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Title: The Yao : the Mien and Mun Yao in China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand
Description: Bangkok, River Books, (2002). orig.wrappers. 23x24cm, 277 pp. PAPERBACK. Weighs 1100 grams.. Textual photo illustrations.. Minor rubbing. VG. The Yao, a non-Han minority moved many centuries ago from the Yang Tse basin to southern China, Northern Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Their strong Taoist beliefs, seen in their magnificent paintings, helped them survive as a society with strong traditions, despite having no country of their own. Distinctive dress and silver jewellery also help to define their various sub-groups. This magnificently illustrated book, based on 12 years of fieldwork, covers all aspects of Yao culture" - publisher's description.

Keywords: Yao Ethnography, Southeast Asia, Mien Ethnology, Mun Yao, Ethnic History, Anthropology, Thailand, China, Laos, Vietnam

Price: US$ 79.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS023273I


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