Cowboys And Cultivators: The Chinese Of Inner Mongolia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Cowboys And Cultivators

The Chinese Of Inner Mongolia, 1st Edition

By Burton Pasternak


284 pages

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This book is about Han Chinese who dared to cross over the Great Wall of China, to make a life for themselves on the northern frontier. It compares family lives, the economy, and gender relations among Chinese herders and farmers of Inner Mongolia.

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction 1. Economy, Labor, and Family in Inner Mongolia Part Two: Cultivators: The Chinese Way 2. Chinese Farmers: Tranquillity and Middle Villages 3. Chinese Farmers: Economy and Society 4. People of Tranquillity 5. More Farm Households: Weak Labor Part Three: Pastoralists: Another Kind of Society 6. Chinese Herders: Sandhill and Great Pasture 7. Chinese Herders: Economy and Society 8. Pastoral Families: The Haves 9. Families at the Turning Point 10. Pastoral Families: The Have Nots 11. Conclusions: Ecology and Society on the Inner Mongolian Frontier

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General