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Trans-Himalayan borderlands : livelihoods, territorialities, modernities /

de Smyer Yü, Dan. (edt.) ; Michaud, Jean (edt.)
Collation: 1 vol. (310 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm. Collection: Asian borderlands Édition: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press; copyright 2017.ISBN: 9789462981928 (rel); 9462981922 (rel).Contenu: La 4e de couv. indique : "The societies in the Himalayan borderlands have undergone wide-ranging transformations, as the territorial reconfiguration of modern nation-states since the mid-twentieth century and the presently increasing trans-Himalayan movements of people, goods and capital, reshape the livelihoods of communities, pulling them into global trends of modernisation and regional discourses of national belonging. This book explores the changes to native senses of place, the conception of border - simultaneously as limitations and opportunities - and what the authors call "affective boundaries," "livelihood reconstruction," and "trans-Himalayan modernities." It addresses changing social, political, and environmental conditions that acknowledge growing external connectivity even as it emphasises the importance of place"The societies in the Himalayan borderlands have undergone wide-ranging transformations, as the territorial reconfiguration of modern nation-states since the mid-twentieth century and the presently increasing trans-Himalayan movements of people, goods and capital, reshape the livelihoods of communities, pulling them into global trends of modernisation and regional discourses of national belonging. This book explores the changes to native senses of place, the conception of border - simultaneously as limitations and opportunities - and what the authors call "affective boundaries," "livelihood reconstruction," and "trans-Himalayan modernities." It addresses changing social, political, and environmental conditions that acknowledge growing external connectivity even as it emphasises the importance of placeContient: Adjusting livelihood structure in the southeast Asian massif / Jean Michaud -- The properties of territory in Nepal's state of transformation / Sara Schneiderman -- Trans-Himalayan buddhist secularities, Sino-Indian geopolitics of territoriality in Indo-Tibetan interface / Dan Smyer Yü -- Buddhist books on trans-Himalayan pathways : materials and technologies connecting people and ecological environments in a transnational landscape / Hildegard Diemberger -- Seeking China's back door : on English handkerchiefs and global local markets in the early nineteenth century / Gunnel Cedelöf -- Contested modernities : place, subjectivity, and Himalayan dam infrastructures / Georgina Drew -- Plurality and plasticity of everyday humanitarianism in the Karen conflict / Alexander Horstmann -- Beiing modern : livelihood reconstruction among land-lost peasants in Chenggong (Kunming) / Yang Cheng -- Tibetan wine production, taste of place, and regional niche identities in Shangri-La, China / Brendan A. Galipeau -- Tea and Merit : landscape making in the ritual lives of the De'ang people in western Yunnan / Li Quanmin -- In-between poppy and rubber fields : experimenting a transborder livelihood among the Akha in the northwestern frontier of Laos / Li Yunxia -- A fortuitous frontier opportunity : cardamon livelihoods in the Sino-Vietnamese borderlands / Sarah TurnerSujet RAMEAU: Ethnologie Himalaya | Ethnology Himalaya Mountains RegionSujet géographique RAMEAU: Himalaya Frontières | Himalaya Civilisation | Himalaya Mountains Region Civilization | Himalaya Mountains RegionType de document: OuvrageLangue du document: anglaisPays d'édition: Pays-Bas
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La 4e de couv. indique : "The societies in the Himalayan borderlands have undergone wide-ranging transformations, as the territorial reconfiguration of modern nation-states since the mid-twentieth century and the presently increasing trans-Himalayan movements of people, goods and capital, reshape the livelihoods of communities, pulling them into global trends of modernisation and regional discourses of national belonging. This book explores the changes to native senses of place, the conception of border - simultaneously as limitations and opportunities - and what the authors call "affective boundaries," "livelihood reconstruction," and "trans-Himalayan modernities." It addresses changing social, political, and environmental conditions that acknowledge growing external connectivity even as it emphasises the importance of place"

The societies in the Himalayan borderlands have undergone wide-ranging transformations, as the territorial reconfiguration of modern nation-states since the mid-twentieth century and the presently increasing trans-Himalayan movements of people, goods and capital, reshape the livelihoods of communities, pulling them into global trends of modernisation and regional discourses of national belonging. This book explores the changes to native senses of place, the conception of border - simultaneously as limitations and opportunities - and what the authors call "affective boundaries," "livelihood reconstruction," and "trans-Himalayan modernities." It addresses changing social, political, and environmental conditions that acknowledge growing external connectivity even as it emphasises the importance of place

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