White Lotus. 6 x 8.5", 300 pp., b/w illustrations, paper, Bangkok, 2001. This overview presents comprehensive ethnographic introductions to the tribes found in northern Vietnam and China' Yunnan Province. A brief sketch of historical migration pattern and ethnic affiliations with tribes in Yunnan is provided and a systematic overview given...
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5.75 x 8.5", xiv, 264 pp., 13 b/w illustrations, appendixes, bibliography, index, cloth, d.j., New York, 1974. (o.p.; near fine).
New World Press. 5.5 x 8.5", xiv, 147 pp., 4 color illustrations, Sketch map of China front endpapers, cloth, d.j., Beijing, 1982. (o.p.; near fine).
Mapin Publishing. 9.75 x 11.25", 128 pp., 116 color photographs, bibliography, cloth, d.j., Ahmedabad, 2004. The Naga known for their cult of head-hunting have always been portrayed in exotic terms. More than 16 Naga tribes and subtribes, differing in their language and customs inhabit Nagaland. Their land, for centuries, was...
Harvard University Press. 6 x 9", xii, 280 pp., 8 b/w illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index, cloth, d.j., Cambridge, 2005. This book documents an Islamic-Confucian school of scholarship that flourished, mostly in the Yangzi Delta, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on previously unstudied materials, it reconstructs the network of...
M.E. Sharpe. 6 x 9", 251 pp., notes, bibliography, index, paper, Armonk, 1998. This new study, based on Chinese publications and archival materials as well as on recent fieldwork, provides an up-to-date treatment of Kazak history and culture, emphasizing their experience in twentieth-century China and their status today as one...
New York Graphic Society. 9.5 x 9.75", 254 pp., 109 color and 119 b/w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, paper, New York, 1986. (o.p.; fine). This book presents not only the evolution, materials, and techniques behind each craft, but also the ancient symbols and folktales, the rituals and celebrations associated with...
6 x 8.5", iv, 332 pp., bibliography, maroon library binding, Ann Arbor, 1973. (o.p.; near fine). A microfilmed doctoral dissertation, Dept. of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin.
University of Indianapolis. 6 x 9", 79 pp., text in English and Chinese, paper, Indianapolis, 2004. Study divided into 2 parts. First part on early Muslim life in China and highlights facts that Muslims underwent process of cross-cultural adaptation. Also discusses 1759 conquest of central Asian region of Xinjiang -...
5.2 x 8", 450 pp., some b/w illustrations, text in Burmese, Yangon, 1968. (some wear). Compendium of Chin history, culture, traditions, religions, clothing, etc.
5.2 x 8", 353 pp., some b/w illustrations, text in Burmese, bibliography in English, paper, Yangon, 1967. (o.p.; clear plastic over cover, vg). A comprehensive outline of Kachin customs and culture in Burma.
5.2 x 8", 350 pp., some color and b/w illustrations, text in Burmese, Yangon, 1970. (some wear). Compendium of Kayah history, culture, traditions, religions, clothing, etc.
5.2 x 8", 120 pp., some b/w illustrations, text in Burmese, Yangon, 1977. (some wear). A comprehensive outline of Mon customs and culture in Burma.
5.2 x 8", 350 pp., some b/w illustrations, text in Burmese, Yangon, 1968. (some wear). A comprehensive outline of Shan customs and culture in Burma.
5.5 x 8.25", 470 pp., some b/w photographs, one folding map, text in Burmese, hardboard, Rangoon, 1967. (o.p.; some wear). This volume documents the traditional customs of the Karen people.
5.5 x 8", 268 pp., some b/w photographs, text in Burmese, hardboard, Rangoon, n.d. (o.p.; some browning; pen notes in Burmese on back endpaper). This volume documents the traditional customs of Rakhine.
Media Transasia. 9.75 x 12.5", Second Edition, 227 pp., profusely illustrated in color, notes, bibliography, cloth, d.j., Hong Kong, 1981. (o.p.; near fine).
10.6 x 12.75", 244 pp., 184 color plates, text in Japanese and English, cloth, d.j., slipcase, Kyoto, 1982. (o.p.; sl wear to d.j., text near fine). Includes descriptions of each minority group throughout China. This volume lavishly illustrates the costumes of the Mongolian, Tibetan, Miao, and Uygur, as well as...
7.5 x 10.25",, xiv, 422 pp., 20 illustrations in color, 135 b/w illustrations and line drawings, 17 tables, bibliography, cloth, d.j., Taipei, 1968. (o.p.; some wear to d.j., text vvg). Weaving, pottery, vessels, weapons, textiles, headgear, ornaments, woodcarvings, boats, buildings and other objects are covered in this volume with many detailed illustrations.
Ningxia Renmin 宁夏人民出版社. 9.75 x 11.5", 457 pp., profusely illustrated in color, text in Chinese, textured boards, d.j., Beijing, 2008. Celebrating the art and culture of the Hui people -- one of China's most intriguing minority groups -- this volume provides an in-depth look at the multi-faceted character of the...
10.25 x 10", approx. 82 pp., fully illustrated, some in color, list of distribution of Chinese Nationalities, text in English and Chinese, boards, Hong Kong, 1972. (o.p.; vg).
5.00 x 7.25", 168pp, color illus throughout, text in Japanese, paper, Kyoto, 1981. A photographic inventory of various styles of traditional Chinese toys, including dolls, glass birds, masks, animals from ancient to modern times. Includes essays at the end.
Withithat Foundation. 5.7 x 8.3", 359 pp., numerous b/w illustrations, text in Thai, paper, Bangkok, 2001. A comprehensive history of the Xishuangbanna kingdom remotely situated between Laos and Burma. With a foreword by the last ruler of the kingdom.
White Lotus. 5.75 x 8.75", xxiv, 211 pp., illustrated in color, map, notes, references, index, paper, Bangkok, 2001. (o.p.; wear to cover, several creases to lower portion of index pages, text vvg).
University of Washington Press. 6 x 9", x, 284 pp., glossary, references, contributors, index, paper, Seattle, 2005. The essays in this volume analyze and compare what it means to be Hakka in a variety of sociocultural, political, geographical, and historical contexts including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Calcutta, Taiwan, and contemporary China.