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The Age of Wild Ghosts

Memory, Violence, and Place in Southwest China

by Erik Mueggler

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • World history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • China,
  • Social Science,
  • Yunnan Sheng,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - China,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Ethnology,
  • Social conditions,
  • Yunnan Sheng (China)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711022M
    ISBN 100520226232
    ISBN 109780520226234

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    The Age of Wild Ghosts: Memory, Violence and Place in Southwest China. More Info. Erik Mueggler. Publisher: University of California Press. Year of Publication: Location: Berkeley, CA. Transcultural Studies Program. South State Street Tisch Hall Ann Arbor, MI   Nantucket’s ghosts work alongside living islanders to face the challenge of development that guts old houses. One year after a tragic boating accident, the ghost of Mary Chase, dead over years, wakes in a windless, 21st-century : Blue Balliett.


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The main portion of the text focuses on the ts'ici system, which can be described as community obligation of hosting outsiders--often government officials/5. Here, people describe the present age, beginning with the Great Leap Famine of and continuing through the s, as "the age of wild ghosts." Their stories of this age converge on a dream of community—a bad dream, embodied in the life, death, and reawakening of a single institution: a rotating headman-ship system that expired violently under the Maoist regime/5(3).

About the Book In Erik Mueggler's powerful and imaginative ethnography, a rural minority community in the mountains of Southwest China struggles to find its place at the end of a century of violence and at the margins of a nation-state. In Erik Mueggler's powerful and imaginative ethnography, a rural minority community in the mountains of Southwest China struggles to find its place at the end of a century of violence and at.

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Raina Telgemeier has masterfully created a moving and insightful story about the power of family and friendship, and how it gives us the courage to do. The Age of Wild Ghosts (Paperback) Memory, Violence, and Place in Southwest China. By Erik Mueggler. University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: April 9, The age of wild ghosts: Memory, violence, and place in Southwest China. The Age of Wild Ghosts › Customer reviews; Customer reviews.

out of 5 stars. out of 5. 3 customer ratings. 5 star 17% 4 star 34% 3 star 49% 2 star 0% (0%) 0% 1 star I bought this book for a class, and found it very engrossing. Mueggler does an excellent job of his sharing deeply considered research, providing readers with a /5. InGhosts won an Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids (ages 9–12) and the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids' Comics.

As of the paperback version had spent several weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list under the category "Paperback Graphic Books."Author: Raina Telgemeier. > The Age of Wild Ghosts. 作者: Erik Mueggler 副标题: Memory, Violence, and Place in Southwest China isbn: 书名: The Age of Wild Ghosts 页数: 定价: USD 出版社: University of California Press 出版年: 装帧: Paperback.

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