Lak Chang [electronic resource] : a reconstruction of Tai identity in Daikong / by Yos Santasombat ; edited by Andrew Walker.

Author
Yot Santasombat [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Canberra : Pandanus Books, 2001.
Description
1 online resource (197 p.)

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Summary note
Translation of of Professor Yos Santasombat's fascinating ethnography of the Tai in Daikong, southwestern China.
Notes
Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliography: p. 167-177 and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Contents; Contents; Preface; Preface; Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Introduction; Historical Studies of the Tai Yai: A Brief Sketch; The Ethnography of Tai Yai in Yunnan; Ethnic Identity and the Construction of an Imagined Tai Community; Scope and Purpose of this Study; Chapter One: The Setting; Chapter One: The Setting; Daikong and the Chinese Revolution; Land Reform; Tai Peasants and Cooperative Farming; The Commune; Daikong and the Cultural Revolution; Lak Chang Today; Chapter Two: Agricultural and Economic Patterns; Yearly Agricultural Cycle
  • Chapter Two: Agricultural and Economic PatternsLand Tenure; Cooperative Work Groups; Animal Raising; Non-Agricultural Production; Household Income and Expenditure; Chapter Three: Kinship and Marriage in Daikong; The Family and the Village Community; Chapter Three: Kinship and Marriage in Daikong; Family Relations; Choice of a Marriage Partner; The Wedding in Lak Chang; Sex and Marriage; Family and the Life Cycle; Chapter Four: Political and Social Organisa
ISBN
1-74076-081-6
OCLC
475880380
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