The Resource Ancient China and the Yue : perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE, Erica Fox Brindley

Ancient China and the Yue : perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE, Erica Fox Brindley

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Ancient China and the Yue : perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE
Title
Ancient China and the Yue
Title remainder
perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE
Statement of responsibility
Erica Fox Brindley
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Language
eng
Summary
"In this innovative study, Erica Brindley examines how, during the period 400 BCE-50 CE, Chinese states and an embryonic Chinese empire interacted with peoples referred to as the Yue/Viet along its southern frontier. Brindley provides an overview of current theories in archaeology and linguistics concerning the peoples of the ancient southern frontier of China, the closest relations on the mainland to certain later Southeast Asian and Polynesian peoples. Through analysis of Warring States and early Han textual sources, she shows how representations of Chinese and Yue identity invariably fed upon, and often grew out of, a two-way process of centering the self while de-centering the other. Examining rebellions, pivotal ruling figures from various Yue states, and key moments of Yue agency, Brindley demonstrates the complexities involved in identity formation and cultural hybridization in the ancient world and highlights the ancestry of cultures now associated with southern China and Vietnam"--
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1971-
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Brindley, Erica
Dewey number
303.48/231059709014
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS 793 .S644 B75 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • China, Southeast
  • Ethnicity
  • Cultural fusion
  • China, Southeast
  • Vietnam
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Nomads
  • China
  • China
  • Warring States (China : 403-221 B.C.)
  • Cultural fusion
  • Ethnic relations
  • Ethnicity
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Han Dynasty (China)
  • Indigenous peoples
  • International relations
  • Nomads
  • China
  • China, Southeast
  • Vietnam
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Ancient China and the Yue : perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE, Erica Fox Brindley
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Orientations : Definitions and Disciplinary Discussions -- Who were the Yue? -- 2. Linguistic research on the Yue/Viet -- 3. The archaeological record -- Part II. Timelines and Political Histories of the Yue state and Han-period Yue kingdoms, c. 500-110 BCE -- 4. Political histories of the Yue state and Han-period Yue kingdoms, c. 500-110 BCE -- Part III. Performing Hua-xia, Inscribing Yue : rhetoric, rites, and tags -- 5. The rhetoric of cultural superiority and conceptualizations of ethnicity -- 6. Tropes of the savage : physical markers of Yue identity -- 7. Savage landscapes and magical objects -- Part IV. Performing Yue : political drama, intrigue, and armed resistance -- 8. Yue identity as political masquerade and ritual modeling -- 9. Yue identity as armed resistance to the Han imperium
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 279 pages
Isbn
9781107084780
Lccn
2015021132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)916408280
  • (OCoLC)ocn916408280
Label
Ancient China and the Yue : perceptions and identities on the southern frontier, c. 400 BCE-50 CE, Erica Fox Brindley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Orientations : Definitions and Disciplinary Discussions -- Who were the Yue? -- 2. Linguistic research on the Yue/Viet -- 3. The archaeological record -- Part II. Timelines and Political Histories of the Yue state and Han-period Yue kingdoms, c. 500-110 BCE -- 4. Political histories of the Yue state and Han-period Yue kingdoms, c. 500-110 BCE -- Part III. Performing Hua-xia, Inscribing Yue : rhetoric, rites, and tags -- 5. The rhetoric of cultural superiority and conceptualizations of ethnicity -- 6. Tropes of the savage : physical markers of Yue identity -- 7. Savage landscapes and magical objects -- Part IV. Performing Yue : political drama, intrigue, and armed resistance -- 8. Yue identity as political masquerade and ritual modeling -- 9. Yue identity as armed resistance to the Han imperium
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 279 pages
Isbn
9781107084780
Lccn
2015021132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)916408280
  • (OCoLC)ocn916408280

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