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Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Mandy Sadan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since independence in 1948, Burma has suffered from many internal conflicts. One of the longest of these has been in the Kachin State, in the north of the country where Burma has borders with India ... More


Translating Sustainability

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Cultural barriers in translating the notion of sustainability lead beyond scientific ideas of an environment as a domain detachable from human interactions, which is culturally alien to Himalayan ... More


Introduction

Alice Yao

in The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China: From the Bronze Age to the Han Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199367344
eISBN:
9780199367368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367344.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction shows how the archaeological discovery of the grave of the Dian king in 1956 heralded the significance of the southwest highlands and ethnic histories to the study of imperial ... More


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