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Reading List

To members of the Tai family and Tai researchers:

If you want to study about the Tai world, please try to find these books from our recommended reading list:
  1. The Shans, by Charles S. Brant, Burma,1856. [In English]
  2. Introductory Sketch of the History of the Shans in Upper Burma and Western Yunan,by Ney Elias, Calcutta, 1876. [In English]
  3. Amongst the Shans, Archbald R. Conquhour, London, 1885. [In English]
  4. Shan Language, by Rev. J.N. Cushing, D.D., Rangoon, 1888. [In English]
  5. Thousand Miles On An Elephant in the Shan States, Holt S. Hallett, Edinburgh and London, 1890. [In English]
  6. Outline Grammar of The Tai (Khamti) Language by J. Needham, Rangoon , 1893.
  7. The Country of the Shans" by R.G. Woodthorpe, Geographical Journal, 1896. [In English]
  8. Shan and Siam, by G.E.Gerini, Asiatic Review, 1898. [In English]
  9. Hsenwi Chronicle, by James George Scott and John Percy Hardiman [eds.], Rangoon, 1900-01. [In English]
  10. "Shan Folk Lore Stories" by William C Griggs, Philadelphia,1902. [In English]
  11. Shans at Home, by Leslie Milne, London, 1910. [In English]
  12. A Shan and English Dictionary, by J.N. Cushing, Rangoon, 1914.
  13. History of Upper Assam, Upper Burma and Northeastern Frontier, by Leslie W. Shakespear, London, 1914. [In English]
  14. The Shans, Volume I, by W.W. Cochrane, Rangoon, 1915. [In English]
  15. English and Shan Dictionary, by Sai Kham Mun, Thaunggyi, Shan State, 1920.
  16. Ahom-Assamese-English Dictionary, by Rai Sahib Galap Chandra Barua, Calcutta, 1920.
  17. The Tai Race: Elder Brother of the Chinese, by William Dodd, Cedar Rapids, 1923. [In English]
  18. Ahom Buranji, by Rai Sahib Galap Chandra Burua, Calcutta, 1930. [With paralled English translation]
  19. Scott of the Shan Hills: Orders and Impression, by James George Scott, London, 1936. [In English]
  20. "Yunan and the Tai peoples" by Francis Kingdom ward Journal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1937. [In English]
  21. "Suttanta-pitaka" by Sao Kaw Lee, Moeng Pan, Shan State,1949, 3rd print. [In Tai]
  22. "Abhidhamma-pitaka" by Sao Kaw Lee, Moeng Pan, Shan State,1949. 3nd print [In Tai]
  23. "Vinaya-pitaka" Poem Style, by Sao Kaw Lee, Moeng pan, Shan state, 3rd print. 1949. [In Tai]
  24. Shan Language Teaching Book, by Khun Kham Khong, Thaungyi, Shan State, 1950. [In old Tai, English, Modern Tai and Burmese]
  25. "Khoe Tai Moeng Tai" by B. Paohank, Leng Pang Moeng Tai Press, Hsipaw, 1955. [In Tai]
  26. "Shanland's Grievances" by U Htun Myint, Thaungyi, 1957. [In Burmese]
  27. "The Thai Peoples" by Erik Seidenfaden, The Siam Society, 1958. [In English]
  28. The Shan States and the British Annexation, by Sao Saimong Mangrai, Cornell University, New York, 1965. [In English]
  29. "Ying Tsai Lee Hu" by Sai Marn Nok, Rangoon 1968. [In Tai]
  30. The Tai and the Tai Kingdoms, Dr. Padmeswer Gogoi, Gauhati University, Assam, India, 1968. [In English]
  31. Tai-Vietnamese-English Vocabulary, Jean Donaldson and Dr?u Ohi?h Nh?m, Saigon, 1970.
  32. Lao-English Dictionary, by Allen Kerr, Washington, D.C., 1972.
  33. A Handbook of Comparative Tai, Fang Kuei Li, University of Hawaii Press, 1977. [In English]
  34. Shan Records, Dr. Than Htun , Professor, History Department, Arts and Science University, Mandalay, 1977. [In Burmese]
  35. "The Tai and Their Belief in Khwans" by Dr. Bass J. Terwiel, South-east Asian Review, 1978.  [In English]
  36. "The Origin of the Tai Peoples Reconsidered" by Dr. Bass J Terwiel, Oriens Extremus, 1978. [In English]
  37. The Tai of Assam and Ancient Tai Ritual, Vol. I by Dr. Baas J. Terwiel, Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, 1980. [In English]
  38. The P?deng Chronicle and the Jengtung States Chronicle, translated by S?i M?ng Mangrai, For South and Southeast Asian Studies, 1981. [In English]
  39. The Tai of Assam and Ancient Tai Ritual, Vol. 2, by Dr. Baas J. Terwiel, Centre for South East Asian studies, 1981. (In English)
  40. The Old Thai or Shan Empire of Western Yunan, by E.H. Parker, China Review, 1983. [In English]
  41. "Shan Calendric and the Nature of Shan Religion" by Nicola Tannenbaum, 1984. [In English]
  42. Shan Chrestomathy: An Introduction to Tai Mau Language and Literature, by Linda Wai Ling Young, University of California, Berkeley, 1985. [In English]
  43. La Litterature Tai Khoeun, Tai Khoeun Literature, by Dr. Anotole-Roger PELTIER, Duang Kamol Edition, Bangkok, 1987. [In Tai Kh?n, Thai, English, and French]
  44. Shan for English Speakers, Irving I. Glick and Sao Tern Moeng, 1987. [In English]
  45. "The Ancient Culture of the Tai people" by Cheah Yanchong, 1988. [In English]
  46. Tai Dam-English, English-Tai Dam Vocabulary Book, Baccam Don, et al. Eastlake, Colorado: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1989.
  47. Tai Grammar, by Nomal Chandra Gogoi, Tinsukia, 1990. [In Tai] 
  48. "Kalasa Gr?a Dok" Kh?n Classical Novels, by Dr. Anatole-Roger PELTIER, Chiang Mai, 1990. [In Tai Kh?n, Thai, French and English]
  49. "A Brief History of the Nationality Dai in Yunan" by Ma Yao, in proccedings of the 4th International Conference on Thai Studies, Kumming, 1990. [In English]
  50. "Thailand and the Tai: Versions of Ethnic Identity" by Gehan Wijeyewardene, Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1990. [In English]
  51. "On the Relationships between Dehong Dai and Ahom Dai" by Zhao Hongyun and Ke Yuanxiuo, in proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Thai studies, Kumming, China, 1990. [In English]
  52. Religious Traditions Among Tai Ethnic Groups: A Selected Bibliography, Shigeharu Tanabe, Ayutthaya, 1991. [In English]
  53. An Exercise Book for Reading and Writing Tai in the Standard Thai Language, Rachabhat Institute, Chiangmai, 1992. [In Tai and Thai]
  54. "The Shan Case" by Khun Kya Oo, Published by United Nations, 1992. [In Tai, English and Burmese]
  55. The Dai or the Tai and their Architecture & Customs in South China, Liangwen Zhu, Bangkok, 1992. [In English]
  56. SUJAVANNA, by Dr. Anatole-Roger-PELTIER, Chiangmai, 1993. [In Tai Kh?n, Thai, English and French]
  57. Nam Ruk, 11th Conference, Eastern Tai Literary Association, Assam, India, 1994. [In English and Tai Ahom]
  58. Shan-English Dictionary, Sao Tern Moeng, Maryland, USA, 1995.
  59. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tai Language and Culture, Thammasat University, Thailand, 1995. [In Thai and English]
  60. "NANG PHOM HOM" by Dr. Anatole-Roger PELTIER, Chiang Mai, 1995.  [In Lao, Dham-Lao, and French]
  61. The Lanna Language, by Kobkan Thangpijaigul and Scribner Messenger, Maryland, USA, 1995.  [In English and Lanna]
  62. Proceedings, The International Conference on Tai Studies, Mahidol University, 1998. [In English]
  63. "Sue Family and Khamti, Tai Laeng" by Dr. Sai San Aik, Yangon, 1998.  [In Tai and Burmese]
  64. Kam-Tai Oral Literatures, Sponsored by Mahidol University, 1998. [In English]
  65. Thai-Tai: Applied Thai Yai Transliteration, Chaichuen Khamdaengyodtai, Chiangmai, 1999. [In Tai, Thai, and English with Tai Mao Transliteration]
  66. Ohngpong [Hsipaw] Chronicle, Book One, Tai Literary and Cultural Centre, Chiangmai, 1999. [In Tai and English]
  67. Kale OK Hno, by Dr. Anatole-Roger-PELTIER, sponsored by SAC Princess Mahachakra Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok, 1999. [In Tai kh?n, Thai, English and French]
  68. "The White Nightjar" A Lao Tale, by Dr. Anatole Roger PELTIER, publication sponsored by Dr. Marcel Charles Roy International Foundation, Chiang Mai, 1999. [In Lao and English]
  69. English and Shan Pocket Calendar 1900-2000, by Tseng Moh, Yangon, 2000.  [In Tai and English]
  70. Tai Culture, International Review on Tai Cultural Studies, Berlin, two issues a year. [In English]
  71. "The White Nightjar" A Lao Tale, by Dr. Anatole Roger PELTIER, publication sponsored by Dr. Marcel Charles Roy International Foundation, Chiang Mai, 1999. [In Lao and English]
  72. English and Shan Pocket Calendar 1900-2000, by Tseng Moh, Yangon, 2000.  [In Tai and English]
  73. "The Chronicle of Chiang Khaeng" by Ministry of Information and Culture, Vientiane, Lao, 2000. [In English and Lao]
  74. Tai Culture, International Review on Tai Cultural Studies, Berlin, two issues a year. [In English]
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