The Kam People of China

The Kam People of China : Turning Nineteen?

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The Kam are still essentially a 'hidden people' - very little has been published in English about them. This book aims to fill a gap in the English literature, by providing a comprehensive introduction to Kam culture. The conclusion looks to the future for the Kam people and their more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138863394
  • 9781138863392

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'The only comprehensive English access to Kam culture.' - Anthroposshow more

Table of contents

List of illustrationsAcknowledgementsAbout the AuthorsForeword Yang ZhengyinForeword Jerold EdmondsonForeword Colin MackerrasPrefacePolitical MapChapter 1. HistoryChapter 2. LanguageChapter 3. EnvironmentChapter 4. Society and PoliticsChapter 5. FamilyChapter 6. Daily LifeChapter 7. ReligionChapter 8. FestivalsChapter 9. Oral and Written LiteratureChapter 10. SingingConclusion: Turning NineteenNotesGlossaryBibliographyIndexshow more