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Author Cha, Ya Po, 1968-
Title An introduction to Hmong culture / Ya Po Cha.
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2010.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS509.5.H66 C48 2010    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS509.5.H66 C48 2010    AVAILABLE  
Author Cha, Ya Po, 1968-
Subject Hmong (Asian people) -- Social life and customs.
Hmong Americans -- Social life and customs.
Hmong language -- Terms and phrases.
Proverbs, Hmong.
Description vii, 207 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203) and index.
Summary "Presenting a holistic perspective of the Hmong way of life, this book touches on a spectrum of the Hmong culture, including traditions, customs, values, religion, arts, politics, and ceremonial rituals. The book features and explains certain Hmong words, phrases, and proverbs in the Hmong Roman popularized alphabet and in phonetic English"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Hmong history -- Parents and their children -- Customs and values -- Cultural traditions -- Traditional weddings -- Traditional funeral services -- Belief system -- The arts -- Politics and leadership -- Where do we go from here?
ISBN 9780786449514 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786449519 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 617425050
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction1
1Hmong History7
2Parents and Their Children22
3Customs and Values32
4Cultural Traditions47
5Traditional Weddings71
6Traditional Funeral Services101
7Belief System131
8The Arts165
9Politics and Leadership179
10Where Do We Go from Here?188
 References202
 Index204