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Hmong, history of a people

Autore: Keith Quincy
Editore: Cheney : Eastern Washington University, 1995.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : 2nd edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Though there are slightly more than six million Hmong worldwide, relatively few Americans know much about them. The Hmong people, who steadfastly retained many of their cultural traditions though they settled extensively in China, were forced to become perpetual migrants and montagnards, due to relentless persecution by the Chinese, who considered all but Chinese culture uncivilized. Most Hmong today live in China,  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Quincy, Keith.
Hmong, history of a people.
Cheney : Eastern Washington University, 1995
(OCoLC)605075078
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Keith Quincy
ISBN: 0910055246 9780910055246
Numero OCLC: 33132628
Descrizione: xii, 244 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Ch'ien-Lung's Revenge --
Origins --
Blond Hair and Blue Eyes --
Language --
Legends --
Savina's Interpretation --
Caveats --
Hmong Origins: Another Look --
Hmong in China --
Archeological Evidence --
Legendary Accounts --
Historical Accounts: Shang to Han --
Hmong and Haw --
Settling in Indochina --
Early Crossings --
Laos --
Vietnam --
Relations with Other Tribal Minorities --
Hmong Society --
The Hmong Village --
Farming --
Opium Cultivation --
Not Always Migrants --
Hunting --
Livestock --
The Spirit World --
The First Shaman --
The Shaman's Calling --
Journey Into the Spirit World --
Rites of Passage --
New Year Festival --
The Hmong and the French / Uneasy Allies --
Tax Problems --
Black Flags --
The Deceit of Bliayao Lo --
Pa Chay --
Touby --
Rift Between the Lo and Ly --
Supporting the Maquis --
Reoccupation --
Settling Old Scores --
Touby and Opium --
The Fall of Tonkin --
The Gcma --
The Terrestrial Dragon --
Arms and Munitions --
Chinese Reinforcements --
The Death of Chao Quang Lo --
The Invasion of Laos --
Vang Pao --
From Courier to Gendarme --
Officer Material --
The 14th Infantry --
First Command --
Captain Vang Pao --
Kong-Le --
A Hmong War --
Commander of the 2nd Military Region --
A Taste of the Modern Life --
The Fall of Pha Thi --
Master of the Plain of Jars --
Beginning of the end --
Hin Heup --
Resisters, Refugees, and Immigrants --
Resistance --
Hmong in Thailand --
Hmong in the U.S.
Responsabilità: Keith Quincy.

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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.  Per saperne di più…

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