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29293.) ABBOTT, Compiler GERRY: ->Inroads Into Burma: A Travellers' Anthology. Wraps trade ed., a v/g plus
copy. This anthology contains almost four centuries of Burmese history. Passages are drawn from traveller's
5799.) AMERICAN UNIVERSITY AREA STUDIES PROGRAM ->Area Handbook for Burma. HC:Government Printing
Office: Washington, DC, 1971. 341 pgs., $12 PB:Government Printing Office: Washington, DC, 1968. 375 pgs.,
$7.5 Ex-library, a v/g copy. Wraps, a vinyl cover, a v/g copy. The research and writing of the hardcover was done in
April of 1971. The paperback edition was done in June of 1968.
32486.) ANDERSON, JOHN: ->Mandalay to Momien: A Narrative of the Two Expeditions to Western China of 1868
and 1875 Under Colonel Edward Sladen & Colonel Horace Browne. PB:White Lotus Press: Bangkok, 2009. REP.
Edition 479 pgs., $25 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book provides eyewitness summary of these expeditions which
were made in purusuit of a back door to China on the part of the British.
6266.) AUNG, Eds. and Translators NAING, AUNG MOE HTET and SIT NYEIN AUNG:->Letters To A Dictator:
Correspondence From NLD Chairman Aung Shwe to the SLORC's Senior General Than Shwe. PB:All Burma
Students' Democratic Front: Bangkok, 1997. 186 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
8933.) AUNG, MAUNG HTIN: ->Folk Elements in Burmese Buddhism. HC:Religious Affairs Department Press:
Rangoon, 1959. 140 pgs., $15.95 A mint copy in a mint d/j. Book contains 9 chapters that deal with folk elements
in Burmese Buddhism; (2) the nine Gods; (3) the feast of the New Year; (4) the cult of alchemy; (5) the cult of the
magus; (6) Lord of the great mountain; (7) the thirty-seven Lords; (8) initiation ceremonies; and (9) the Ari monks and
the introduction of Buddhism.
32480.) AYE, HENRI-ANDRE: ->The Shan Conundrum In Burma. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2010. REV.
Edition 285 pgs., $25 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The author is the son of Namkham U Htun Ayeun, a prominent
Shan politician. In this book, he provides a personal account of historical and political evernts over a span of sixty
years from the 1940s to the early 2000s.
8222.) BALL, DESMOND: ->Burma's Military Secrets: Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) from WWII to Civil War and Cyber
Warfare. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 1998. 293 pgs., $29.5 Wraps trade ed., slight colorazation top edge of
outside cover, o/w a very fine copy. Book provides a unique view into all the important military and political
developments in Burma over the past half century based on signals intelligence.
24308.) BASTIAN, ADOLF: ->A Journey in Burma, 1861-1862. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2004. Rep. Edition
323 pgs., $32.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This book contains the travelogue written by Dr. Adolf Bastian during
his journeys into Burma. Bastian was a renowned ethnographer, who founded both the Ethnological Museum in
Berlin and the Berlin Anthropological Society. Translated by Walter E. J. Tips and text edited by Chriistian
28231.) BERLIE, J. A.: ->The Burmanization of Myanmar's Muslims. PB:WhiteLotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2008. 1st
Edition 156 pgs., $22.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book deals with selected aspects of the Burmanization
process, linguistic integration, citizneship, rate of culture change and changes in value systems.
23301.) BIRD, G. W.: ->Wanderings In Burma. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2003. Rep. Edition 410 pgs., $32.5
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book contains a record of 24 journeys made in Burma at the turn of the century by Bird
of the Education Department in Burma. Book has fold out maps showing where the journeys took place.
23298.) BLACKBURN, TERENCE R.: ->A Sadistic Scholar Captain Latter's War. HC:APH Publishing Corp.: New
Delhi, 2002. 117 pgs., $25 A fine copy in a fine d/j. This is volume two of a trilogy of the Anglo--Burmese War.
There are 10 pages of plates that accompany the text.
26219.) BLACKBURN, TERENCE R.: ->Burma and the Enemy Within. HC:APH Publishing Corp.: New Delhi, 2006.
485 pgs., $49.5 A mint copy in a mint d/j. An account of the British wars with Burma. Contains 28 plates, a
23297.) BLACKBURN, TERENCE R.: ->The British Lion and the Burmese Tiger Campbell and Maha Bandula.
HC:APH Publishing Corp.: New Delhi, 2002. 79 pgs., $19.5 A near fine copy in a near fine d/j. This is volume one
of a trilogy of the Anglo-Burmese Wars. There are six pages of plates that accompany the text..
31257.) BLACKBURN, TERENCE R.: ->The Defeat of Ava: The First Anglo-Burmese War, 1824-26. A mint copy in
a mint d/j. A collection of newspaper cuttinhsd, microfilms, letters that contain first hand accounts of the successes
and setbacks of the British and Burmese forces. Ineadditon, there are 12 pages of illustrations and maps.
28679.) BLACKBURN, TERRENCE R.: ->The Executions by the Half-Dozen: The Pacification of Burma. A mint
copy in a mint d/j. An account of the Third War in Burma by the British in which 40,000 troops were needed to pacify
23299.) BLACKSBURN, TERENCE R.: ->An Ill-Conditioned Cad Mr. Moylan of the Times. HC:APH Publishing Corp.:
New Delhi, 2002. 91 pgs., $25 A fine copy in a fine d/j. This is the third volume of a trilogy on the Anglo-
Burmese Wars. There are 16 pages of plates that accompnay the text.
24100.) BRODRICK, ALAN HOUGHTON: ->Beyond the Burma Road. HC:Hutchinson & Co.: London, 1944. 112
pgs., $25 Book printed on War Economy Standard paper, hence it is of poor quality, o/w a v/g copy. Contains 16
30281.) BRYANT, RAYMOND L.: ->The Political Ecology of Forestry in Burma, 1824-1994.. A fine copy in a fine
d/j. The book provides an analysis of forest management in Burma since the advent of a Forest Department in 1856.
27485.) CANGI, ELLEN CORWIN: ->Faded Splendour, Golden Past: Urban Images of Burma. PB:Oxford University
Press: Kuala Lumpur, 1997. 100 pgs., $13.95 Wraps trade ed., a v/g copy. Book focuses on Burma's best-known and
most-often visited cities: Pagan, Mandalay, and Rangoon.
24799.) CHEW, ANNE-MAY: ->The Cave-temples of Po Win Taung, Central Burma: Architecture, Sculpture and
Murals. PB:White Louts Press: Bangkok, 2005. 311 pgs., $59.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This book defines
the characteristics of the Nyaung Yan style, generally designated as the Ava style. The artistic treasures of Po Win
Taung show a profound syncretism harmonizing local pre-Buddhist beliefs and the fundamental teachings of
Theravada Buddhism as well as the different sources of inspirations which influenced the Nyaung Yan style. Author
received her PhD from the University of Sorbonne, Paris and has taught Indian and Southeast Asian arts at this
university. Book contains 176 color plates and 126 Figures.
7269.) CLEMENTS, ALAN and LESLIE KEAN: ->Burma's Revolution of the Spirit: The Struggle for Democratic
Freedom and Dignity. HC:Aperture Foundation: New York, 1994. 1st Edition 112 pgs., $12 A fine copy in a fine
d/j. Book is basically a photo book that depicts the people's aspiration for freedom in Burma. Foreword by the Dalai
Lama with preface by Dr. Sein Win, and an essay by Aung San Suu Kyi.
26221.) DAS, Eds. GURUDAS, N. BIJOY SINGH & C. J. THOMAS:->Indo-Myanmar Border Trade: Status, Problems,
and Potentials. HC:Akansha Publishing House: New Delhi, 2005. 309 pgs., $15 A very fine copy in a very fine d/j.
A collection of essays covering many important dimensions of Indo-Myanmar border trade which has emerged as an
important aspect of India's Look East policy.
7826.) DUMARCAY, JACQUES and MICHAEL SMITHIES:->Cultural Sites of Burma, Thailand, and Cambodia.
HC:Oxford University Press: Singapore, 1995. 127 pgs., $29.5 A mint copy in a mint d/j. The book presents the
most important sites in a single volume, describing features of each site and places each site in the general context
of the country and region. Book contains 25 color plates, 80 black and white photos, and 40 illustrations.
27762.) DUPONT, PIERRE: ->The Archaeology of the Mons of Dvaravati, 2 Volume Set. PB:White Lotus Ltd.:
Bankgok, 2007. Rep. Edition 538 pgs., $114.95 Wraps trade 2 volume set, both volumes are mint. Volume I contains
9 appendices, figures, maps and plans as well as definitive text, Volume II has 600 plates. Translated with
additonal plates by Joyanto K. Sen.
31942.) DUROISELLE, CHAS.: ->Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India, No. 56: The Ananda Temple At
Pagan. HC:Archaeological Survey of India: New Delhi, India, 1999. REP. Edition 38 pgs., $19.5 A fine copy.
Author was Superintendent, Archaeological Survey, Burma Circle. Book contains 14 black and white plates.
20470.) FRASER-LU, SYLVIA: ->Burmese Crafts, Past and Present. HC:Oxford University Press: New York, 2002. 2nd
Edition 371 pgs., $95 A fine copy in a fine d/j. The author provides a systematic survey of the development and
evolution of Burma's major crafts, such as bronze and ironwork, wooden architecture, woodcarving, gold, silver,
lacquer, baskets, books, mats, and umbrellas. The are 294 b/w illus., 64 color illus, 60 figs, and 2 maps. Very
extensive fottnotes that profvide references to other works.
27760.) GEORGE, E. C. S.: ->Ruby Mines District. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2007. Rep. Edition 151 pgs.,
$19.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Contains a description of the ruby mines near Mogok, Burma.
9241.) GHOSH, PARIMAL: ->Brave Men of the Hills: Resistance and Rebellion in Burma, 18251932. HC:Univeristy of
Hawaii Press: Honolulu, HI, 2000. 197 pgs., $6 A mint copy in a mint d/j. Author explores the basis of peasant
8238.) GILHODES, A.: ->The Kachins: ReligIon and Customs. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 1996. REP. Edition
243 pgs., $22.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This is a record made by the author of the myths and tales of the
Kachin peoples of Burma. Author lived among the Kachines and title was originally published in 1922.
9682.) GOODDEN, CHRISTIAN: ->Three Pagodas: A Journey Down the Thai-Burmese Border. PB:Jungle Books:
London, 2002. 2nd Edition 447 pgs., $35 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. An account of a 1,500-km journey through
the mountainous jungle of the Thai-Burmese border, from Chiang Dao in the north to the Three Pagodas Pass in the
21434.) GORDON, CHARLES ALEXANDER: ->Our Trip to Burmah With Notes On That Country. PB:Orchid Press:
Bangkok, 2002. Rep. Edition 265 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This is the diary of the Surgeon-General of
the British Forces in Madras who spent three weeks in Burma in 1874-1875. Includes over 30 photogrrahps, chromo-
lithographs, pen-and-ink sketches adnd woodcuts.
21341.) GOUGER, HENRY: ->Two Years Imprisonment in Burma (1824-26): A Personal Narrative of Henry Gouger.
PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2003. Rep. Edition 327 pgs., $23.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. A personal narrative
by a British merchant who witnessed first hand the effects of the first Anglo-Burmese war on the Court and
population of the Kingdom of Ava. He was jailed in Let ma yoon prison along with Dr. Adoniram Judson.
27719.) GOVERNMENT UNION OF BURMA PUBLICATION: ->Pyidawtha: The New Burma. HC:Economic and Social
Board: Rangoon, 1954. 127 pgs., $20 A v/g plus copy in a v/g d/j. This is a report of the Econimc and Social
Board on Burma's long term program for economic and social development.
4950.) HALL, H. FIELDING: ->The Soul of a People. HC:Macmillian and Co., Ltd.,: London, 1902. 4th Edition 314
pgs., $25 PB:White Orchid Press: Bangkok, 1995. REP. Edition 314 pgs., $17.5 Bookplate inside cover, fraying top &
bottom of spine, some wear bottom edge and tips of cover bent, o/w a v/g copy. Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. An
early anthropological and folk-lore survey of Burma.
9075.) HALL, HAROLD FIELDING: ->Burmese Palace Tales. PB:White Lotus Co.: Bangkok, 1997. 131 pgs., $15
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book was originally published in 1900 in order to recapture the lighter side of life in
2491.) HALLETT, HOLT S.: ->A Thousand Miles On An Elephant In the Shan States. PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.:
Bangkok, 1988. REP. Edition 484 pgs., $39.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This ia very high quality reprint of the
1890 edition, containing the same illustrations and fold-out maps. Preface by Virginia M. Di Crocco.
8258.) HALLIDAY, ROBERT: ->The Mons of Burma and Thailand, Volume I: the Talaings. PB:White Lotus Ltd.:
Bangkok, 2000. REP. Edition 236 pgs., $21.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Originally published in Rangoon in
8259.) HALLIDAY, ROBERT: ->The Mons of Burma and Thailand, Volume II, Selected Articles. PB:White Lotus
Ltd.: Bangkok, 2000. 340 pgs., $25 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This volume features all of Halliday's articles
published in the Journal of the Burma Research Society as well as his other two monographs, ' A History of the Kings'
and 'The Story of the Founding of Pegu.'
8164.) HALLIDAY, ROBERT: ->The Talaings. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, 1999. REP. Edition 164 pgs., $12.5
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The author was a missionary who worked for 30 years among the Mons. Michael
Smithies provides an introductiton to this reprint edition.
8835.) HLA NAI PAN and RYUJI OKUDAIRA: ->Eleven Mon Dhammasat Texts. HC:Centre for East Asian Culutural
Studies: Toyko, 1992. 620 pgs., $75 A mint copy in a fine cover. This is a collection of 11 Mon Ddhammasat texts
with English translations and is oldest Theravada Buddhist-legal ccode in Southeast Asia.
7151.) HLA, LUDU U.: ->The Caged Ones. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, Thailand, 1998. REP. Edition 144 pgs., $15
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Author was a Burmese political prisoner in the 1950s and he penned portraits of his
fellow prisoners while in prison. His work was first published in English in 1986.
24796.) HOWARD, MICHAEL C.: ->Textiles of the Highland Peoples of Burma: The Naga, Chin, Jingpho, and Other
Baric-speaking Groups, Volume I. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2005. 354 pgs., $59.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint
copy. This book focuses on the speakers of Tibeto-Burman languages that are classifed as Baric. There are dozens
of black and white photos and several maps along with 96 plates with 264 color photographs.
9475.) IMAGES ASIA: ->No Childhood At All: A Report About Child Soldiers in Burma. PB:Images Asia:
Chiangmai, 1996. 85 pgs., $14.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The research for this sutdy was conducted for the
United Nations Quaker office in Geneva for the UN Graca Machel on the impact of armed conflict on children.
24177.) ISAACS, RALPH and T. RICHARD BLURTON,->Visions from the Golden Land: Burma and the Art of
Lacquer. HC:Art Media Resources, Ltd.: Chicago, 2000. 1st Edition 240 pgs., $35 A mint copy in a mint d/j.
28232.) IYER, L. A. N.: ->The Geology and Gem-stones of the Mogok Stone Tract, Burma. PB:White Lotus Ltd.:
Bangkok, 2007. Rep. Edition 100 pgs., $19.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
This is a reprint of the 1953 edition of Vol. 82 Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India.
8932.) KAROW, OTTO: ->Burmese Buddhist Sculpture: The Johan Moger Collection. PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.:
Bangkok, 1991. 158 pgs., $49.5 Wraps trade ed., a fine copy. A survey and description of Burmese Buddhist
8837.) KING, WINSTON L.: ->A Thousand Lives Away: Buddhism in Contemporary Burma. PB:Asian Humanities
Press: Berkeley, CA, 1989. REP. Edition 238 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book is based on the author's
two years research in Burma from 1958-1960. Originally published by Harvard University Press in 1964.
27687.) KINGDOM-WARD, FRANK: ->In Farthest Burma. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, 2005. Rep. Edition 180 pgs.,
$25 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. An account of the author's eight month journey along Burma's eastern frontier and
across the headwaters of the Irrawaddy.
27686.) KINGDON-WARD, FRANK: ->Burma's Icy Mountains. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, 2006. Rep. Edition 297
pgs., $26 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
This book provides accounts by the author of two expeditions he made to Burma--one on his own and a second,
with a larger American party closed ot the Burma-China border prior to the outbreak of World War II. Contains very
rich descriptions of botanical diversity of the area.
7815.) KIRYU, Ed. MINOUR: ->Industrial Developmentand Reforms in Myanmar: ASEAN and Japanese Perspectives.
PB:White Lotus Press: Bangkok, 1999. 335 pgs., $7.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book is a report of a
symposium by the Sasakawa Southeast Asia Cooperation Fund.
9450.) KOETSAWANG, PIM: ->In Search of Sunlight: Burmese Migrant Workers in Thailand. PB:Orchid Press:
Bangkok, 2001. 1st Edition 176 pgs., $18.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book tells the story of how Burmese
migrants are exploited by the Thai and Burmese governments.
31941.) KUNLABUTR, PUNVASA: ->An Illustrated Book of Burmese Court Textiles: Luntaya-acheiq. A mint copy
in a mint d/j. Over a period 20 years the Lampion, a Curios and Antiques shop in Bankgkok has become the home of
fine and spectacular collection of silk textiels from Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. This book presents and
describes the most beautiful and rarest Burmese Luntaya-acheiq court silk textiles from the Lampion collection. Book
contains 132 excellent color fig. .
20518.) KYAW, AYE: ->The Voice of Young Burma. PB:Cornell SEAP Publications: Ithaca, NY, 1993. 92 pgs.,
$13.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This work explored the history of the university in Burma, both as an institution
founded by the colonizing British, and as a medium for change which was used by Burmese students in their
struggles for independence.
6652.) KYI, AUNG SAN SUU: ->Letters from Burma. PB:Penguin Books: New York, 1997. 2nd Edition 205 pgs.,
$13.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book contains 52 pieces originally written for a Japanese newspaper and
begun soon after her release from house arrest.
26064.) LARKIN, EMMA: ->Finding George Orwell in Burma. PB:Penquin Books: New York, 2006. 1st Edition 294
pgs., $14 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The author tells of the year she spent traveling through Burma, using as a
compass the life and work of George Orwell.
31566.) LAY, HARN: ->Defiant Humor: The Best of Harn Lay's Political Cartoons From the Irrawaddy. Wraps trade
ed., a mint copy. Work of a Burmese artist who fled Burma after the pro-democracy of 1988. His cartoon document
with humor and depth the poliitcal struggle of millions of Bermese in the country he has been barred from visiting for
nearly two decades. Book contains over 100 of his cartoons that are illustrated in color.
25542.) LEWIS, NORMAN: ->Golden Earth: Travels in Burma. PB:Eland Publishing Ltd.: London, 1983. Rep.
Edition 290 pgs., $27.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Lewis's travel account to Burma in 1951.
6014.) LINTNER, BERTIL: ->Burma In Revolt: Opium and Insurgency Since 1948. PB:Silkworm Books: Bangkok,
1999. 2nd Edition 558 pgs., $29.95 Wraps a trade ed., a mint copy. The author provides an excellent history of
Burma since 1948 and explains why Burma has been unable to shake off 30 years of military rule.
24855.) LINTNER, BERTIL: ->The Kachin: Lords of Burma's Northern Frontier. HC:Art Media Resources: Bangkok,
1997. 258 pgs., $19.5 A mint copy in a mint d/j. Richly illustrated with excellent color photos along with an
31882.) LOPETCHARAT, SOMKIART: ->Myanmar Buddha: The Image and Its History. HC:Siam International Books
Co., Ltd.l: Bangkok, 2007. 1ST Edition 503 pgs., $95 A mint copy in a mint d/j. A superb collection of color plates
of Buddhist images. There are 108 color plates that cover the PYU-Early Pagan Period, 3rd-11th century; 73 color
plates of the Mandalay and Post Mandalay Periods, 1853-1885 and 1885-1948 A.D.; 26 color plates of the Mon
Period, 4th Century -1948 A.D.; 65 color plates of the Arakan Period, 575-1948 A.D; 76 color plates of the Metal Tai
Yai (Shan) Period, 1315-1948 A.D.; 37 color plates of Minature Art Tai Yai (Shan) 1315-1948 A.D., 26 plates of Nat
Gods, 17 color plates of Imaginary Creatures (Himmapan) In Myanmar; and 78 color plates of Fine Arts, Sculptures
and Other Utensils.
7816.) MacDONALD, MARTIN: ->Kawthoolei Dreams, Malaria Nights: Burma's Civil War. PB:White Lotus Press:
Bangkok, 1999. 228 pgs., $21.95 Wraps trade ed.,slight discolaration of cover, o/w a very fine copy. Written by a
freelance journalist, this is a contemporary account of Burma's civil war that encompasses more than a dozen armies,
scores of ethnic groups, opium warlords of the Golden Triangle, and the rise of the democracy movement inside
21418.) MARSHALL, ANDREW: ->The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire.
HC:Counterpoint: Washingotn, DC, 2002. 1st Edition 308 pgs., $12 A mint copy in a mint d/j. An account of Sir
George Scott who helped establish British rule in Burma.
8176.) MAUNG, MAUNG: ->The 1988 Uprising in Burma. PB:Yale Southeast Asia Studies: New Haven, CT, 1999.
285 pgs., $23.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Dr. Maung provides an insider's account of the 1988 elections and
connects it back to his own memoires of the 40s, 50ss and the 70s. Foreward by Franklin Mark Osanka.
28037.) MAUNG, SHWE LU: ->Burma Nationalism and Ideology: An Analysis of Society, Culture and Politics.
HC:University Press Ltd.: Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1989. 1st Edition 117 pgs., $24.5 A fine copy in a fine d/j. Author
was an early opponet to Burma military rule, dating back to 1962. In 1982, he joined a group known as the
Political Exiles of Burma which merged in 1987 with the Committe for Restoration of Democracy in Burma.
21401.) MAUNG, U. MAUNG: ->Burmese Nationalist Movements, 1940-1948. HC:University of Hawaii Press:
Honolulu, HI, n.d.. 395 pgs., $19.5 A fine copy in a fine d/j. This study is a sequel to the author's first book on
Burmese nationalist movements between 1929 and 1949, ' From Sangha to Laity.' It is based on extensive research
in British archival collections, Burmese and Japanese source materials, and a series of interviews with a number of
Burmese political figures during this period.
6558.) MAXWELL-LEFROY, C.: ->The Land and People of Burma. HC:Adam and Charles Black: London, 1968. 95
pgs., $7.5 A v/g copy in a v/g d/j. Book contians 24 photogaphs and a map. Book is part of The Lands and
8930.) McENERY, JOHN H.: ->Epilogue in Burma 1945-1948: The Military Dimensions of British Withdrawal.
PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.: Bangkok, 2000. REP. Edition 160 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This book gives
an account of events after World War II, including the suppression of an incipient 'dacoit dictatorship' and the tragic
assassinations of Aung San and his ministerial colleagues in July of 1947.
8936.) MILNE, LESLIE: ->Shans at Home: Burma's Shan States in the Early 1900s. PB:White Lotus Co. Ltd.:
Bangkok, 2001. REP. Edition 289 pgs., $27.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Author lived among the Shan people for
21 months during 1906-1907. She was a member of the Royal Asiatic Society and the Bombay Natural History
26252.) MILNE, LESLIE: ->The Home of an Eastern Clan: A Study of the Palaungs of the Shan States. PB:White
Lots Ltd.: Bangkok, 2004. Rep. Edition 428 pgs., $25 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This study is a covers all aspects
of the life and culture of the Palaungs of the Shan States. It focuses primarily on the Katur tribe of the Palaungs. It
was researched in the 1910s and published in 1924.
29929.) MIN, MIN SUN: ->Stamps of Burma: A Historical Records Through 1988. Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
This title depiects stamps of Burma that provide a colorful vistual record of its unique history.
3792.) MIRANTE, EDITH T.: ->Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution.
HC:Grove Press: New York, 1993. 1st Edition 333 pgs., $4.95 A fine copy in a v/g plus d/j. A western adventurer
who describes the plight of the tribal people in Burma as a result of her foray into that country.
7838.) MOILANEN, IRENE and SERGEY S. OZHEGOV: ->Mirrored in Wood: Burmese Art and Architecture.
PB:White Lotus Press: Bangkok, 1999. 178 pgs., $39.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book presents the traditional art
of wood carving and use of wood in building in Burma from a historical perspective. Book contains 170
illustrations and photos.
9315.) MONTAGU, JEAN-YVES: ->Burma. HC:Evergreen: Koln, 1998. 159 pgs., $12 A mint copy in a mint d/j.
Contains an excellent selection of color photographs by Jean Leo Dugast.
5809.) MORSE, Eds. RONALD A. , HELEN L LOERKE, ANITA HIBLER, and WILLIAM P. TUCHRELLO:->Burma: A
Study Guide. HC:Wilson Center Press: Washington, DC, 1988. 309 pgs., $15 A v/g plus copy. Book is an outgrowth
of a conference on Burma conducted by the Asia Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Book has three sections, one of Burma studies worldwide, a selective guide to scholarly resources on Burma, and a
selective guide to periodical literature on Burma.
29250.) MUNIER, CHRISTOPHE and MYINT ANUG: ->Burmese Buddhist Murals, Volume I: Epigraphic Corpus of the
Powin Taung Caves. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2007. 1ST Edition 451 pgs., $95 Wraps trade size edition, a
mint copy.. Book publishes the Burmese texts of the captioned murals on these caves, laid out in registers, and their
English translation. It has 56 colour pages and altogether 400 photographs, For each cave, it gives a floor plan and
plans of the walls with murals.
8833.) MYANMAR PITAKA ASSOCIATION: ->Guide to the Tipitaka: An Introduction to the Buddhist Canon.
PB:White Lotus, Ltd.: Bangkok, 1993. 1st Edition 126 pgs., $19.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book provides an
authoritative description of Theravada Buddhist doctrine and summaries of all the texts of the Burmese version of
theTipitaka, the three collections of Buddhist teachings venerated as canonical. Includes also the Nettipakarana, the
Petakopadesa, and the celebrated Milindapantha.
30172.) MYINT-U, THANT: ->The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma. HC:Farrar, Straus & Giroux: New York,
BC. 2006 Edition 361 pgs., $4.95 A mint copy in a mint d/j.
5107.) NASH, MANNING: ->The Golden Road to Modernity: Village Life in Contemporary Burma. HC:John Wiley &
Sons: New York, 1965. 333 pgs., $15 A v/g copy in a v/g d/j.
5636.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1930, AUGUST: ->Working Teak in the Burma Forest and Strange Tribes in the
Shan States of Burma. PB:: , . 0 pgs., $7.5 A v/g copy. A.W. Smith worte the article on working Teak and W.
Robert Moore wrote the article on tribes of the Shan states.
6489.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1963, FEBRUARY: ->Burma: Gentle Neighbor of India and Red China. PB:: , .
0 pgs., $3 A v/g copy. Article written by W. Robert Moore.
3794.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1972, FEBRUARY: ->Spirits of Change Capture the Karens. PB:: , . 0 pgs., $3 A
v/g copy. Written by Peter Kunstadter.
2576.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1979, JUNE: ->Burma's Long-Necked Women. PB:: , . 0 pgs., $3 A v/g copy.
Article written by John M. Keshishian, M.D., 4 pages.
2578.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1984, JULY: ->Time and Again in Burma. PB:: , . 0 pgs., $2.5 A v/g plus copy.
Article written by Bryan Hodgson and James L. Stanfield.
5740.) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 1995, JULY: ->Burma, the Richest of Poor Countries. PB:: , . 0 pgs., $2.5 A fine
copy. Article written by Joel L. Swerdlow and photographs by Steve McCurry.
19973.) NAW, ANGELENE: ->Aung San and the Struggle for Burmese Independence. PB:Silkworm Books: Chiang
Mai, 2001. 284 pgs., $17.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This history sets the life of Aung San squarely in the
context of Burma's historic struggle for freedom.
4900.) NICHOLL, CHARLES: ->Borderlines: A Journey in Thailand and Burma. HC:Viking Press: New York, 1989. 1st
Edition 237 pgs., $2.99 A v/g copy in a v/g d/j. Book provides a traveller's eye view of life in upcounrty Thailand
30179.) NOP, P.: ->Tangay: The Setting Sun of Ramanya. HC:Song Sayam Co., Ltd.: Bangkok, 1997. 1ST Edition
142 pgs., $25 A fine copy with an illustrated cover. A nvoel of a Mon boy who has to flee his village and hide in
the jungle bordering Thailand after a Burmese attack.
8716.) NOR, P.: ->Tangay: The Setting Sun of Ramanya HC:Song Sayam Co.: Bangkok, 1997. 142 pgs., $15 A
mint copy. Story of a young Mon boy who had to flee his village and hide in the jungle bordering Thailand after a
32477.) OBRIEN, HARRIET: ->Forgotten Land: A Rediscovery of Burma. Speckling outer edges of pages, o/w a v/g
plus copy in a very fine d/j. Author is the daughter of a British diplomat to Burma and spent her teenage years in
Burma. Book provides a good overview of Burma history up to the time of when the book was publisehd in 1991.
28676.) O'CONNOR, V. C. SCOTT: ->Rubies of Mogok: Thabeit-Kyin, Capelan, Mogok. PB:White Lotus, Ltd.:
Bangkok, 2008. 1ST Edition 101 pgs., $21.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
8934.) O'CONNOR, V.C. SCOTT: ->Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in Burma. PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.:
Bangkok, 1996. REP. Edition 436 pgs., $42.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Author was a British colonial officer and
he seeks to retrace Burmese history through the important early cities. Work contains 242 illustrations, mostly
photographs, reproductions of paintings by Burmese painter Saya Chone, and maps and diagrams.
7146.) OERTEL: F .O.: ->A Tour In Burma In March and April 1892. PB:White Orchid Press: Bangkok, Thailand,
1995. REP. Edition 23 pgs., $25 Wraps trade ed., two faded spots along gutter of spine, o/w a v/g plus copy. This is a
report on the indigenous architecture of Burma from a visit to Burma in 1892. In addition to the this report of 23
pages, there are 41 full page reproductions of the photographs taken on this trip.
6284.) OUNG, KIN: ->Who Killed Aung San? PB:White Lotus Press: Bangkok, 1996. 2nd Edition 146 pgs., $22.5
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This is a second expanded edition of the original work.
8944.) P-B., E. M.: ->A Year on the Irrawaddy. PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.: Bangkok, 1998. REP. Edition 131 pgs.,
$21.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. An account first published in 1911 of life on the Irrawaddy written by the wife of
8709.) PICHARD, PIERRE: ->The Pentagonal Monuments of Pagan. HC:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 1991. 157 pgs.,
$25 A v/g plus copy. No d/j. Contains 117 black and white photos and 38 figure drawings. Book published
jointly by White Lotus and the Ecole Francaaise d'Extreme-Orient.
21408.) PITRONE, JEAN MADDERN: ->The Touch of His Hand: Colombo, A Modern Day Damien in Burma.
HC:Alba House: Staten Island, NY, 1970. 2nd Edition 161 pgs., $12 A v/g copy in a v/g d/j. An account of an
9686.) PO, SAN C.: ->Burma and the Karens. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2001. REP. Edition 94 pgs., $19.95
Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Written by a leader of the Karen people in 1928, he supported continued British
colonial rule as he feared Burman rule over the Karens. There is an introduction to his account by Christina Fink
who provides a historical background on the Karen people and the author.
30953.) PREECHARUSHH, DULYAPAK: ->Naypyidaw: The New Capital of Burma. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok,
2009. 1ST Edition 181 pgs., $26.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The author examines the pobbible factors involed
in the current relocation of the capital. He argues that moving the capital from Yangon to Naypyidaw will increase
the power of the current military regime to exercie strong and effective control over Burma in the future.
20670.) PUN, ANGELA and PAUL W. LEWIS: ->49 Lahu Stories. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2002. 84 pgs.,
$12.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. The 49 Lahu stories presented in this book are translated from the 1939 Lahu
Reader-Lahu Ka Pui Ka Lao that were collected and written down by the Reverend Ai Pun (Saya Ai Pun).
8942.) RAY, NIHAR-RANJAN: ->Sanskrit Buddhism in Burma. HC:U. Hla Maung: Rangoon, 1970. Rep. Edition 104
pgs., $17.5 A mint copy. A scholarly monograph drawing upon archeological and literary sources. First published
27562.) SAUL, J. D.: ->The Naga of Burma: their Festivals, Customs and Way of Life. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok,
2005. 214 pgs., $35 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book has 153 photos, many in color and 56 illustrations. Book
has index and a bibliography. Photography by Dominique Viallard.
2427.) SEAGRAVE, GORDON S.: ->Burma Surgeon. HC:W. W. Norton & Co.: New York, 1943. 295 pgs., $6 A v/g
20114.) SEEKINS, DONALD M.: ->The Disorder in Order: The Army-State in Burma Since 1962. PB:White Lotus
Ltd.: Bangkok, 2002. 403 pgs., $29.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. A good overveiw of the history army rule in
Burma. Author is professor of Southeast asia Stduies at Meio University of Okinawa, Japan.
8966.) SEIN, KENNETH (MAUNG KHE) & J. A. WITHEY:->The Great Po Sein: A Chronicle of the Burmese Theater.
HC:Indiana University Press: Bloomington, IN, 1965. 170 pgs., $15 Piece cut out from edge of enpaper, o/w a v/g
copy. Book contains 15 black and white photos. There are also drawings by Ba Lone Lay.
7143.) SEIN, MAUNG KHE & JOSEPH A. WITHEY:->The Great Po Sein. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, Thailand,
1998. REP. Edition 170 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Po Sein was a leading figure in Burmese drama,
dying in 1952. Tthe American author of this book wa a Fulbright Scholar studying theatre in Burma and he teamed
up with a family member of the Sein family to write this book. Book was first published by Indiana University Press in
8429.) SELL, JULIE: ->Whispers at the Pagoda: Portraits of Modern Burma. PB:Orchid Press: Bangkok, 1999. 150
pgs., $17 Wraps trade ed., a very fine copy. A current portrait of the Burmese situation by a former journalist for the
Asian Wall Street Journal and The International Herald Tribune in Paris.
7195.) SILVERSTEIN, Ed. JOSEF: ->The Political Legacy of Aung San. PB:SEAP Program, Cornell University:
Ithaca, NY, 1993. REV. Edition 161 pgs., $22.95 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Book contains 18 documents and an
introductory essay by the editor. He also provides background on each document..
21398.) SINGER, NOEL F.: ->Burmese Dance and Theatre. HC:Oxford University Press: Singapore, 1995. 94 pgs.,
$17.5 A fine copy Iin a laminated cover. Title is part of the Images of Asia series. There are 17 color plates and
30 blakc and white photos and/or illustrations.
23300.) SINGER, NOEL F.: ->The Sorcerrer-King and That Great Abortion At Mingun. HC:APH Publishing Corp.:
New Delhi, 2004. 278 pgs., $45 A very fine copy in a very fine d/j. An account of Badon Min, the sorcerer-king of
Burma and his project to create the Mingun pagoda. Sixteen pages of plates, many in color, accompnay the text.
32476.) SINGER, NOEL F.: ->Vaishali and the Indianization of Arakan. A mint copy in a mint d/j. Author is a
scholar on Myanmar archaeology and culture. He is an artist as well and this book has 36 pages of color plated and
32877.) SKIDMORE, Ed. MONIQUE: ->Burma At the Turn of the 21st Century. HC:Univeristy of Hawaii Press:
Honolulu, HI, 2005. 1ST Edition 304 pgs., $19.95 A mint copy.
29975.) SMITH, DONALD EUGENE: ->Religion and Politics om Burma. A v/g plus copy in a v/g d/j.
22577.) STEWART, A. T. Q.: ->The Pagoda War: Lord Dufferin and the Fall of the Kingdom of Ava, 1885-1886.
PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2003. 2nd Edition 223 pgs., $17.5 Wraps trade ed., a v/g plus copy. An account of the
Mandalay campaign in which King Thibas and Queen Supayalat were deposed and sent into exile in India.
Afterwards, Upper Burma became a part of the British Empre.
30312.) TAYLOR, ROBERT H.: ->The State in Myanmar. PB:University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu, HI, 2009. 1st
Edition 555 pgs., $29.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. This book is a substantive addition to Dr. Taylor's 1987 edition
as it continues the story of the evolution and development of the modern Burmese to 2008.
4471.) THAUNG, U: ->A Journalist, A General, and An Army in Burma. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 1995. 136
pgs., $17.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Account of a Burmese journalist who was jailed by General Ne Win. He
chronicles what he calls the stupidity and crimes of the Burma Army.
21077.) THWE, PASCAL KHOO: ->From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey. HC:HarperCollins
Publishers: New York, 2002. 1st Edition 304 pgs., $15 A mint copy in a mint d/j. An autobiography by a Burmese
born in 1967 and a member of the Padaung tribe. He fled to Great Britain in 1989 after being a guerrillia fighter
against the current military junta.
29992.) TRAGER, FRANK N.: ->Burma From Kingdom to Republic: A Historical and Political Analysis. Name on
inside cover, o/w a v/g plus copy in a v/g d/j.
9077.) TUCKER, SHELBY: ->Among Insurgents: Walking Through Burma. PB:White Lotus Co.: Bangkok, 2000.
386 pgs., $29.5 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy... Author entered Burma through China and travelled among the
8236.) van SCHENDEL, WILLEM, WOLFGANG MEY & ADITYA KUMAR DEWAN:->The Chittagong Hill Tracts: Living
in a Borderland. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 2000. 325 pgs., $59.95 Wraps trade ed., a fine copy. Book
examines the borderland between Burma, India and Bangladesh, inhabited by 12 distinct ethnic groups. Contains
30307.) WAKEMAN, CAROLYN and SAN SAN TIN: ->No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma Under Military Rule.
HC:Rowman & Littlefield: 2008. 1ST Edition 197 pgs., $32 A mint copy in a mint d/j. A narrative of a woman's
search for independence over four decades as repression spreads in Burma and the sahdow of military rule
lengthens. Her father struggled against British colonialism beginning in the 1930s.
25459.) WEBSTER, DONOVAN: ->The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War
II. HC:Farrar Straus Giroux: New York, 2003. 1st Edition 370 pgs., $5.95 A very fine copy in a very fine d/j.
27225.) WIN, SAO HTUN HMAT: ->The Initiation of Novicehood and the Ordination of Monkhood in the Burmese
Buddhist Culture. PB:White Lotus Ltd.: Bangkok, 1986. Rep. Edition 172 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a fine copy.
mint copy. This is a study of an initiation ceremony which took place in 1935 in the southern Shan states. First
published by the Department of Religous Affairs in Rangoon.
8836.) WIN, SAO HTUN HMAT: ->The Initiation of Novicehood and the Ordination of Monkhood in the Burmese
Buddhist Culture. PB:White Lotus Co., Ltd.: Bangkok, 1986. REP. Edition 172 pgs., $15 Wraps trade ed., a mint
copy. This is a study of an initiation ceremony which took place in 1935 in the southern Shan states. First published
by the Department of Religious Affiars in Rangoon.
29258.) WINTLE, JUSTIN: ->Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Sui Kyi, Burma's Prisoner of Conscience.
HC:Skyhorse Publishing: New York, 2007. 1St Edition 464 pgs., $25 A mint copy in a mint d/j. An excellent
account of Aung San Suu Kyi's life and efforts to bring democary to Burma.
2729.) YANG, BO: ->Golden Triangle: Frontier and Wilderness. PB:Joint Publishing Co.: Hong Kong, 1987. 204
pgs., $12 Wraps trade ed., a v/g copy. This is the sequel to 'Strange Land,' recounting the story of the Lone Army
7192.) YI, KHIN: ->The Dobama Movement in Burma (1930-1938.. PB:SEAP Program, Cornell University: Ithaca,
NY, 1988. 140 pgs., $21 Wraps trade ed., a mint copy.
21581.) YOE, SHWAY: ->The Burman: His Life and Notions. HC:Kiscadale Publications: Arran, Scotland, 1989.
Rep. Edition 609 pgs., $25 A v/g plus copy in a v/g plus d/j. An account on all aspects of Burmese culture, society,
and daily life written by Sir JG Scott in 1882.n
32935.) YOUNG, GORDON: ->The Wind Will Yet Sing. Wraps trade ed., a mint copy. Novel by the son of noted
Christian missionaries who served in Northeast Burma among Lahu tribal people. Novel based on his growing up
among the children of the Lahu people..
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