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Author Herman, John E., 1957-
Title Amid the clouds and mist : China's colonization of Guizhou, 1200-1700 / John E. Herman.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2007.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DS793.K8 H47 2007    AVAILABLE  
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 293
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 293.
Subject Yi (Chinese people) -- China -- Guizhou Sheng -- History.
Guizhou Sheng (China) -- History.
Add Title China's colonization of Guizhou, 1200-1700
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DS793.K8 H47 2007    AVAILABLE  
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 293
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 293.
Subject Yi (Chinese people) -- China -- Guizhou Sheng -- History.
Guizhou Sheng (China) -- History.
Add Title China's colonization of Guizhou, 1200-1700
Description x, 344 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-299) and index.
Contents Introduction: Revisiting China's March Toward the Tropics -- A Southern Kingdom, Mu'ege -- The Mongol Conquest of China's Southwest Frontier -- Mu'ege During the Yuan-Ming Transition -- The Periphery Within -- To Reclaim Our Ancestors' Glory -- Trampled Earth.
ISBN 9780674025912 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
0674025911 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 122425211
Table of Contents
 Maps and Figures 
 Dates of Selected Eras 
 Weights and Measures 
 Introduction1
 Revisiting China's March Toward the Tropics3
 New Sources, New Narratives: The Nasu Yi of Guizhou6
 Ming China's Southwest Frontier8
 Ming Sinicization of the Southwest: A Different Perspective12
 Organization of the Book15
1A Southern Kingdom, Mu'ege19
 The Physical Setting: Shuixi21
 The Origins of the Mu'ege Kingdom24
 Mu'ege During the Tang-Nanzhao Wars28
 The Song Prelude: Mu'ege Under Assault39
2The Mongol Conquest of China's Southwest Frontier45
 The Mongol Campaign Against Dali47
 Sayyid 'Ajall Shams al-Din and Mongol Rule in the Southwest50
 The Final Piece to the Yuan China Puzzle: Mu'ege57
 Mu'ege Becomes a Pacification Commission62
3Mu'ege During the Yuan-Ming Transition71
 The Traditional Nasu Yi Administration of Shuixi72
 The Ming Enter Qian: Hongwu Meets She Xiang78
 Capturing Qian and Encircling Shuixi85
 Enclosing the Frontier: The Creation of Guizhou Province94
4The Periphery Within103
 Tusi Offices: Dual Sovereignty in the Internal Frontier105
 The Long Fifteenth Century117
 The Vanishing Frontier131
5To Reclaim Our Ancestors' Glory144
 The Ming-An Relationship146
 Shuixi's Changing Political Economy152
 Prelude to Rebellion: An Guoheng, An Jiangchen, and the Ming State in Guizhou158
 Origins of the She-An Rebellion, 1621-29171
 The Siege of Guiyang181
 Ode to Shuixi186
6Trampled Earth189
 The Ming-Qing Transition in the Southwest191
 Building a Fiefdom: Wu Sangui in Yunnan and Guizhou195
 Prince Wu in Shuixi201
 The Rebellion of the Three Feudatories216
 The End of the Shuixi Pacification Commission220
 Conclusion223
 Reassessing the Role of the State226
 Appendixes239
 Notes253
 Works Cited301
 Character List329
 Index335