By Tenzin Jinba

The tale underlying this ethnography all started with the hot discovery and commercialization of the remnant of an old �queendom� at the Sichuan-Tibet border. Recorded in classical chinese language texts, this mythical matriarchal area has attracted not just travelers however the vigilance of the chinese language nation. Tenzin Jinba�s examine examines the implications of improvement of the queendom label for neighborhood ethnic, gender, and political identities and for state-society relations.

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