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THE TOWER OF FIVE GLORIES: A Study of the Min Chia of Ta Li,Yunnan. [Study of th
- London 1941, Cresset. Beige cloth, 280p., index, glossary, 31 b. w. photos, grammar, 3 maps, very clean, dust jacket in protector, 14.5 x 22 cm., sharp copy. FIRST EDITION Results of ethnological research carried out 1937-38, on the Min Chia or Bai minority culture. Covers ancestor worship, gods, magic and myths, family, home, foreign contacts & change. The life, customs & religion covered. The author lived among them during 1937-8 in Yunnan's Dali. He also includes a vocabulary of their language, never before recorded. * An excellent primary resource on this ethnic minorities of Y nnan. *
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