By James S Olson
On the grounds that Deng Xiaoping's fiscal reforms begun within the early Nineteen Eighties, the People's Republic of China has rejoined international politics as an international strength. the rustic is probably going to develop into extra open and its inner politics will doubtless impact the remainder of the realm. With greater than 1.2 billion humans divided into hundreds and hundreds of ethnic teams, all ruled by means of the Han humans, China's politics and its international coverage are guaranteed to be stricken by ethnicity and ethnic contention. This publication is designed to offer librarians, scholars, students, and informed readers a prepared reference of heritage details for analyzing ethnic occasions in China.
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Bingzhous today can be found in central Shaanxi Province, particularly in the Taiyuan, Qingxu, Loufan, Yuci, Taigu, Qixian, Pingyao, Jiexiu, Lingshi, Jiaocheng, Wenshui, Xiaoyi, Shouyang, Uushe, and Yuxian regions. BIRAR. See EVENK. BITSO. See DAI. BIYUE. The Biyues (Byues) are an ethnic subgroup of the Hani* people of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Scattered numbers of Biyue people can also be found today living in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma). The Biyues living in the PRC are located in the far southeastern corner of Yunnan Province, between the Mengle and the Ailao mountain ranges.
BLACK YI. See YI. B’LAI. See LI. B’LI. See LI. BLANG. The Blang people are one of the officially recognized national minority groups in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Most of the nearly 90,000 Chinese Blangs live today in Menghai County, which is located in the far southwestern corner of Yunnan Province, bordering Myanmar (Burma). They can also be found in Shuangjiang County as well as in Jinghong, Yongde, Yunxian, Shidian, Changning, Lancang Lahu Autonomous County, Mojiang Hani Autonomous County, Jingdong Yi Autonomous County, and Jinggu Dai-Yi Autonomous County.
T’sou, D. , Language Atlas of China, 1987. BOKAR. See BOGAR and LLOBA. BOLUOZU QIANG. The Boluozus are a subgroup of the Qiang* people, who are themselves a subgroup of a larger cluster of Qiang-speaking people located near the Tibetan* frontier in northern Yunnan Province and northwestern Sichuan Province in the People’s Republic of China. BON. The Bon people are considered a subgroup of Tibetans* who live today in the Kham District of southeastern Tibet or across the border in Bhutan. The Bon pursue a subsistence lifestyle in remote Himalayan villages.
An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China by James S Olson