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Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands

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Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands - Khan, Sulmaan Wasif, Professor
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"What Chinese policymakers confronted in Tibet, Khan argues, was not a 'third world' but a 'fourth world' problem: Beijing was dealing with peoples whose ways were defined by statelessness. As it sought to tighten control over the restive borderlands, Mao's China moved from empire-lite to a harder, heavier imperial structure. That change triggered long-lasting shifts in Chinese foreign policy. Moving from capital cities to far-flung mountain villages, from top diplomats to nomads crossing disputed boundaries in search of ...

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Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands 2016, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469630755

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Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands 2015, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469621104

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