On the Economic Development of Tujia Ethnic Group Inhabiting the Wujiang River Basin Before and During the Five Dynasties in China



The economic development of Tujia Ethnic Group inhabiting the Wujiang River Basin has a long history, the earliest of which can be traced back to pre-Qin period. But the feudal rulers did not recognize the social progress, economic development and ethnic composition until the Five Dynasties following the Sui and Tang Dynasties, after which they strengthened the governance and management of Wujiang River Basin and promoted the development of the region. This paper will take the Five Dynasties as the demarcation point to review the economic development in this region.


Before and during the Five Dynasties; Wujiang River Basin; Tujia ethnic group region; Economic development

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/7394


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