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Ethnic groups of Laos

Joachim Schliesinger

Ethnic groups of Laos

by Joachim Schliesinger

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Published by White Lotus Press in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJoachim Schliesinger.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-4>, plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18005545M
ISBN 109744800321, 9744800364, 9744800372, 9744800313
LC Control Number2007316559

Crescent Moon Over Laos is a travel memoir from Mark Boyter’s day trip in Laos in , not long after the border was re-opened for foreign visitors. Boyter taught English and studied meditation in Japan and spent time in Thailand before embarking towards Laos. Throughout the book, Boyter reflects on his life and considers what he wants for the future. Luang Prabang People, Tribes & Ethnic groups Laos is one of the most depopulated countries in South-East Asia with nearly 5 million inhabitants (17 inhabitants per km2). Laos has about 80 ethnic groups that can be grouped into 4 families. Each of them speaks their .

A listing, photos, maps and graphs of the ethnic people groups of Laos including language, progress scale, percent Evangelical and Professing Christian, and primary religion for each people group. The main reason it is such a culturally rich part of the world to visit is down to the intricate web of ethnic minorities in Myanmar. The country borders five different nations of Southeast Asia (India, Bangladesh, China, Laos, and Thailand), not to mention the vast Bay of .

The development of national classifications of ethnic groups by the Lao government is presented up to the latest census of All major ethnic groups are listed according to their languages. Finally, a short introduction to the history of the region as well as an overview of the environment, the agricultural economy, customs and practices of Author: Joachim Schliesinger. By contrast, in all the neighbouring countries the dominant ethnic group – Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Cambodian, Burmese – make up 80 per cent of the population or more. The balance between the different ethnic groups in Laos is therefore unusual, with political attractions to particular ways of drawing the ethnic map.


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Ethnic groups of Laos by Joachim Schliesinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ethnic Groups of Laos The government identified ethnic groups in the 47 main ethnicities in the country when they did the census. The list was revised by the LFNC (Lao-Front for National Construction) to include 49 ethnicities with more than ethnic groups.

These ethnic groups speak about 82 distinct : Geoffrey Migiro. The term ethnic minorities is used by some to classify the non-Lao ethnic groups, while the term indigenous peoples is not used by the Lao PDR.

These ethnic groups speak a total of 82 distinct living languages. Mon-Khmer. Aheu (population of approximately 1, in Bolikhamxai Province) Alak (population of approximately 4, in southern.

Like many of its neighboring countries, the ethnic make-up of Laos is a fairly complex matter. According to the Lao Front for National Construction, there are ethnic groups in total, divided up into 49 ethnicities. However, experts believe that the real number of ethnic groups is much, much higher, at something like different ethnic groups.

This entry provides an ordered listing of ethnic groups starting with the largest and normally includes the percent of total population. By Country Listing of the values for the Ethnic groups field the Laos Government officially recognizes 49 ethnic groups, but the total number of ethnic groups is estimated to be well over Latvia.

The people, tribes and ethnic groups of Laos With nearly 5 million inhabitants on an area half the size of France, Laos is one of the least populated countries in S.E. Asia (17 inhabitants per km2).

Laos counts about 80 ethnical groups which can be grouped into 4 families. Booklets on Ethnic Groups in Laos. 9 May Ethnic minorities and indigenous people; No Ethnic Family Document Description; 1: Chine-Tibet: The Identity of Akha Ethnic Group, Download ( MB, Lao) 2: The Identity of Pounoy Ethnic.

In Laos nowadays, there Ethnic groups of Laos book still many ethnic groups existing with diverse culture and custom. Whenever you have a chance to visit Laotian ethnic group, often on a Laos Tour to visit, they will definitely take you to the higher area of Laos Theung and Laos Seung, but not the low land where Laos Loum lives.

Here is the list of some typical ethnic groups of these two Laotian groups which will. List of ethnic groups in Nepal by population. The population wise ranking of Nepalese castes/ethnic groups as per Nepal census.

Rank Caste/Ethnic groups Broad Ethnic Category Population () Percentage (%) 1 Kshetri/Chhetri: Khas 4, % 2 Brahmin-Hill/Bahun: Khas 3, % 3 Magar. Ethnic Groups of Laos, Volume #1: Introduction and Overview Schliesinger, J. Ethnic Groups: General Ethnic Groups Cursory history of Laos with an emphasis on ethnicity.

Offers a history of the classification of ethnic groups in Laos. Ethnic Groups Akha General Ethnic Studies. Ethnic Groups of Laos – Introduction and Overview contains reports of early French encounters with ethnic groups as well as more recent studies by professional anthropologists and linguists.

The development of national classifications of ethnic groups by the Lao government is presented up to the latest census of Ethnic Groups of Laos. Laos is the home of many ethnic groups. The Khmu are believed to have been the first people to settle here, and are the largest ethnic minority.

The Hmong, today, can be found in many parts of the world, but a large number still live. According to the government's census, 49 ethnic groups live in Laos. Ethnic groups of Laos. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Schliesinger, Joachim.

Ethnic groups of Laos. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joachim Schliesinger. For the purposes of the census, the government of Laos recognized ethnic groups within 47 main ethnicities.

[9] whereas the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) recently revised the list to include 49 ethnicities consisting of over ethnic groups. When originally published in Norway, Ethnic Groups and Boundaries marked the transition to a new era of ethnic studies.

Today this much-cited classic is regarded as the seminal volume from which stems much current anthropological thinking about ethnicity. Ethnic Groups and Boundaries opens with Barths invaluable thirty-page essay that introduces students to important theoretical issues in the.

For the purposes of the census, the government of Laos recognized ethnic groups within 47 main ethnicities. whereas the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) recently revised the list to include 49 ethnicities consisting of over ethnic groups.

Ethnic groups and languages. Laos is an ethnically and linguistically diverse country. The official language of Laos is Lao, although various foreign languages have often been used by the elite. French was once the language of the Lao upper classes and of.

Ethnic groups in Laos. Related topics. Chinese music (3) Music of China (3) Ethnic groups in Vietnam (2) Ethnic groups officially recognized by China (2) Hani people (2).

LAOS ETHNIC MINORITIES. THE MOSAIC OF ETHNIC MINORITIES One of South East Asia’s most ethnically diverse countries, Laos has long defied the best efforts of anthropologists and linguists to classify its complex array of ethnicities and sub-ethnicities, many of which utilise several different names and synonyms given to them by the government or by other ethnic groups.

The little known cultures and cuisine of Northern Laos (Lao PDR) are showcased in the recipes of its local ethnic groups and Luang Namtha Province's premiere ecotourism lodge.

Eighty-eight dishes from Lao, Khmu, Tai Dam, Tai Yuan and Akha are presented in clear, simple recipes. The stunning photography of life and food preparation in village Reviews: Officially, the Laos government only recognizes 49 ethnic groups, with ethnic sub-groups, but does not recognize them as indigenous peoples.

The actual number of ethnic groups is thought to be much higher, as high as according to one United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report, or even on the basis of the distinct languages. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Thirty-Three Teeth (Dr.

Siri Paiboun, #2) by. Colin Cotterill (shelved 53 times as laos) Ethnic Groups of Laos: Sino Tibetan Speaking People (Paperback) by. Joachim Schliesinger (shelved 2 times as laos).between forty other ethnic groups”, as emphasized by the LPDR report.

The data dating from beforeyear during which the communist party took over power, established the number of ethnic groups in Laos to As to international organizations, they simply presented the Lao population as being divided in three main ethnic groups.For the purposes of the census, the government of Laos recognized ethnic groups within 47 main ethnicities.

[1] whereas the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) recently revised the list to include 49 ethnicities consisting of over ethnic groups.