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China-Inner Asian Borderlands: Discourse and Reality

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a comparison of the Sui-Tan elite perceptions of the borderlands with the complications of interethnic relations in frontier regions. It describes the attitudes of the Sui-Tang ... More


Between Resistance and Adaptation: Indigenous Peoples and the Colonisation of the Chocó, 1510–1753

Caroline A. Williams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237297
eISBN:
9781846312670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312670
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This is a study of the interactions between Indians and Spaniards in the Chocó throughout much of the colonial period, revealing the complexity of inter-ethnic relations in frontier regions. The book ... More


A Host of Nations: Cosmopolitanism and the Geological Society of China

Grace Yen Shen

in Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226090405
eISBN:
9780226090542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090542.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Despite successes in building local geological institutions and fostering native research, Chinese geologists still could not reach an international audience or stem the tide of foreign exploration ... More


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