Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Ethnology - 1002 pages
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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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Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania

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This A-to-Z provides a concise yet thorough introduction to the myriad historical and contemporary peoples of Asia and Oceania, excluding the contemporary Middle East. West, who holds a Ph.D. in ... Read full review

Contents

A
1
B
73
C
140
D
175
E
197
F
207
G
226
H
251
S
701
T
761
U
848
V
863
W
888
X
891
Y
898
Z
914

I
295
J
322
K
354
L
447
M
472
N
574
O
606
P
622
Q
680
R
682
Contemporary Peoples with Entriesin the Book by Country
919
Historical Peoples with Entries in the Book and Their Dates
923
List of Individuals Featuredin Biographical Sidebars
925
Religious Systems
927
Kinship Systems
929
Subsistence Systems
932
Chronology of Asian and Oceanian History
935
Bibliography
952
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