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Author Song, Nianshen, author

Title Making borders in modern East Asia : Tumen River demarcation, 1881-1919 / Nianshen Song
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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Contents Introduction : a lost stele and a multivocal river -- Crossing the boundary : socioecology of the Tumen River region -- Dynastic geography : demarcation as rhetoric -- Making 'kando' : the mobility of a cross-border society -- Taming the frontier : statecraft and international law -- Boundary redefined : a multilayered competition -- People redefined : identity politics in Yanbian -- Conclusion : our land, our people -- Epilogue : Tumen River, the film
Summary Song examines the transformation of East Asia through Tumen River border disputes in a period of disaster, turbulence, and war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject China -- Boundaries -- Korea.
China -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
China -- Foreign relations -- Korea.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- China.
Korea -- Boundaries -- China.
Korea -- Foreign relations -- China.
Tumen River -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1316805557 (electronic bk.)
9781316805558 (electronic bk.)