Stock ID #178057 The Kachins. Religion and Customs. A. GILHODES.

The Kachins. Religion and Customs.

Calcutta. A. Rome at the Catholic Orphan Press, 1922. First Edition. Stock ID #178057

ii + 304pp, Head & tail pieces to chapter headings, original wrappers with yap edges chipped & worn, text block age-toned, still a very good copy of the first edition.

The foreword states: "In the North and North-East of Burma are found the savage tribes, which the Burmese and after them the English call "Kachins" The Kachins, comprise five principal tribes: the Marips, The Lathongs, the Laphais, the Nkhums and the Msrans." First published in 1922 this first edition is a record of the myths and tales of the Kachin peoples of Burma amongst whom the author lived. Chapters cover folklore, mythology and religion, culture, birth and childhood, marriage, death and obsequies, and diseases and their remedies.

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