Keh Lao of Kweichow and their history according to the Chinese records

by Inez de Beauclair

Publisher: Hua-hsi hsieh ho ta hsüeh Chung-kuo wen hua yeh chiu so in [Chʻengtu

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  • Gelo (Asian people) -- China -- Guizhou Sheng.

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Other titlesStudia serica.
Statementby Inez de Beauclair.
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Pagination44 leaves ;
Number of Pages44
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The two characters Kweichow as now written mean precious or honourable land, but as originally written the character Kwei meant "demon" or "devil," and the two characters meant the "Land of Demons." The inhabitants were called Lo-sï Kwei or Lo-sï demons, which probably refers to the spiral form in which they did up their hair.

This was about two thousand years ago. Descendants of Uyghurs who migrated to Taoyuan County, Hunan have largely assimilated into the Han Chinese and Hui population and practice Chinese customs, speaking varieties of Chinese as their language. Tang dynasty. During the 8th and 9th centuries in the Tang dynasty, Chinese male soldiers moved into Guizhou (formerly romanized as Kweichow) and married native non-Chinese women, their Literal meaning: Han-ization.

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According to Chinese records, civilizations once known as “Kun-ming” and “Ai-lao” were found to have existed in the area now known as the Yunnan Province of China. They formed separate small entities and fought among themselves. By the middle of the seventh century, six petty kingdoms around the Erh-hai Lake in today’s Tali region joined themselves into a stronger kingdom named.

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