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- Cornell University Press
- 1 Diagrams; 2 Maps; 26 Halftones, black and white
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The Battle for Fortune
State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China
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The Violence of Liberation
Charlene E Makley
This wide-ranging, keenly observed study provides a groundbreaking account of the highly contested process through which the Tibetan Buddhist region of Labrang became incorporated into the People's Republic of China. Drawing from thirteen years of...
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"Charlene Makley's The Battle for Fortune, the latest contribution to contemporary Tibetan studies, is a laudable accomplishment of her long years of ethnographic work with Tibetan communities in Qinghai Province... Overall, the book is a wellwritten dialogic ethnography-a solid addition to scholarship on the region as well as testament to consequences of modernization in a Tibetan region." * American Anthropologist * "This book foregrounds the worth of anthropological-qualitative research in studying development issues in China and elsewhere. Moreover, it promises a hope for anthropology with regards to its humanistic touch." * The China Quarterly *
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Charlene Makley is Professor of Anthropology in the Anthropology Department, Reed College. She is author of The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China.