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Clearing Boundaries: The Founding of Shuangcheng Society

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

By examining the entire process of Shuangcheng settlement—from site selection, residence planning, settler recruitment, to final settlement—this chapter offers one of the first detailed studies of a ... More


Frontier Matters: Irrelevance, Romanticism, and Transformation of Hunza Society

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines Hunza during the postconquest era which started in 1891, the year when the region completely fell to the British Empire. Using frontier settlement and administration as a ... More


Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Tom Cliff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The experience of being Han in Xinjiang is part of the broader experience of migration and frontier settlement in PRC-era China. Drawing on analysis of history, biography, and social structure, Oil ... More


State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Shuang Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book explores the social economic processes of inequality produced by differential state entitlements. Drawing on uniquely rich source materials from central and local archives, the book provides ... More


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