Song and silence : ethnic revival on China's southwest borders / Sara L.M. Davis.

In the sunny, subtropical Sipsongpanna region, Tai Lues perform flirtatious, exoticized dances for an increasingly growing tourist trade. Endorsed by Chinese officials, who view the Tai Lues as a?model minority," these staged performances are part of a carefully sanctioned ethnic policy. Howeve...

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Main Author: Davis, Sara L. M. 1967-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2005.
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