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Back Book Title Nhà Rông Tây Nguyên = The Communal House of the Rông in Vietnam Central Highlands

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Nhà Rông Tây Nguyên = The Communal House of the Rông in Vietnam Central Highlands
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- Nguyen Van Ku - Luu Hung
- Vietnam
- The Gioi
- 9786047738182
- 2017
- 316 p,20.5 x 26.0
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The communal house of the Rong is one of the typical and unique cultural heritages of some ethnic groups in the Truong Son mountainous range - Vietnam Central Highlands, especially in the Northern area of Vietnam Central Highlands and mountainous areas of Quang Nam, Thua Thien – Hue provinces. The communal house of the Rong has many functions that are similar to the le ĐINH (the village communal house in Vietnam North Red River’s Delta), to the headquarters of the village administration, to the facilities of belief; religious activities, to the guest houses, to the clubs. It is possibly more than that, the communal house of the Rong also is the place where life experiences is transferred from one generation to the next, and is the center where the firm community ties are cemented. As in a special tour, this book in turn takes you through and stops at 66 communal house of the Rong, allowing you to take part in both their inside and outside life of the communal houses of the Rong. Readers can explore, learn, compare, reflect on the unique cultural nuances of this wonderful Central Highlands. The book takes us from one ethnic community to another, from village to village. At the same time, the book will show the richness and diversity of designs, of decorative motifs, of the structure of the house, and also help us understand more deeply the common characteristics which are identical in the long-standing cultural traditions of many ethnic groups in Truong Son mountainous range - Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen). The book also not avoided the new moves and challenges posed to the communal house of the the Rong in particular and the Central Highlands culture in general, giving the reader a chance to approach and think about introducing new elements, modern and manifold that are happening in real social life in this traditional land.

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