A Century of Research on the Gao Gouli History by Chinese Scholars
Ma Dazheng (Research Center for Chinese Borderland History and Georaphy,Chinaese Acadamy of taial Sciences, Beijing 100006, China)
Gao Gouli was one of the ancient ethnic minority groups in China. Its local government lasted for 705 years. This paper holds that the research of Gao Gouli was started as the discovery of Hao Tai Wang monument. It conprises three stages, which includes the preliminary stage from 1880s to 1949, the desolate stage from 1949 to 1970s and the flushing stage since 1980s. This paper consciensly values the researh oriantation, features, publications and their shortcomings of the studies in the abovementioned three stages.