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作者 Pau, Pum Khan, author
書名 Indo-Burma frontier and the making of the Chin Hills : empire and resistance / Pum Khan Pau
出版項 Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
©2020
國際標準書號 9781138384606 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  DS530.8.C45 P38 2020    到期 07-05-21    30560400676810
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  959.104 P323    在架上    30550100683166
說明 xvi, 243 pages : maps ; 25 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Situating Indo-Burma frontier within the larger context of British imperial policy -- Frontier policy : problem of the Arakan frontier -- Manipur frontier : Kamhau-Sukte and Meitei relations -- Colonial penetration : explorations, expeditions and resistance -- Colonial policy backfired : disarmament and resistance -- Administrative developments : "indirect rule" and the making of colonial "agents" -- The Chin Hills district : towards consolidation
"This book examines the British colonial expansion in the so-called 'unadministered' hill tracts of the Indo-Burma frontier and the change of colonial policy from non-intervention to intervention. The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824-26), which resulted in the British annexation of the North-Eastern Frontier of Bengal and extension of its sway over Arakan and Manipur frontiers, and closes with the separation of Burma from India in 1937. The volume documents the resistance of the indigenous hill peoples to colonial penetration; administrative policies such as disarmament; subjugation of the local chiefs under a colonial legal framework and its impact; standardization of 'Chin' as an ethnic category for the fragmented tribes and sub-tribes; and the creation and consolidation of the Chin Hills District as a political entity to provide an extensive account of British relations with the indigenous Chin/Zo community from 1824 to 1935. By situating these within the larger context of British imperial policy, the book makes a critical analysis of the British approach towards the Indo-Burma frontier. With its coverage of key archival sources and literature, this book will interest scholars and researchers in modern Indian history, military history, colonial history, British history, South Asian history, and Southeast Asian history"-- Provided by publisher
鏈接 eBook version: 9780429324703
主題 Anti-imperialist movements -- Burma
Chin (Southeast Asian people) -- History
Chin State (Burma) -- History
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Boundaries
Burma -- Boundaries -- India
India -- Boundaries -- Burma
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