Subject: Ethnicity

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In Search of Chin Identity: A Study in Religion, Politics and Ethnic Identity in Burma

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Lian H. Sakhong 2003 Prior to British annexation in 1896, Chinram was an independent country ruled by traditional tribal and local chiefs. Annexation saw the land divided between India and Burma and Chin society abruptly transformed, not least by the arrival of Christian missionaries. The conversion of the Chin to Christianity from traditional locally based […]

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Clouds over Tianshan: Essays on Social Disturbance in Xinjiang in the 1940’s

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David D. Wang 1999 The 1940s saw the outbreak of the so-called Yili rebellion which led to the collapse of Chinese state authority over a wide area of Xinjiang in the chaotic years of the later 1940s. Much of the story has been told before but what is especially interesting here is Wang’s demonstration that […]

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Clouds over Tianshan: Essays on Social Disturbance in Xinjiang in the 1940’s

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David D. Wang 1999 The 1940s saw the outbreak of the so-called Yili rebellion which led to the collapse of Chinese state authority over a wide area of Xinjiang in the chaotic years of the later 1940s. Much of the story has been told before but what is especially interesting here is Wang’s demonstration that […]

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Exploring Ethnic Diversity in Burma

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Mikael Gravers (ed) 2006 While the image of modern Myanmar/Burma tends to be couched in human rights terms – and especially of a heroic Aung San Suu Kyi opposing an oppressive military regime – in reality there are several conflicts with ethnic and religious dimensions, as well as political and ideological differences between the opposition […]

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On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China

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Trine Brox & Ildikó Bellér-Hann (eds) 2014 Since 1949, Tibetans and Uyghurs generally have been perceived as the two most problematic members of the PRC’s great family of peoples and been the targets of ‘carrot and stick’ measures designed to facilitate their integration into the PRC. In recent years, a solution to the problem of […]

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