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Far Eastern beginnings

Author: Olivia Vlahos; George Ford
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivia Vlahos; George Ford
ISBN: 0670307394 9780670307395
OCLC Number: 2089450
Description: vi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Land and life: The anatomy of a continent. The people come --
pt. 2. The old Asians: The Chukchi : a double life in the far north. The Ainu : mystery folk of northern japan --
pt. 3. Between China and the snowy wastes: Battle-ax people in the steppes : warriors, herdsmen, conquerors. The Northern Tungus : from Tiaga to Great Wall. The Mongols : the winning of half a world. The Kirghiz : transformable Turks --
pt. 4. China, heart and hub: Great China : a dynastic procession. Village China : the earth, the grain, the forefathers --
pt. 5. Between China and India: Tibet : the pillar of heaven. East by south : crossroads or source? People of the hills : yesterday and tomorrow. Hunting and gathering folk : a vanishing link with the past.
Responsibility: Olivia Vlahos ; illustrated by George Ford.

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Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia.

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