Shan



ETHNONYMS: Burmese Shan, Chinese Shan, Dai, Hkamti Shan, Ngiaw, Ngio, Pai-I, Tai Khe, Tai Khun, Tai Long, Tai Lu, Tai Mao, Tai Nu, Thai Yai


Settlements

Shan villages are nucleated settlements ranging from 10 to 500 or more households.


Bibliography

Durrenberger, E. Paul (1981). "The Southeast Asian Context of Theravada Buddhism." Anthropology 5:45-62.


Durrenberger, E. Paul, and Nicola Tannenbaum (1989). Analytical Perspectives on Shan Agriculture and Village Economics. Yale University Southeast Asian Studies Monograph Series, no. 37. New Haven.


Mangrai, Sao Saimong (1965). The Shan States and the British Annexation. Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, Data Paper no. 57. Ithaca, N.Y.


Tannenbaum, Nicola (1989). "Power and Its Shan Transformation." In Ritual, Power, and Economy: Upland-Lowland Contrasts in Mainland Southeast Asia, edited by Susan D. Russell, 67-88. Occasional Paper no. 14. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.


Tannenbaum, Nicola (1987). "Tattoos: Invulnerability and Power in Shan Cosmology." American Ethnologist 14:693-711.


Yangwhe, Chao Tzang {Eugene Thaike} (1987). The Shan of Burma: Memoirs of a Shan Exile, Local History and Memoirs. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

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