Conflict, community, and the state in late imperial Sichuan : making local justice

Javers, Quinn D. author

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Notes

  • Based on the author's thesis (doctoral - Stanford University, 2012) issued under title: Conflict, community and crime in fin-de-siècle Sichuan.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • False accusation and vernacular maps : tools for shaping state power -- Local violence : kidnapping, sexual impropriety, and community discipline -- Family conflict: contesting and constructing local authority -- Economic disputes : social meanings and market-based exchange -- Conclusion : beyond the state
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