The Hmong: A Guide to Traditional Lifestyles

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Robert George Cooper
Times Editions, 1998 - Social Science - 166 pages
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Contents

Preface
9
History
13
House and Household
21
Lineage and Clan
35
Village
43
Hmong Identity
49
Courtship and Marriage
55
Economy
65
Communication with the Otherworld
111
Propitiating the Spirits
115
Shamanism
123
The Way of Death
137
Change
151
Selected Further Reading
156
Hmong Pronunciation Guide
158
Lexicon of Hmong Terms
160

Music Codes
81
Crafts
91
The Otherworld
103
The Researchers
163
Index
164
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