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By Erica Fox Brindley

during this leading edge research, Erica Brindley examines how, through the interval four hundred BCE–50 CE, chinese language states and an embryonic chinese language empire interacted with peoples often called the Yue/Viet alongside its southern frontier. Brindley presents an outline of present theories in archaeology and linguistics about the peoples of the traditional southern frontier of China, the nearest kinfolk at the mainland to sure later Southeast Asian and Polynesian peoples. via research of warring states and early Han textual assets, she indicates how representations of chinese language and Yue id at all times fed upon, and infrequently grew out of, a two-way means of centering the self whereas de-centering the opposite. analyzing rebellions, pivotal ruling figures from numerous Yue states, and key moments of Yue service provider, Brindley demonstrates the complexities desirous about identification formation and cultural hybridization within the historical international and highlights the ancestry of cultures now linked to southern China and Vietnam.

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