Manchu: A Textbook for Reading Documents

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University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 408 pages
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A Manchu textbook, offering students of Chinese history and comparative literature the means to master documentary Manchu. It contains texts ranging from pre-1644 narratives recording the Manchu's rise to power, examples of the earliest Manchu writing, and samples of contemporary Sibe (Xibo).

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B Official documents
Old ManchuFrom the Old Manchu archives
Contemporary Sibe
The Qing Dzungar campaigns
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Page 7 - Tongkifuka sindaha hergen i dangse, The Secret Chronicles of the Manchu Dynasty (Tokyo: Toyo Bunko, 1955-63).
Page 5 - Review of Manchu Books in London: A Union Catalogue of Manchu Language. London: British Museum, 1977. Compiled by Walter Simon and Howard GH Nelson. Harvard Journal of Asian Studies 42, No. 2 (1981): 653-63. Fuchs, Walter. "Beitrage zur mandjurischen Bibliographic und Literatur'' (Contributions to Manchu bibliography and literature).
Page 6 - A Catalogue of Manchu Materials in Paris Manuscripts, Block-prints, Scrolls, Rubbings, Weapons. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1998.
Page 5 - Essays on the Sources for Chinese History, edited by DD Leslie et. al., 141—46.

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Gertraude Roth Li taught Manchu at the University of Hawai'i and the University of California at Berkeley.

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