Art of neighbouring making relations across china's borders

"Rising China"--The nation, the notion, and the buzzword - sparks dreams and triggers fears. Borders that were closed during the Cold War era have again become zones of contact and exchange. At the same time, security concerns remain high, territorial disputes still loom large. In this con...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Saxer, Martin (Editor), Zhang, Juan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press 2017, [2017]
Series:Asian borderlands
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Neighbouring in the borderworlds along China's frontiers / Juan Zhang and Martin Saxer
  • Section 1 Borderworlds
  • Bright lights across the river : competing modernities at China's edge / Franck Billé
  • Realms of free trade, enclaves of order : Chinese-built 'instant cities' in northern Laos / Pál Nyíri
  • New roads, old trades : neighbouring China in Nepal / Martin Saxer
  • Section 2 Neighbouring beyond proximity
  • Trading on change : bazaars and social transformation in the borderlands of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Xinjiang / Henryk Alff
  • A world of community of neighbours in the making : resource cosmopolitics and Mongolia's 'third neighbour' diplomacy / Uradyn E. Bulag
  • The mobile and the material in the Himalayan borderlands / Tina Harris
  • Section 3 Agonistic intensities
  • Odd neighbours : trans-himalayan Tibetan itineraries and Chinese economic development / Chris Vasantkumar
  • 'China is Paradise' : fortune and refuge, brokers and partners, or the migration trajectories of Burmese Muslims toward the Yunnan borderlands / Renaud Egreteau
  • Neighbouring in anxiety along the China-Vietnam border / Juan Zhang
  • China's animal neighbours / Magnus Fiskesjö