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Ethnic groups of South Asia and the Pacific : an encyclopedia

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012.
Series: Ethnic groups of the world.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive guide to the Pacific and South Asia provides detailed and enlightening information about the many ethnic groups of this increasingly important region of the world. It provides clear, detailed, and up-to-date information on each major group in South Asian and Pacific Island countries, including India, Nepal, Indonesia, Pakistan, Singapore, Australia, Tonga, Samoa, and the Solomon Islands.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Minahan
ISBN: 9781598846591 1598846590 9781598846607 1598846604
OCLC Number: 776495108
Description: xiv, 403 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Aborigines --
Acehnese --
Ahmadis --
Ambonese --
Andhrans --
Assamese --
Australians --
Balawars --
Balinese --
Baluch --
Bamars --
Banjars --
Bantenese --
Bataks --
Bengalis --
Betawis --
Bhils --
Bhutanese --
Bikols --
Bodos --
Bougainvillians --
Brahuis --
Bruneians --
Buginese --
Cebuanos --
Chamorros --
Chams --
Chhattisgarhis --
Chinese (overseas Chinese) --
Cordillerans --
Dayaks --
Degars --
Dogras --
East Timorese --
Fijians --
Garhwalis --
Garos --
Gonds --
Gorkhas --
Gujaratis --
Hiligaynon-Ilonggos --
Hindis --
Hmongs --
Ho --
Hoas --
Ibans --
i-Kiribati --
Ilocanos --
Javanese --
Jummas --
Kachins --
Kadazandusuns --
Kanaks --
Kannadigas --
Kapampangans --
Karbis --
Karennis --
Karens --
Kashmiris --
Khasis --
Khmers --
Khmus --
Konkanis --
Kumaunis --
Ladakhis --
Lahus --
Lao --
Madurese --
Magars --
Maithilis --
Makassarese --
Malayalis --
Malays --
Manggarais --
Maoris (Cook Islands) --
Maoris (New Zealand) --
Mappilas --
Marathis --
Marquesans --
Marshallese --
Marwaris --
Meitheis --
Micronesians --
Minahasas --
Minangkabaus --
Minas --
Mizos --
Mons --
Moors --
Moros --
Muhajirs --
Mundas --
Muongs --
Nagas --
Nauruans --
New Zealanders.
Series Title: Ethnic groups of the world.
Responsibility: James B. Minahan.

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