MIT21A_226F09_q03

MIT21A_226F09_q03 - Sept. 16, 2009 3 Study Questions on...

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Sept. 16, 2009 3 Study Questions on Gladney 25-54; Nagel 19-33 1. What were your reactions to Gladney’s anecdote at the beginning of the chapter where a Hui refuses to drink from a cup that may have been used by someone who had eaten pork.? 2. We have several examples of markers of ethnic identity in these readings; discuss 3 of them. 3. Discuss the changes in meaning of the qing zhen pair of words. What do these changes suggest to us about ethnic processes? 4. Describe some religious prescriptions and restrictions you know about and compare them to two or three examples from Gladney. 5. Compare how the Han tend to see the Hui to how the Hui see themselves. Provide another example of “insider” views juxtaposed with “outsider” views of an ethnic group. 6. Discuss the examples Gladney presents of how the descendants of Muslim merchants and other Muslims who came to be known as Hui adapted to local customs. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2.158 taught by Professor Ericajames during the Spring '03 term at MIT.

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MIT21A_226F09_q03 - Sept. 16, 2009 3 Study Questions on...

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