Negotiating Ethnicities in China and Taiwan

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Brown, Melissa J., ed.
Intro. by Stevan Harrell
China Research Monograph 46
1996. 295 pp.
ISBN 1-55729-048-2
$20.00

Contents

Foreword – vii
Thomas B. Gold

Preface – ix

Introduction – 1
Steve Harrell

1. Surnames and Han Chinese Identity – 11
Patricia Ebrey

2. On Becoming Chinese – 37
Melissa J. Brown

3. Taiwan and the Impossibility of the Chinese – 75
Hai Ren

4. Home and the Grasslands? Tradition, Modernity, and the Negotiation of Identity by Tibetan Intellectuals in the PRC – 98
Janet L. Upton

5. Who Are the Mongols? State, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Representation in the PRC – 125
Almaz Khan

6. Transgressing Ethnic and National Boundaries: Contemporary "Inner Mongolian" Identities in China – 160
Wurlig Borchigud

7. Being Hui, Huan-nang, and Utsat Simultaneously: Contextualizing History and Identities of the Austronesian-speaking Hainan Muslims – 183
Keng-Fong Pang

8. Hegemony, Agency, and Re-presenting the Past: The Invention of Dongba Culture among the Naxi of Southwest China – 208
Emily Chao

9. Representation and Negotiation of Ge Identities in Southeast Guizhou – 240
Siu-woo Cheung

10. The Nationalities Question and the Prmi Prblem – 274
Stevan Harrell

Character List – 297

Index – 305


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