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In search of Chin identity

Lian H. Sakhong

In search of Chin identity

a study in religion, politics and ethnic indentity in Burma

by Lian H. Sakhong

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Published by NIAS Press in Copenhagen S., Denmark .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-274) and index.

StatementLian H. Sakhong.
SeriesMonographic series / Nordic Institute of Asian Studies -- no. 91
ContributionsNordic Institute of Asian Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23048295M
ISBN 100700717641
LC Control Number2008451834

  This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China’s recent socio-economic change and political agenda, 2) build a greater awareness of Chinese. Hearn, Maxwell K. & Chin-Sung Chang & Wen C. Fong - Wang Hui Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York () ISBN ISBN

Identity. From the Qin dynasty to the late Qing dynasty ( BC – AD ), the Chinese government divided Chinese people into four classes: landlord, peasant, craftsmen, and rds and peasants constituted the two major classes, while merchant and craftsmen were collected into the two minor. Theoretically, except for the position of the Emperor, nothing was hereditary. Mythical as it was, the location of ‘Chinlung’ was only imagined by some authors to be in Tibet (cf Pu Gin Za Tuang ), somewhere in China (cf. Pu Zawla ) or in Chindwin Valley (Pu Gangte) In Search of Chin Identity p 5, 9.

Download file to see previous pages He is resoundingly negative in his view of the world, and his search for an identity is constantly filtered through his dark condemnation of virtually everything and everyone around him. The facts of his life show that he is unable to stick at anything for very wrong: he drops out of several schools, is hospitalized in a mental hospital, and seems unable to.   In David Mitchell’s masterpiece, six nested stories take us from the South Pacific in the s all the way to a post-apocalyptic future, calling into question the meaning of personal identity.


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Publication of this book was assisted with economic support from the Swedish Research Council British Library Catalogue in Publication Data Sakhong, Lian H.

In search of Chin identity: a study in religion, politics and ethnic identity in Burma. - (NIAS monograph ; 91) 1. Chin (Southeast Asian people) - Burma. In Search of Chin Identity in Burma book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Chinram was once an independent land ruled by Chin chi /5(3).

Moreover, the church has taken a key role in the struggle of Chin liberation movements in Burma and India. Just how Christianity has provided the Chin people with a means of preserving their national identity in the midst of multi-ethnic and multi-religious environments is.

In short, Christianity provided the Chin people with a means of preserving their national identity in the midst of multiracial and multireligious environments. Written by an exiled former Secretary General of the Chin National League for Democracy, this is the first in-depth study on Chin nationalism and by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Ethnicity Theory, Linguistics and Chin Identity --The In search of Chin identity book of the Chin --History of the Chins --Chin origin --Chin: the Mother Lode of Zo Traditional Society --Historical and cultural background of the Chins --Traditional music of the Chin people --Imperative clauses in.

In short, Christianity provided the Chin people with a means of preserving their national identity in the midst of multiracial and multireligious environments. Written by an exiled former Secretary General of the Chin National League for Democracy, this is the first in-depth study on Chin nationalism and Christianity.

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This world was abruptly transformed in the early twentieth century, however, by British. Lian H. Sakhong is the author of In Defence of Identity ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), In Search of Chin Identity in Burma ( /5(4).

Chin people is one of the Tibeto-Burman groups and has migrated along the river of Ayeyawaddy. For instance, the history of Chin people was documented in the middle of the eighth century in Chindwin valley, Sagaing region in Myanmar.

Mostly, the Chin people lived in the mountains and Chindwin river basin, and did not go to war with Burmese people. 4 Identity has become a paradigm for the individual and for groups and nations in their search for safe ground in disturbed times. The term is defined in its most general form by Erikson: “the term identity expresses a mutual relation in that it connotes both a persistent sameness within oneself (selfsameness) and a persistent sharing of some kind of essential character with others.”1 Cited by: 8.

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Chin-Kee transforms into the the Monkey King, revealing his true identity. Wei-Chen is the Monkey King's estranged son, transformed. Transformation becomes a metaphor for cultural assimilation. The name "Chin" is disputed. During the British era, the British used the compound term 'Chin-Kuki-Mizo' to group the Kukish language speaking people, and the Government of India inherited this.

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