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Death Rites and Chinese Culture
This essay argues for a modification of James L. Watson’s influential ideas on official cultural standardization via ritual in late imperial China. Focusing on Watson’s introduction to Death RitualExpand
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The Effect of RN Genotype on Pork Quality
The importance of quality attributes of fresh pork has become an important issue during the past decade. The interest in improving the color, water-holding capacity, palatability and consistency ofExpand
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Faiths on display : religion, tourism, and the Chinese state
Introduction Chapter 1: Spirit Money: Tourism and Pilgrimage on the Sacred Slopes of Mount Tai Chapter 2: Alchemy of the Ancestors: Rituals of Genealogy in the Service of the Nation in Rural ChinaExpand
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Consuming counterrevolution: the ritual and culture of cannibalism in Wuxuan, Guangxi, China, may to july 1968
People are eating each other, came the message from southern Guangxi to Peking in the early summer of 1968, as the violent phase of the Cultural Revolution was drawing to a close. When militiaExpand
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Contesting the Yellow Dragon: Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland, 1379-2009
Xiaofei Kang and Donald Sutton examine a garrison city and a pilgrimage center in the Sino-Tibetan borderland, tracing the dynamic role of religion and ethnicity in state/society relations from theExpand
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8 Contesting the Yellow Dragon in the Age of Reform: Local Initiatives and Responses
Xiaofei Kang and Donald Sutton examine a garrison city and a pilgrimage center in the Sino-Tibetan borderland, tracing the dynamic role of religion and ethnicity in state/society relations from theExpand
6 Opening Up the Borderland i: The Politics of Tourist Development and Environmental Protection
Xiaofei Kang and Donald Sutton examine a garrison city and a pilgrimage center in the Sino-Tibetan borderland, tracing the dynamic role of religion and ethnicity in state/society relations from theExpand
Violence and Ethnicity on a Qing Colonial Frontier: Customary and Statutory Law in the Eighteenth-Century Miao Pale
No less than in modern times, law under imperial systems can do many things. Its enactment can be a focus for bureaucratic debate and struggle. Its implementation may provoke bitter resistance orExpand
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