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Mother of Writing : The Origin and Development of a Hmong Messianic Script
Mother of Writing The Origin and Development of a Hmong Messianic Script
Author: William A. Smalley, Chia Koua Vang, Gnia Yee Yang
In February of 1971, in the Laotian village of Nam Chia, a forty-one year old farmer named Shong Lue Yang was assassinated by government soldiers. Shong Lue claimed to have been descended of God and given the mission of delivering the first true Hmong alphabet. Many believed him to be the Hmong people's long-awaited messiah, and his thousands of...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226762869
ISBN-10: 0226762866
Publication Date: 5/15/1990
Pages: 229
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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