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Unbounded loyalty : frontier crossing in Liao China / Naomi Standen.

Author/Creator:
Standen, Naomi, 1965-
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
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1 online resource (xiii, 279 p.) : ill., maps.
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Other Title:
Frontier crossing in Liao China
Subjects:
China -- History -- Liao dynasty, 947-1125.
China -- Boundaries -- History.
Ethnicity -- China -- History -- To 1500.
Contents:
Introduction
Part I. Borders, boundaries, and frontier crossers: concepts and background
You can't get there from here : rethinking categories
Fed or dead: notions and uses of loyalty (zhong)
Crossing boundaries and shifting borders: the first-generation Liao southerners
Part II. Working for the Liao: life stories
Loyalties in the borderlands: the founder and the Confucian
An emerging boundary: two approaches to serving the Liao
Drawing the line: redefinitions of loyalty
Conclusion: locating borders: then, now, and in between
Appendix: frontier crossings.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
ISBN:
9780824865351 (electronic bk.)
0824865359 (electronic bk.)
0824829832 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824829834 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99982783999
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Restricted for use by site license.