En­cy­clo­pe­dia on eth­nic groups out

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

China has pub­lished its first en­cy­clo­pe­dia of its 56 eth­nic groups. The 15-vol­ume en­cy­clo­pe­dia has more than 45,000 en­tries and 6,400 color im­ages. It deals mainly with the his­tory, pol­i­tics, mil­i­tary, re­li­gions and cus­toms of the eth­nic groups. Some 1,000 re­searchers have been in­volved in com­pil­ing the en­cy­clo­pe­dia since 1997, ac­cord­ing to the ed­i­tor-inchief Li Dezhu.

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