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The Traveller's History of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gerry Abbott
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

Gerry Abbott weaves together an array of descriptions of Burma by early travellers. He has researched past travellers' accounts, and has elegantly tied them together in a vivid history of Burma. Abbot's thorough research into traveller's accounts of Burma creates a vivid account of the country's history. By selecting many
History of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Arthur P. Phayre
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This classic history, first published in 1883, is the first English-language work to provide a comprehensive history of Burma, now Myanmar, based on Burmese sources. It incorporates the early history not only of Burma proper, but also those of the surrounding kingdoms of Pegu, Taungu, Tenasserim, and Arakan, comparing when
History of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Arthur P. Phayre
Categories: Burma
Type: BOOK - Published: 1883 - Publisher:

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The Folk-tales of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Gerry Abbott, Han Khin Thant
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-25 - Publisher: BRILL

This handbook is the first in-depth overview of the fascinating world of Burmese folk-tales. Part one provides a wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary survey of folk-tale studies, together with a broad functional classification of Burma's tales. Part two presents, mostly for the first time in a European language, the categorized actual tales
CultureShock! Myanmar 2016
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Saw Myat Yin
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-15 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd

CultureShock! Myanmar is essential reading for any foreigner who is going to live and work in the country. It is packed full of practical information as well as interesting trivia on the colourful customs and culture of the people. Even though Myanmar has relaxed its restrictions on foreign visitors, the