LES RACES DU HAUT-TONKIN De Phong-Tho a Lang-Son ; The Peoples of Upper Tonkin. Maurice Abadie, Lieutenant-Colonel d'infanterie coloniale.

LES RACES DU HAUT-TONKIN De Phong-Tho a Lang-Son ; The Peoples of Upper Tonkin

Paris, France: Societe D'Editions Geographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1924. Paperback. In French. Preface de M. Paul Pelliot, de l'Institut.
121 images on 44 separate plates. Paperbound signatures missing spine paper/label. 194 pp, including the table of plates. Some sunning and edgewear to paper covers. This copy bears the stamp (upper front cover) of Theodore Stern, professor emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, and the author of The Klamath Tribe: A People and Their Reservation. Very Good. Item #68762

Book opens with Physical Description of the countryside, followed by a Historical Summary and notes on the general distribution of populations in what was then known as Northern Tonkin, or the (French) colonized areas of Northern Indo-China.

Chapters divided into: 1) Le Haut-Tonkin (Northern Indo-China); 2) Le Groupe Thai (Tho et les Thai, Tho du bassin du Si-Kiang, Tho de la Rioviere Claire, Tho-ti, Thai blancs du Fleuve Rouge, Thai blancs de la Riviere Noire, Thai noirs, Nng, Nhang, Pa-y, T'ou-lao, Lu et Tribus diverses: Muong, Tchong-Kia, Kouei-tcheou, Lao, :Pen-ti-lolo, Lati, :Pou-piao-lolo); 3) Le Groupe Man (Man, Man-lan-ten; Man-ta-pan; Man-tien; MNan-quan-trang; Pa-seng; 4) Le Groupe Meo (Heu-meo, Peu-meo, Hoa-eo, Meo-mong-cha); 5) Le Group Lolo (Blancs et Noirs; Fou-la; Xa-pho;Ho-nhi).

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