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By Erica Fox Brindley

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during this leading edge examine, Erica Brindley examines how, in the course of the interval four hundred BCE–50 CE, chinese language states and an embryonic chinese language empire interacted with peoples known as the Yue/Viet alongside its southern frontier. Brindley offers an outline of present theories in archaeology and linguistics in regards to the peoples of the traditional southern frontier of China, the nearest family members at the mainland to definite later Southeast Asian and Polynesian peoples. via research of warring states and early Han textual resources, she exhibits how representations of chinese language and Yue id continuously fed upon, and infrequently grew out of, a two-way technique of centering the self whereas de-centering the opposite. analyzing rebellions, pivotal ruling figures from numerous Yue states, and key moments of Yue organisation, Brindley demonstrates the complexities focused on identification formation and cultural hybridization within the old international and highlights the ancestry of cultures now linked to southern China and Vietnam.

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