Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania
Provides a reference to the peoples of the Asia-Pacific region east of the Caspian Sea, not including the countries of the Middle East. Covers the major peoples that for a time maintained a cultural identity in the area, from ancient to modern times, describing their history, migration, culture, belief system, social organization, and relationship to other peoples.
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Contemporary Peoples with Entriesin the Book by Country
Historical Peoples with Entries in the Book and Their Dates
List of Individuals Featuredin Biographical Sidebars
Chronology of Asian and Oceanian History
20th century Aboriginal Afghanistan agriculture Ainu Altai ancestors Armenian Asian Australian Austronesian language Azerbaijan believed Bengal British Buddhist Burman Cambodia central Chenla China Chinese Christian clan colonial Communist communities conquered continued countryís culture dominant Dutch dynasty East economic empire ethnic groups fatherís Funan Further Reading Georgian Hephthalites highlands Hindu Hmong identity important independence India indigenous Indonesia Islam islands Japan Japanese Jurchen Kazakh Khan Khmer Khmu Khwarezm king kingdom kinship Korean Kyrgyz Kyrgyzstan land lineage live Malay Manchu marriage migration military Mongolia Mongols mountains Muslim Myanmar nationality northern origins Pakistan Pashtuns patrilineal Peopleís percent period Persian Philippines political population present ancestry Province Qing dynasty region religion religious remains Republic residence rice rituals River rule Russian social society South Korea southern Soviet Spanish Taiwan territory Thailand tion trade traditional tribal tribes Turkic United Vietnam Vietnamese villages western women