Unbounded loyalty : frontier crossings in Liao China /
University of Hawaii Press,
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- Part I. Borders, boundaries, and frontier crossers: concepts and background
- You can't get there from here : rethinking categories
- Fed or dead: notions and uses of loyalty (zhong)
- Crossing boundaries and shifting borders: the first-generation Liao southerners
- Part II. Working for the Liao: life stories
- Loyalties in the borderlands: the founder and the Confucian
- An emerging boundary: two approaches to serving the Liao
- Drawing the line: redefinitions of loyalty
- Conclusion: locating borders: then, now, and in between
- Appendix: frontier crossings.