Peoples of Eastern Asia, Volume 8
Marshall Cavendish, 2004 - Asia, Southeastern - 58 pages
Presents portraits of life in twenty-three East Asian countries, describing each one's peoples, history, economy, classes, religions, health, education, and cultural aspects such as food and drink, sport, music, dance, theater, film, art, literature, architecture, and festivals.
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