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Author Sturgeon, Janet C.

Title Border landscapes : the politics of Akha land use in China and Thailand / Janet C. Sturgeon
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 255 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Culture, place, and nature
Culture, place, and nature.
Contents The production of border landscapes -- The production of marginal peoples and landscapes : resource access on the periphery -- The production of borders : sites for the accumulation and distribution of resources -- Small border chiefs and resource control, 1910 to 1997 -- Premodern border landscapes under border principalities -- Landscape plasticity versus landscapes of productivity and rule : Akha livelihoods under nation-states
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-243) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Akha (Southeast Asian people) -- Land tenure.
Akha (Southeast Asian people) -- Politics and government.
Akha (Southeast Asian people) -- Social conditions.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- China.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- Thailand.
Land use -- China.
Land use -- Thailand.
Landscape assessment -- China.
Landscape assessment -- Thailand.
China -- Boundaries.
China -- Politics and government.
Thailand -- Boundaries.
Thailand -- Politics and government.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005016162
ISBN 0295801735 (electronic bk.)
9780295801735 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)