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The Hmong of China: Context, Agency, and the Imaginary

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This first ethnography of the Hmong in China is based on Nicholas Tapp's extensive fieldwork in a Hmong village in Sichuan. Basing his analysis on the concepts of context and agency, Tapp discusses the "paradoxical ambivalence at the heart of Hmong culture." A paradox arises in the historical and ethnographic construction of the identity of the Hmong by conscious contrast with, and in opposition to, a majority Han Chinese identity at the same time that large parts of Hmong culture are shared with the Chinese and may be the ...

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The Hmong of China: Context, Agency, and the Imaginary
2003, Brill, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780391041875

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