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Historical Bibliography

The books and articles referenced in this bibliography provide historical and/or ethnographical data about Eastern Tibet, North-western Yunnan and Northern Myanmar. In most of them, information concerning the groups actually called Rawang/Dulong/Nu are very limited. As the names given to these populations have changed over time, the designations used in these documents vary greatly: Khanung or Khunung, Naingvaw, Nung, Kiutzu or Kioutse (for Qiuzi), Lutzu or Loutse (for Luzi) were the most common; Taron, Tourong, Térong (for Dulong), Anong, Melam (for the Nu of Gongshan) also appear in a few of them.

BABER, E. C., 1882, “Travels and researches in western China”, Royal Geographical Society, London, Supplementary Papers 1, pp. 1-152. (2è éd.: 1971, Taipei, Cheng Wen Publishing Company).

BACOT, Jacques, 1908b, “Anthropologie du Tibet, les populations du Tibet sud-oriental”, Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d’Anthropologie de Paris, vol. 9, pp. 462-473.

BACOT, Jacques, 1909a, Dans les marches tibétaines autour du Dokerla, Novembre 1906 - Janvier 1908, Bordeaux, Bibliothèque moderne (2è éd., Paris, Plon, 215 p.).
BACOT, Jacques, 1912a, Le Tibet révoltéVers Népémako, la terre promise des Tibétains suivi des Impressions d’un Tibétain en France, Paris, Hachette (2è éd. Paris, éditions Raymond Chabaud, Peuples du monde, 1988, 364 p.)

BACOT, Jacques, 1912b, “Les Populations du Tibet oriental”, Revue d'ethnographie et de sociologie 3, pp.203-210.

BAILEY, F. M., 1912, “Journey through a Portion of South-Eastern Tibet and the Mishmi Hills”, Geographical Journal, vol. XXXIX, pp. 334-471.

BAILEY, F. M., 1945, China-Tibet-Assam: A journey, 1911, London, Jonathan Cape, 175 p.

BAILEY, F. M., 1957, No passport to Tibet, London, Rupert Hart-Davis (éd), 294 p.
BARNARD, J. T. O., 1925, “History of Putao”, Journal of the Burma Research Society, XV, part. II, pp.137-141.

BARNARD, J. T. O., 1930, “The frontier of Burma”, Journal of Royal Central Asian Society, XVII.

DALTON, E. T., 1960 [1872], Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal, (Édition allemande: Berlin, 1875.) 2è édition, Calcutta, Indian Studies, Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyaya, 376 p.

DAVIES, Henri Rodolph , 1909, Yünnan, The link between India and the Yangtze, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 431 p. (2è éd., 1970, Taipeh, Ch’en Wen Publishing Company).

DESGODINS, Auguste, 1869, “Renseignements sur les fleuves et le système des montagnes du Thibet oriental, sur les races Lou-tse, Lyssous et Térong”, Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, 5ème série, t. XVIII, pp. 317-331.

DESGODINS, Auguste, 1873, “Mots principaux des langues de certaines tribus qui habitent les bords du Lan-tsang-kiang, du Loutzekiang et Irrawaddy”, Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, 6ème série, t. V, pp. 144-150. 

DESGODINS, C. H., 1872, La Mission du Tibet, de 1855 à 1870,comprenant l'exposé des Affaires religieuses et divers documents sur ce pays, d'après les lettres de l'abbé Desgodins, Verdun, Imprimerie de C. H. Laurent, 419 p.

DESGODINS, C. H., 1885, Le Thibet d’après la correspondance des missionnaires, Paris, 2nde édition, Librairie Catholique de l’œuvre de Saint Paul, 475 p. 

DUBERNARD, abbé [E.-J.]. & DESGODINS, A., 1875, “Les sauvages Lyssous du Lou-tze-Kiang”, (extrait d’une lettre de l’abbé Desgodins), Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, série 6, n° 10, pp. 55-66.

DUTREUIL DE RHINS, J.-L., 1887, Mémoire géographique sur le Tibet Oriental, extrait du Bulletin de la Société de Géographie (2ème, 3ème trimestre 1887), Paris, 125 p.

EDGAR, J.H., 1933-34, “Pygmies on the Salwin”, Journal of the West China BOrder Research Society 6: 52-53.

ERROL GRAY, J, 1894, “Diary of a journey to the Bor Khamti Country and the Sources of the Irrawaddy 1893”, Geographic Journal, vol. III, pp. 221-228.

GÉNESTIER, A., 1904, “Expédition en pays inconnu [lettre de M. Génestier, missionaire apostolique]”, Annales des Missions Étrangères, pp. 268-276.

GÉNESTIER, A., 1929, “La mission Loutsé”, Annales des Missions Étrangères, pp. 20-30.

GILL, W. J., 1878, “Travels in Western China and on the Eastern Borders of Tibet”, Geographical Journal , vol. XXXXVIII, pp. 57-172.

GILL, W. J., 1880, The river of Golden Sand, London, John Murray, 2 vol., 332 p.

GILLET, Sir Michael, 1969, Some walk along the China-Burma frontier, The China Society, London, 14 p.

GORÉ, Francis, 1923, “Notes sur les Marches Tibétaines du Sseu-T’chouan et du Yun-nan”, Bulletin de l’École française d’Extrême-Orient, 23, pp. 319-399.

GORÉ, Francis, 1924, “À la frontière Yunnano-Tibétaine”, La Géographie, 42, n° 5, pp. 597-609.

GORÉ, Francis, 1939 [1992], 30 ans aux portes du Tibet interdit, Paris, Hong-Kong, Maison de Nazareth, éditions des Missions-Étrangères, 390 p [2nde éd. , Paris, éd. KIMÉ, 401 p.].

GREGORY, John Walter & GREGORY C. J., 1922, “A note on the Map illustrating the journey of the Percey Sladen Expedition, 1922, in North-Western Yunnan”,Geographical Journal, vol. LXII, n° 3, pp. 202-205.

GREGORY, John Walter & GREGORY C. J., 1923, To the Alp of Chinese Tibet: an account of a journey of exploration up to and among the snow-clad mountains of the Tibetan frontier, Seeley, Service and Co, 321 p.

GRILLIÈRES, G., 1905, “Voyage au Yun-nan et au Thibet oriental”, La Géographie, 11, n° 4, pp. 285-292.

GUIBAUT, A. & LIOTARD, L., 1941, “Les gorges de la Salouen moyenne et les montagnes entre Salouen et Mékong”, Annales de géographie, 50, n° 283, pp. 180-195.

GUIBAUT, A. & LIOTARD, L., 1945, “Notes de géographie humaine sur la vallée moyenne de la Salouen”, Annales de géographie, 53-54, pp. 29-46.

GUIBAUT, André, 1938, “Vers le Tibet par la vallée de la Salouen”, La Géographie 69, pp. 37-43.

GUIBAUT, André, 1942, “Carte de la vallée de la Salouen (région des Gorges) de 25°25’ à 28°30’ L.N.”, Journal of the West China Border Research Society 1, série A, pp. 17-24 + carte.

GUIBAUT, André, 1967, Missions perdues au Tibet, Paris, éditions André Bonne, 262 p.

KAULBACK, Ronald, 1934, “Zayul and the Eastern Tibet Border Country”, Journal of the Central Asian Society, vol. 21, p. 435-444 (+ 2 cartes).

KAULBACK, Ronald, 1938a, “A journey in the Salween and Tsangpo Basins, South-Eastern Tibet”, The Geographical Journal XCI (2) : 97-122.

KAULBACK, Ronald, 1938b, Salween, London, Hodder & Stoughton, 331 p.

ORLÉANS , P. H., (d’), 1891, Les Missionnaires français au Thibet, extrait du Correspondant, Paris, de Soye et Fils, pp. 606-624.

ORLÉANS , P. H., (d’), 1898, Du Tonkin aux Indes, Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 467p.

PEAL, S.E., 1883, “Notes of a trip up the Dihing basin to Dapha Pani”, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 52 : 7-53. 

PRITCHARD, B.E.A., 1914, “A journey from Myitkyina to Sadiya via the N’mai Kha and Hkamti Long”, The Geographical Journal 43 : 521-535.

ROCK, Joseph F., 1947, The ancient Nakhi Kingdom of southwest China, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2 tomes, 554 p [Harward Institute Monograph Series 8 &9].

ROCKHILL, W. W., 1881, The land of the Lamas. Notes of a journey through China, Mongolia and Tibet, New-York, Century Company, 399 p.

ROCKHILL, W. W., 1894, Journey through Mongolia and Tibet (1891-1892), Washington, Smithsonian Institute, 413 p.

ROSE, Archibal, 1909, “The reaches of the Upper Salween”, Geographic Journal 34 : 608.

ROUX, Émile, 1897, “Aux sources de l’Irraouaddi”, Le Tour du Monde 3 : 193-276. (Trad. angl. White Lotus).

SANDEMAN, J. E., 1882, “The river Irrawadi and its sources”, Proceedings of the Royal Geographic Society, IV, p. 257.

SIGURET, J. (trad.), 1937, Territoires et populations des confins du Yunnan (Yunnan bianjiang di wenti yanjiu, Long Yun, 1933) traduit par, 2 tomes, Pékin, éditions Henri Vetch. Volume I, 307 p. & volume II, 1940, 349 p.

TEICHMAN, Eric, 1922a, Travels of a Consular officer in Eastern Tibet, Together with a history of the relations between China, Tibet and India, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 248 p.

TEICHMAN, Eric, 1922b, “Journeys through Kham (eastern Tibet)”, Geographical Journal 59, n° 1, pp. 1-19.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1912, “Through the Lutzu country to Menkong”, Geographical Journal, 39, pp. 582-592.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1913b, The land of the blue poppy, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 283 p.(2è éd., 1973, Paris, éd. Minerva, 215 p.)

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1921b, In farthest Burma, London, Seeley, Service & Co Ltd, 311 p.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1923a, “From the Yangtze to the Irrawaddy”, The geographical Journal, 62, n°1, pp. 6-20 

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1923b, The Mystery Rivers of Tibet, London, Seeley, Service & Co, 316 p.[Cadogan Books, coll. Plant Hunters, London, 1986]

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1924a, “Yunnan and eastern Tibet”, Journal of the Royal Central Asian Society, vol. II, pp. 124-135.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1924b, From China to Hkampti Long, London, Edward Arnold & Co, 317 p.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1933, “A naturalist journey to the sources of the Irrawaddy”, Himalayan Journal, vol. 5, pp. 46-57.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1934, A plant hunter in Tibet, London, Jonathan Cape.

WARD, (Captain) Franck Kingdon, 1949, Burma’s icy mountains, London, Jonathan Cape, 287 p.

YOUNG, E. C., 1907, “A journey from Yunnan to Assam”, Geographical Journal, 30, pp. 152-180.

Additional bibliographical items
(These documents contain some general information; topics are indicated in brackets.)
BRACKENBURY, Wade, Yack butter and black tea: A Journey into Forbidden China,

Algonquin Books, 1997, 224 p.[trip to the Dulong valley in 1993]
DENG Jiyao ; ZHANG Liu ; LI Xiwen (éds.) ; LIU Xiaozhong (trad), 1991, The festivals in the mysterious land of Yunnan : The festivals and traditionnals ceremonies of the minority nationalities in Yunnan, Kunming, The Yunnan People’s Publishing House, 271 p.[Dulong/Nu-rituals]

DESSAINT, Alain, 1980, Minorities of southwest China. An introduction to the Yi (Lolo) and related peoples and an annoted bibliography. New Haven, HRAF Press, 373 p.[Nujiang]

KUN, Shi, 1988, “Shamanistic Practices in Southwest China. Comparative Perspectives of the Minorities”, Temenos 44 : 121-135.[Dulong religion]

LAZCANO NEBREDA, Santiago, 1998, “La cuestion de la servidumbre en el sudeste de Tibet y regiones colindantes del Himalaya Oriental hasta la ocupacion China de 1950”, Boletin de la Asociacion Española de Orientalistas XXXIV : 221-237.[Drung-slavery]

LE BAR, F. M., HICKEY, G. C. & MUSGRAVE, J. K., 1964, Ethnic groups of mainland southeast Asia, New Haven, Human Relations Area Files Press, 288 p.

MAITRA, Asim, 1993, Profile of a little-known tribe (An ethnographic study of Lisus of Arunachal Pradesh), New Delhi, Mittal Publications, 312 p.

MILLER, Lucien (éd.); MILLER, Lucien, GUO Xu & XU Kun (trad.), 1994, South of the clouds : tales from Yunnan, Seattle & London, University of Washington Press, McMellan Book, 328 p.[Translations of tales from Chinese; Drung/Nu]

OLSON, James S., 1998, An ethnohistoricial Dictionnary of China, Greenwood Press, Westport.[Drung, Nung, Rawang]

RABINOWITZ, Alan, 2001, Beyond the Last Village. A Journey of Discovery in Asia’s Forbidden Wilderness, Washington, Island Press, 300 p.[Taron in Upper Myanmar]

T’IEN Ju K’ang, Peaks of faith - Protestant Mission in Revolutionary China, Leiden-New-York-Köln, E.J. Brill, 1993, 161 p.[Nujiang]

WILKES, Andreas, 2000, “Environmental Ideologies: Ways of Talking about Nature & People in Gongshan County, Nujiang, China”, Links Between Cultures and Biodiversity, Proceedings of the Cultures and Biodiversity Congress 2000, Kunming, Yunnan Science and Technology Press, pp. 41-51.

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