Hmong, History of A People

Hmong, History of A People

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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of the Hmong people, including their early settlement in China, their persecution by the Chinese, and their contribution to the war in Vietnam

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Follows the history and tradition of the Hmong people, from their early settlements in China through their contribution to the war in Vietnam. Details Hmong origins, their relations with other tribal minorities, and their alliance with the French in Indochina, and discusses aspects of traditional Hmong society such as opium cultivation, farming, and shamanism. Includes chapters on the Fall of Tonkin, Captain Vang Pao, and Hmong immigration in Thailand and the US. Contains b&w photos and drawings. Distributed by Paul & Co. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Cheney : Eastern Washington University, 1995
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780910055246
Characteristics: xii, 244 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm


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