Bibliography Reading List: The Manshu, Book of the Barbarians

Important Tang dynasty geographical and historical record of SW China.

卜绍先 (Bu Shaoxian):

蛮书英译

Manshu -- Records of the Man People

Accomplished English translation of the Manshu. 

陈楠 (Chen Nan):

藏史丛考

Essays on Tibetan history, particularly Tubo, the development of Buddhism in Tibet and the relations to Nanzhao.

方国瑜 (Fang Guoyu):

樊绰《云南志》考说

Fang Guoyu's comments on the 蛮书.

方国瑜 (Fang Guoyu):

两爨六招地理考释

Research into the geography of the Cuan and Nanzhao areas.

廖德广 (Liao Deguang):

南诏史探选题与专论

Third in a series on Nanzhao.

李庆华 (Li Qinghua):

白崖旧城新识

New insights about 白崖, the somewhat mythological capital of 白子国, mentioned in the 《蛮书》.

木芹 (Mu Qin):

云南志补注

Additional notes to the 《蛮书》  . This booklet contains a reprint of 方国瑜's notes on the 《云南志》as well as the introduction of the 1962 critical edition by 向达 and some other material. It is significantly more concise than the other books. 

Beth Ellen Notar:

Contested terrains of history

Reading The Book Barbarians

MA, possibly a part translation of the 《蛮书》, mentioned in bushaoxian2018.

宋蜀华 (Song Shuhua):

从樊绰《云南志》论唐代傣族社会

Dai society in the Tang dynasty 蛮书.

王忠 (Wang Zhong):

新唐书南诏传笺证

Critical edition of the 《新唐书》.

文薇 (Wen Wei) and 尹家政 (Yin Jiazheng):

“腾冲”、“柘俞”地名考注

Abstract:

“腾冲”以及“柘俞”城是南诏对腾冲城的建置和命名,它表达了南诏统治者对腾冲历史、文化、地理的认识和希望。本文主要从语言学、历史学等方面分析研究并阐述了“腾冲”以及腾冲古代地名“柘俞”的语义内涵。 

向达 (Xiang Da):

蛮书校注

Comprehensive annotations to the 《蛮书》.

赵鸿昌 (Zhao Hongchang):

南诏编年史稿

Nanzhao history year by year.

赵吕甫 (Zhao Lvfu):

云南志校释

Annotated edition of the 《蛮书》, here called the 《云南志》 .