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Hominoid-Producing Localities and Biostratigraphy in Yunnan

Wei Dong and Guo-Qin Qi

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter characterizes the hominoid-producing localities and biostratigraphy in Yunnan Province, China. Yunnan Province is located in the southwestern part of China, on the Yunnan-Guizhou ... More


Environmental Winds

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how environmental winds gained force and shaped Yunnan Province’s social landscapes. It looks at the lives of those individuals who not only encountered environmentalism but ... More


In the Shadow of the Border Conflict

Xiaoming Zhang

in Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621241
eISBN:
9781469623399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621241.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the border conflicts affected the social and economic development of two border provinces, Guangxi and Yunnan, and how the People's Liberation Army (PLA) used the conflicts ... More


Making an Indigenous Space

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how globalized formations of indigeneity were shaped and made in relation to environmental winds in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It begins with an overview of the ... More


Fleeting Intersections and Transnational Work

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the first series of transnational nature conservation efforts that were launched in Yunnan Province in the 1980s, focusing on the role of various individuals such as World ... More


Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

John A. Donaldson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

How can policymakers effectively reduce poverty? Most mainstream economists advocate promoting economic growth, on the grounds that it generally reduces poverty while bringing other economic ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Hathaway

in Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276192
eISBN:
9780520956766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276192.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the lives of scientists, rural villagers, state officials, and expatriate conservationists who were caught up in the so-called environmental winds in Southwest China. The metaphor ... More


Quest for Harmony: The Moso Traditions of Sexual Union and Family Life.

Chuan-kang Shih

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761994
eISBN:
9780804773447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761994.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography details the traditional social and cultural conditions of the Moso, a matrilineal group living on the border of Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces in southwest China. Among the Moso, a ... More


The Retail Heroin Market in China

Ko-lin Chin

in The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the social organization of street-level heroin distribution in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province. The focus is on Kunming not only because it is the heroin capital of ... More


Fire and Fury

Avron Boretz

in Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833770
eISBN:
9780824870539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833770.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on two rituals, each unique to a specific locale (Taidong and Dali) and both characterized by dramatic public displays of male bravado. Both the ritual of Blasting Handan Ye ... More


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