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Contesting the Western Regions and the High Grasslands: China and Tibet

Zhenping Wang

in Tang China in Multi-Polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836443
eISBN:
9780824870904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836443.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates that from the very beginning of its relations with China, Tibet positioned itself as a peer state of the Tang, not as a submissive vassal to its Chinese overlord. Fostering ... More


From Ladino State to Ladino Nation: The Malformation of Guatemalan National Identity

in Ladinos with Ladinos, Indians with Indians: Land, Labor, and Regional Ethnic Conflict in the Making of Guatemala

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752138
eISBN:
9780804767774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752138.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter traces the emergence of a ladino-oriented national state from the renewed Spanish and mestizo colonization of Guatemala's indigenous western region during the eighteenth century to the ... More


Conclusion: Nuns and Wests Melding

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.14
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Nuns and sisters first entered into western regions as European immigrants and faced the same life-changing dramas as secular migrants. Because missions did not come with financial support from the ... More


Salvation in Writing and the Annex of Indian Buddhism

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 discusses how Sui-Tang Buddhist exegetes integrated Aśvaghoṣa, Nāgārjuna, and Āryadeva into broader efforts to redefine China as the epicenter of Buddhist enlightenment. This chapter ... More


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