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An introduction to Hmong culture

Author: Ya Po Cha
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presenting a holistic perspective of the Hmong way of life, this book touches on a spectrum of the Hmong culture, including traditions, customs, values, religion, arts, politics, and ceremonial rituals. The book features and explains certain Hmong words, phrases, and proverbs in the Hmong Roman popularized alphabet and in phonetic English"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ya Po Cha
ISBN: 9780786449514 0786449519
OCLC Number: 617425050
Description: vii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Hmong history --
Parents and their children --
Customs and values --
Cultural traditions --
Traditional weddings --
Traditional funeral services --
Belief system --
The arts --
Politics and leadership --
Where do we go from here?
Responsibility: Ya Po Cha.

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"Presenting a holistic perspective of the Hmong way of life, this book touches on a spectrum of the Hmong culture, including traditions, customs, values, religion, arts, politics, and ceremonial rituals. The book features and explains certain Hmong words, phrases, and proverbs in the Hmong Roman popularized alphabet and in phonetic English"--Provided by publisher.

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-this encyclopedic description of Hmong culture is refreshing. Highly recommended---Choice.

 
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