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A people"s history of the Hmong

Paul Hillmer

A people"s history of the Hmong

by Paul Hillmer

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hmong (Asian people) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Hillmer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS509.5.H66 H55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677920M
    ISBN 100873517261
    ISBN 109780873517263
    LC Control Number2009034511

    A People's History of the Hmong. $ A Stone in the Soup: A Hmong Girl's Journey to the United States. $ we are dedicated to preserving and promoting the Hmong people through our large collections of Hmong arts, books and crafts. We're pleased to have the honor of serving you online through our secure website. Now, in A People's History of the Hmong, representative voices offer their community's story, spanning four thousand years to the present day. "This was the life of our Hmong people," remembers Pa Seng Thao, one of many who describe farming villages in the mountains of : Minnesota Historical Society Press.

    Hmong, ethnic group living chiefly in China and Southeast Asia and speaking Hmong, one of the Hmong-Mien languages (also known as Miao-Yao languages). Since the late 18th century, the Hmong alone among the Miao groups have slowly migrated out of the southern provinces of China, where about million still remain. See also China: People. Some. The Hmong language has a long and detailed history coming from a people in southern China that has existed for almost two thousand years. This rich language still remains today spoken by a wide range of people coming from this area and culture historically.

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Quincy, Keith. Hmong. Cheney, Wash.: Eastern Washington University Press, © (OCoLC) Hmong history of a people, Keith Quincy, , Social Science, pages. Traces the history of the Hmong people, including their early settlement in China, their persecution by the Chinese, and their contribution to the war in Vietnam. The Last Confucian Vietnam, South-East Asia, and the West, Denis Ashton Warner, , Indochina, pages.


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The Hmong live in China, Laos, northern Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma and are believed to be descendants of Hmong who originally migrated from central Siberia. This book provides a survey of Hmong history and culture and follows their early settlements in /5.

Over the centuries, the Hmong have called many places home, including China, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, and most recently France, Australia, and the United States. Their new neighbors, though welcoming, may know little about how they have come to these places or their views on relationships, religion, or art.

Now, in A Peoples's History of the Hmong, representative voices offer. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family from Houaysouy, Sainyabuli Province, Laos, the Lees, and their interactions with the health care system in Merced, : Anne Fadiman.

This is the first completely up-to-date Hmong history book ever written by a member of the Hmong people. It describes the earliest civilizations of the Hmong and Miao in China, and why some of the Hmong migrated into Southeast Asia in the early 19th century, particularly to Vietnam, Laos and Thailand; and how the Hmong of Laos were involved with the Lao civil war,2/5(1).

Product DescriptionA rich narrative history of the worldwide community of Hmong people, exploring their cultural practices, war and refugee camp experiences, and struggles and triumphs as citizens of new DescriptionOver the centuries, the Hmong have called many places home, including China, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, and most recently France, Australia, and the United States.

Hmong: History of a People is a detailed rediscovery of their saga, following Hmong history and tradition from their early settlements in China, up to and including much of their contribution to. “Hmong are Hill tribes that live in Kingdom of Thailand. These individuals are found principally in China, Vietnam, Laos and Kingdom of Thailand.

Hmong individuals have their own news channel from this one can get all the news of hmong individuals and their lives.”. Hmong culture has had an oral tradition for millennia, but the language itself did not even exist in written form until the s.

Compiled by famed author and storyteller Norma Livo and coauthor, 3/5(2). Get this from a library. A people's history of the Hmong. [Paul Hillmer] -- Based on more than interviews during under the auspices of the Hmong Oral History Project.

Several full-text interviews are available on the project's website. Hmong: History of a People is a detailed rediscovery of this saga, following Hmong history and tradition from their early settlements in China, up to and including much of their contribution to the. The Hmong (Miao) traditions and historical evidence indicates that they originated near the Yellow River region of China.

According to linguist Martha Ratliff, there is linguistic evidence to suggest that they have occupied some of the same areas of southern China for over 8, lia: 2, The author's reliance on an oral history approach takes this book away from the sphere of academic bloviating and puts it in a unique place where real world experiences are shared by people, and especially the Hmong, who were there.

"A People's History of the Hmong" is a must read for anyone who wants to better understand the relationship /5(6). The Hmong people date back to BCE. Before moving to the south of China, they resided in China for 2, years. Post the Vietnam war, they set foot in the.

People The Hmong in the United States, as well as those awaiting resettlement at Wat Tham Krabok, are members of an ethnic group from Laos, whereHmong still reside. Several million Hmong live in southwestern China, and there are approximatelyin Vietnam andin Thailand, with pockets of Hmong communities found in Size: KB.

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"This was the life of our Hmong people," remembers Pa Seng Thao, one of many who describe farming villages in the mountains of by: Now, in A People's History of the Hmong, representative voices offer their community's story, spanning four thousand years to the present day.

"This was the life of our Hmong people," remembers Pa Seng Thao, one of many who describe farming villages in the mountains of Laos.