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THE ART OF ETHNOGRAPHY: A CHINESE "MIAO ALBUM." Laura Hostetler. University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2006. Published in association with Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Studies on Ethnic Groups in China. 246 pp. with 179 ills. (16 col.). 24 x 16 cm. LC 2005-24390 ISBN 0295985437 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-295-98543-5 Paperbound reprint (ISBN 978-0-295-98616-6) available Spring 2007 at $22.50. Prefaced by a substantial scholarly essay, this volume presents a fully illustrated and annotated translation of an anonymously authored "Miao album" (ca. 1800), a Qing dynasty literary genre that used prose, poetry and detailed illustrations to represent "barbarous" minority ethnic groups living under imperial control in frontier regions of southwest China.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — China — Drawing and Watercolor, Painting
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 118897
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