Ethnic Groups of the World: Ethnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia: An Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Minahan, James B.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069017-1
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Image Count: 35
Book Status: Available
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This work provides encyclopedic coverage of a wide array of Central, North, and East Asian ethnic groups, including those in eastern Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China, Taiwan, Japan, and the Koreas. Arranged alphabetically by ethnic group, each entry provides an overview of the group that identifies its major population centers and population, primary languages and religions, parallels with other groups, origins and early development, major historic events, and cultural belief systems.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Achang
  • Aimaq
  • Ainu
  • Akha
  • Altay
  • Aynu
  • Azeri
  • B
  • Bai
  • Baluchi
  • Biao
  • Blang
  • Bonan
  • Bouyei
  • Bukharan Jews
  • Buryat
  • C
  • Chaunqing
  • Chukchi
  • D
  • Dai
  • Daur
  • De'ang
  • Dekasegi
  • Derung
  • Dolgan
  • Dong
  • Dongxiang
  • Dungan
  • E
  • Ewenki
  • G
  • Gaoshan
  • Gelao
  • Gin
  • H
  • Hakka
  • Han
  • Hani
  • Hazara
  • Hezhe
  • Hui
  • I
  • Itelmen
  • J
  • Japanese
  • Jingpo
  • Jino
  • Juhuro
  • K
  • Karakalpak
  • Kazakh
  • Ket
  • Khakass
  • Khanty
  • Korean
  • Koryak
  • Kyrgyz
  • L
  • Lahu
  • Lhoba
  • Li
  • Lisu
  • M
  • Macanese
  • Manchu
  • Mansi
  • Maonan
  • Miao
  • Mongol
  • Monpa
  • Mulao
  • N
  • Nanai
  • Naxi
  • Nenets
  • Nivkh
  • Nu
  • Nuristani
  • O
  • Oirat
  • Oroqen
  • P
  • Pamiri
  • Pashayi
  • Pashtun
  • Pumi
  • Q
  • Qiang
  • R
  • Ryukyuan
  • S
  • Sakha
  • Salar
  • Selkup
  • She
  • Shor
  • Shui
  • T
  • Tajik
  • Talysh
  • Tat
  • Tibetan
  • Tu
  • Tujia
  • Turkmen
  • Tuvan
  • U
  • Ulch
  • Utsul
  • Uyghur
  • Uzbek
  • V
  • Va
  • X
  • Xibe
  • Y
  • Yagnobi
  • Yao
  • Yi
  • Yugur
  • Yukaghir
  • Yupik
  • Z
  • Zainichi
  • Zhuang
  • Geographical Index
  • About the Author and Contributors