The Slaves of the Cool Mountains. The ancient social conditions and changes now in progress on the remote South-Western borders of China. Alan WINNINGTON.

The Slaves of the Cool Mountains. The ancient social conditions and changes now in progress on the remote South-Western borders of China.

London: Lawrence and Wishart Ltd., 1959. [Biography] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp. 223; [1], blank. Publisher's black cloth lettered in gilt to spine, dust-jacket has printed price of 25s to flap. Photographic frontispiece, illustrated. Internally bright and clean, minor toning to edges of textblock, a few bumped corners, toning to dust-jacket, jacket frayed at head and tail of spine, small open tear to head of jacket. Very good. Winnington was a journalist and a writer; this book was written after his visit to China as a representative of the British Communist Party. It features the Norsu people, and the Wa and Jingpaw tribes and looks into the social organisation of their societies. His book 'Tibet' was also written about his time in China. Item #51457

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