The Tribes of Burma/Bibliographical notes/Lahus or Muhsos

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THE LAHUS OR MUHSÖS.[edit]

References :

DAVIES = "Yünnan: The Link between India and the Yangtze." Major H. R. Davies, Cambridge, 1909.

JAMIESON = "Description of Habits and Customs of the Muhsos." Ethnographical Survey of India, Burma No. 3, by E. Jamieson, Rangoon, 1909.
Serial
No.
Head. Brief description. Authority. Page.
1 2 3 4 5
1 Present habitat East of the Southern Shan States. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Davies ... ...
Jamieson ... ...
577
393
1
2 Origin ... Borders of Tibet and China. Jamieson ... ...
Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Report on a Journey in the Mekong Valley. W. J. Archer, London, 1892.
1
578
3 Political and social divisions. Red and black or great
  and yellow.
List of sixteen tribes ...
Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.

Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
580

581
1
4 Allied tribes ... Lisaws, Kwis Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.

Jamieson ... ...
389,586,
587.
1
5 Language and dialects. Belongs to Lisaw subgroup of Burma group of Tibeto-Burman branch. Vocabularies, etc. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Burma Census Report, 1901, Part I.
Jamieson ...
Linguistic Survey of India, Vol. III, Part III.
670
79
1
383
6 Religion ... Buddhism and spirit worship. House and village nats. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
583
1
7 Birth ceremonies and infanticide. When child able to speak pig killed and festival given. Jamieson ... ... 1
8 Marriage customs and ceremonies. Presents given by father of bridegroom to father of bride, etc. Polygamy, etc. Jamieson ... ...
Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
A.R Colquhoun, Amongst the Shans, London, 1885.
2
586
71
9 Marital relations. Divorce, etc. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
586
2
10 Death and burial. Cremation Jamieson ... ... 2
11 Clothing ... Women—long coats, turban, etc. Men—dark coat, trousers and tur-han A.R. Colquhoun, Amongst the Shans, London, 1885.
Voyage d'exploration en Indo-Chine. Gamier, Paris, 1873. Vol. I.
From Tonkin to India. Prince Henri d'Orleans, London, 1898.
Notes of a Journey on the Upper Mekong.
  H. Warington Smyth, London, 1895.
Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. 1, Part I.
"Burma." Sir G. Scott, London, 1906.
Mission Pavie, Paris, 1902, Vol. V.
Jamieson ... ...
393

60, 75

366-367
99
66

580
97
297-299
2
12 Personal ornaments. Earrings, etc. ... Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Notes of a Journey on the Upper Mekong. H. Warington Smyth, London, 1895.
581
66
13 Games and festivals and amusements. Dancing. 'Wavo-long and waw-noi feasts ; top spinning. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.

Jamieson ... ...
583, 585,
586
66
14 War ... War with Chinese ... Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
578-579
15 Hunting ... Extermination of game. Hunting superstitions. Jamieson ... ... 3
16 Agriculture .. Mixed ; rice, cotton, maize, opium. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
586, 582
3
17 Habitations .. Low and small ... Jamieson ... ... 3
18 Government... Local chiefs known as banyas, minor officials. Jamieson ... ... 4
19 Covenants oaths, ordeals. Ordeals described ... Jamieson ... ... 4
20 Crimes ... Thieving, etc., penalties Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
586
4
21 Measures and weights. Same as Shans—Scales. Jamieson ... ... 4
22 Mediums or exchange. Silver, etc. ... Jamieson ... ... 4
23 Writing and drawing. Alleged writing in old Chinese character. Jamieson From Tonkin to India. Prince Henri d'Orleans, London, 1898.
"Burma." Sir G. Scott, London, 1906.
108

100
24 Music and poetry. Ken, reed organ or pipes Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Jamieson ... ...
582
5
25 Arts, e.g., pottery, weaving, dyeing. 26 Weaving and dyeing... Jamieson ... ... 5
26 Implements ... Ka or cross-bow, poisoned arrows. Upper Burma Gazetteer, Vol. I, Part I.
Davies ... ...
581
373
27 Medicine Bark of trees used for medicine. Jamieson ... ... 5
28Food ...Rice and flesh ...Jamieson ... ...5
29 Miscellaneous, folkore, etc. Legend about loss of written character. Jamieson ... ... 5