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History of the Hmong

£24.99

Product description

Very scarce book, first edition printed and published in Bangkok 1980. Green cloth hard covers, owner name on first free endpaper, binding is tight, text is clean. Dust jacket has edge wear and uneven sunning, d.j. is attached to a possibly original plastic protective layer which itself has edge wear and chipping. Written by Jean Mottin in Khek Noi, a Hmong village in northern Thailand, translated from French into English by an Irish nun Sister Mary Gemma Feeny. Numerous colour illustrations. The Hmong are an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. Hmong groups began a gradual southward migration in the 18th century due to political unrest and to find more arable land. During the Vietnam War and the Laotian Civil War hundreds of thousands of Hmong refugees fled to Thailand seeking political asylum. Many of these refugees were resettled in Western countries.

Item details

Added value:
Very scarce
Author(s):
Mottin, Jean
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1980
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
62
Publisher:
Odeon Store

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Very scarce book, first edition printed and published in Bangkok 1980. Green cloth hard covers, owner name on first free endpaper, binding is tight, text is clean. Dust jacket has edge wear and uneven sunning, d.j. is attached to a possibly original plastic protective layer which itself has edge wear and chipping. Written by Jean Mottin in Khek Noi, a Hmong village in northern Thailand, translated from French into English by an Irish nun Sister Mary Gemma Feeny. Numerous colour illustrations. The Hmong are an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. Hmong groups began a gradual southward migration in the 18th century due to political unrest and to find more arable land. During the Vietnam War and the Laotian Civil War hundreds of thousands of Hmong refugees fled to Thailand seeking political asylum. Many of these refugees were resettled in Western countries.

Added value:
Very scarce
Author(s):
Mottin, Jean
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1980
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
62
Publisher:
Odeon Store

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