Ethnic Groups of Laos
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Ethnic Groups of Laos by Joechim Schliesinger

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Published by White Lotus Co Ltd .
Written in English


  • Ethnography,
  • South East Asia

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13159228M
ISBN 109744800364
ISBN 109789744800367

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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 are 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.