Damrong Tayanin & Kristina Lindell 2013 This detailed and fascinating description of traditional hunting, trapping and fishing in northern Laos includes illustrations of traps, weapons, etc., an insight into rites and taboos pertaining to the work, and much more. First
Håkan Lundström 2009 Today, the Kammu are an upland people mainly found in Laos, Yunnan, Thailand, Burma and Vietnam. This people – who have retained their orally based culture through to the present day – provide an example of complex
Mette Halskov Hansen & Rune Svarverud (eds) 2009 In spite of the intense preoccupation with individual and self in modern Western thought, the social sciences have tended to focus on groups and collectives and downplay (even disregard) the individual. This
Ras Tind Nielsen & Geir Helgesen (eds) 2012 This intriguing volume explains why, after centuries of Western scholars studying Asia, Asian scholars are beginning to study Western societies in return. Responding to the rise of Nordic studies in China, Japan
Lian H. Sakhong 2003 Prior to British annexation in 1896, Chinram was an independent country ruled by traditional tribal and local chiefs. Annexation saw the land divided between India and Burma and Chin society abruptly transformed, not least by the
Uichol Kim 1995 A fascinating and cogent exposition of the individualism-collectivism debate.