harrell
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001
Series: Studies on China, 26
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Nearly seven million people live in southwest China, but most educated people have never heard of them. This work intends to bring this part of the world to life. It is a collection of work by both  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00055970
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stevan Harrell
ISBN: 0520219880 9780520219885 0520219899 9780520219892
OCLC Number: 896926394
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 321 p.) illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Tables, Maps, and Figures Acknowledgments Introduction, by Stevan Harrell PART ONE: The Yi in History 1. Reconstructing Yi History from Yi Records, by Wu Gu 2. Nzymo as Seen in Some Yi Classical Books, by Wu Jingzhong PART TWO: Nuosu Society in Liangshan 3. A Comparative Approach to Lineages among the Xiao Liangshan Nuosu and Han, by Ann Maxwell Hill and Eric Diehl 4. Preferential Bilateral-Cross-Cousin Marriage among the Nuosu in Liangshan, by Lu Hui 5. Names and Genealogies among the Nuosu of Liangshan, by Ma Erzi 6. Homicide and Homicide Cases in Old Liangshan, by Qubi Shimei and Ma Erzi 7. Searching for the Heroic Age of the Yi People of Liangshan, by Liu Yu 8. On the Nature and Transmission of Bimo Knowledge in Liangshan, by Bamo Ayi PART THREE: Yi Society in Yunnan 9. The Cold Funeral of the Nisu Yi, by Li Yongxiang 10. A Valley-House: Remembering a Yi Headmanship by Erik Mueggler 11. Native Place and Ethnic Relations in Lunan Yi Autonomous County, Yunnan, by Margaret Byrne Swain PART FOUR: The Yi Today 12. Language Policy for the Yi, by David Bradley 13. Nationalities Conflict and Ethnicity in the People's Republic of China, with Special Reference to the Yi in the Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, by Thomas Heberer 14. Education and Ethnicity among the Liangshan Yi, by Martin Schoenhals 15. Nuosu Women's Economic Role in Ninglang, Yunnan, under the Reforms, by Wu Ga (Vugashynyumo Luovu) 16. The Yi Health Care System in Liangshan and Chuxiong, by Xiaoxing Liu References List of Contributors Index
Series Title: Studies on China, 26
Responsibility: edited by Stevan Harrell


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