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  1. 1. 001Title: A bachelor girl in BurmaBookID: 0344Authors: G E MittonISBN-10(13): 0000000344Publisher: London, Adam & C. BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: English Description: A Bachelor Girl in Burma is a travel narrative written by Geraldine Edith Mitton. Shewrote a complete and exhaustive account of the people and the land, including all the wild tribes ofthe North after she had been in Burma for two months. Mitton was an English novelist andbiographer.002Title: A Burmese arcady; an account of a long & intimate sojourn amongst the mountaindwellers of the Burmese hinterland & of their engaging characteristics and customs, etc.BookID: 0190Authors: C M EnriquezISBN-10(13): 0000000190Publisher:Publication date: 1923Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of a long and intimate sojourn amongst the mountaindwellers of the Burmese hinterland and of their engaging characteristics and customs.003Title: A Burmese enchantmentBookID: 0110Authors: Colin Metcalfe EnriquezISBN-10(13): 0000000110Publisher: Calcutta : Thacker, Spink and Co
  2. 2. Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A Burmese Enchantment is an account of the tourist attraction and the interestingplaces for travel in Burma, such as Burmese pagodas, capital of the Alaungpra Dynasty, etc.004Title: A child at armsBookID: 0217Authors: Patrick DavisISBN-10(13): 0000000217Publisher: London, HutchinsonPublication date: 1970Edition:Language: English Description: This book is an account of the author’s experience of the war against the Japanesein Burma in World War II. The memoirs of a British Company officer of the 4/8 th Gurkha Riflesduring the Burma campaign 1944-45. It covers from the defense of Kohima duringthe 1944 Japaneseoffensive thru the British counter-offensive and the retaking of Burma 1944-45. In 1943 the authorwas an 18 year old Subaltern in the 3rd Gurkhas who as part of Field Marshall Slim’s FourteenthArmy drove the Japanese back across the Irrawaddy and laid the foundation for the famous march toRangoon.005Title: A cultural study of the Burmese eraBookID: 0086Authors: R L SoniISBN-10(13): 0000000086Publisher: Mandalay, Institute of Buddhist CulturePublication date: 1955Edition:Language: English Description: This book is a broadly outlined history of Burma, with emphasis on religious factors.It mentions that it is a study of the Burmese era and calendar, but is really a rambling discourse on
  3. 3. the Indo-Burmese cultural relationship. It is an enquiry into the nature and career of the era ofBurma. The effects of national historical processes and Indian culture on it together with acommentary on features to the Burmese era, including an investigation into its status in the culturalhistory of East Asia.006Title: A detail on the Burma frontBookID: 0111Authors: Winifred Hilda BeaumontISBN-10(13): 0563171936Publisher: London : British Broadcasting CorporationPublication date: 1977Edition:Language: English Description: This is the story of an army nurse serving the army in the Burma campaign 1944-46.Beaumont worked in base hospitals where the wards were virtually on permanent parade, and atthe front line where she coped with makeshift wards in tents and shortage of water and food.Beaumont nursed all creeds and colors of men, but she never lost her compassion and perseverance.Her extraordinary story was jammed with living, and Beaumont describes it with affection and agreat sense of humor.007Title: A history of BurmaBookID: 0340Authors: Maung Htin AungISBN-10(13): 0000000340Publisher: New York, London: Columbia University PressPublication date: 1967Edition:Language: English Description: This book is an account of Burmese history from the early kingdom of the Mons andPyus until the regaining of independence in 1948. The author writes the history by starting from therise and fall of the three Burmese Empires, the intrusion and conquest of Burma by the British, andconcludes with a chapter on Burma since independence. At the end of the book, the author gives the
  4. 4. detailed reference on Southeast Asian history in the Appendix for the readers who want to read orstudy it further.008Title: A history of SiamBookID: 0364Authors: W A R WoodISBN-10(13): 0000000364Publisher: London, G. Allen & UnwinPublication date: 1926Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A History of Siam is based almost entirely on ancient Thai documentation. It coversthe subject from the earliest history until the democratic reforms of the early 1930s. This book iswritten by a British consul living in Thailand, and it is the first book in a western language on thecountrys history.009Title: A Kind of Fighting. A novelBookID: 0098Authors: Patrick CruttwellISBN-10(13): 0000000098Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons: LondonPublication date: 1959Edition:Language: English Description: A Kind of Fighting is a novel by Patrick Cruttwell. The story is concerned with warand politics in an Eastern country, once it is a British colony, now it is independent. The author tellsthe story of its national hero and his assassination. It is obviously based on the life and death ofGeneral Aung San of Burma.010Title: A kingdom lost for a drop of honey, and other Burmese folktales
  5. 5. BookID: 0259Authors: Htin Aung, U.; G Trager; Pau Oo ThetISBN-10(13): 0000000259Publisher: New York, Parents Magazine PressPublication date: 1968Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The book includes fifteen tales from the area of Mandalay in Central Burma. Thetales were selected from Muang Htin Aung’s Books: Burmese Folk Tales and Burmese Law Tales;with lovely Burmese Style illustrations by Paw Oo Thet. All folktales have a flavor of their own. Thesefifteen Burmese tales are pungent. Although the style is blunt and forthright, it has a quiet grace andthe gentle characteristics of the Burmese people. The situations and plots are fresh. The humor ismarked by a keen sense of the ridiculous, thus the story ending often comes as a pleasant surprise.011Title: A Marriage in Burmah, a novelBookID: 0119Authors: M Chan-toonISBN-10(13): 0000000119Publisher: London : GreeningPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A Marriage in Burmah is a novel written by Mrs. M. Chan Toon. This novel shows thedifficulties of interracial marriage and other subjects. As husband and wife have different race, andheld very dissimilar views, the novel cannot be taken as a fair presentment of ordinary monogamousmarriage in Burma. The author is an Englishwoman, she married a Burmese barrister and lived inRangoon before returning to England and remarried after his death.012Title: A people at schoolBookID: 0356Authors: H Fielding
  6. 6. ISBN-10(13): 0000000356Publisher: London : Macmillan and Co.Publication date: 1906Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A People at School is an account of the school service in Burma by the author, andhis views about Burma and the Burmese in the period both before & after the 1886 annexation fromanother point of view. Moreover, it includes British rule in India, governor governed, the orientalmind, the village community, material prosperity, criminal law, honesty and truth, courts andpeople, buddhism, women, Burmese and immigrants. The author was a British man, and being aresident for a long time in Burma.013Title: A practical grammar of the English tongue : or, A rational and easy introduction tospeaking and writing English correctly and properlyBookID: 0359Authors: William LoughtonISBN-10(13): 0000000359Publisher: London : Printed for C. Ward and R. ChandlerPublication date: 1734Edition:Language: English Description: This book is the English grammar book for the use of high school students. The bookis divided into three parts: Part 1 – Letters; Part 2 – Syllables; Part 3 – Words; Part 4 – Syntax, and itincludes an introduction to the art of writing014Title: A practical method with the Burmese languageBookID: 0256Authors: William Hill SloanISBN-10(13): 0000000256Publisher: Rangoon, American Mission PressPublication date: 1911Edition:
  7. 7. Language: EnglishDescription: This is a book for learning Burmese language for foreigners. It includes the AnglicizedSpelling-book, the Grammatical Notes and Phrases, and the phrase lessons for the drills according tothe learners’ requirements. The learner should use this book with Dr. Judson’s Dictionary that willhelp in the spelling of Burmese words. This book is expected to help the people who wish to acquireonly a colloquial knowledge of the Burmese language. It does not pretend to be scholarly, exact orexhaustive.015Title: A trial in Burma : the assassination of Aung SanBookID: 0331Authors: Maung MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000331Publisher: The Hague : NijhoffPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book describes broadly the police investigation of the assassination of Aung Sanand his colleagues, and the trial of U Saw and others for the murder of Aung San and his colleagues.The book is well-written and concise, and it regards as the main source for the fact. The author givesthe picture of Burma’s history in those crucial times, and presents full judgment of the SpecialTribunal with the records of trial in order to serve the historian and the peoples in Burma.016Title: Aequanimitas with other addressesBookID: 0104Authors: William Osler, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000104Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : Classics of Medicine LibraryPublication date: 1987Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Aequanimitas with other addresses is a collection of essays from the famousphysician and statesman, Sir William Osler, capturing the essence of the healing art for medicalStudents, nurses and practitioners of medicine.
  8. 8. 017Title: Aesops fables : a new version, chiefly from original sourcesBookID: 0139Authors: Thomas James; Aesop.; John Tenniel, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000139Publisher: London : J. MurrayPublication date: 1848Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Aesop’s Fables refers to a collection of fables from the Greek story teller, Aesop.Aesop is a slave and story-teller in Ancient Greece. Aesop uses animalistic qualities to focus onhuman traits and wisdom. Each fable has an accompanying moral to be learned from the tale. Thefables remain a popular choice for moral education of children today. This book is an attractivecollection of Aesops Fables with over one hundred illustrations designed by John Tenniel.018Title: AFOOT AND AFLOAT IN BURMABookID: 0207Authors: A H WilliamsISBN-10(13): 0000000207Publisher: Takoma Park : Review And HeraldPublication date: 1922Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a fascinating primary resource on the Burmese, including the Karens, Tailings,Taungthus, Shans, Chins and Kachin peoples. It covers an introduction to Burma, its peoples, theircustoms, religion. The Aung Baw or water – buffalo and its uses, rice cultivation, palm trees for everypurpose, the making and useof elephants, floating logs down the river, building the houses. Gettingfood from the river, Buddhist Boys and monasteries, how young Burmans make merry, canoe andbullock cart through the floods. With Ma daw at the school house, strange Burmese ways of helpingthe sick, Bamboo houses, Market day, Go to the Shan hills by train and caravan. Missionary workamong the Burmans, festivals, Karen women and their unusual brass neck and leg rings.019Title: Aid to Land-Surveying. Small edition. In Burmese
  9. 9. BookID: 0037Authors: John Charles CLANCEYISBN-10(13): 0000000037Publisher: RangoonPublication date: 1906Edition:Language: English Description: This textbook covers all topics of land-surveying, and it includes scale, symbols,reference table, examples, exercises, and illustrations, together with useful sets of simple questionsin Arithmetic and Surveying. This book is written in Burmese language. Therefore, it is appropriatefor the students of the surveying classes in Burma, and for surveyors, thugyis, land measurers, andothers acquainted with the Burmese language, and desire to study the subject of surveying. It willalso be serviceable to professional and district officers in Burma.020Title: Alices Adventures in wonderlandBookID: 0197Authors: Lewis CarrollISBN-10(13): 0000000197Publisher: New York;Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most famous children’s bookswritten by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It is a taleof a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar andanthropomorphic creatures. This book is illustrated with 50 drawings by John Tenniel.021Title: Among pagodas and fair ladies : an account of a tour through BurmaBookID: 0198Authors: Gwendolen Galton Trench GascoigneISBN-10(13): 0000000198
  10. 10. Publisher: London : A.D. Innes & Co.Publication date: 1896Edition:Language: English Description: This book is an account of a tour through Burma by a British woman. Content of thisbook: Burmese and their characteristics, The Burmese women, Pagodas, Mandalay and the palace,On the river, Bhamo and Tsembo, The flora of Burma, On the river below Mandalay, Rice and itstreatment, “Pohn-gyees”, Burmese language and literature, Ear-boring, tattooing and the burial ofthe dead, with superb photographs.022Title: An Account of the foxglove and some of its medical uses, with practical remarks ondropsy and other diseasesBookID: 0152Authors: W WitheringISBN-10(13): 0000000152Publisher: Birmingham : Leslie B. AdamsPublication date: 1979Edition:Language: English Description: An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses contains reports on thefoxglove and some of medical uses. This book is a model of sober, empirical medical writing, and itstill has scientific use 200 years after its initial publication. In this book, Withering reported thefailures as well as the successes of digitalis therapy, developed guidelines to avoid overdose andunderdose, and documented his findings with hospital cases. William Withering (1741-1799) was aBritish physician and the discoverer of digitalis.023Title: An English girls first impression of BurmahBookID: 0345Authors: Beth EllisISBN-10(13): 0000000345Publisher: London. : R PlattPublication date: 1899
  11. 11. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the author’s journey in Burma. Contents of the book: Thevoyage, Rangoon, The road to Mandalay, The journey to the hills, An up-country station, TheEuropean inhabitants, The Burmese, Entertaining, Adventures, Beasts and reptiles, Sport, and Thereturn.024Title: An introduction to the history of South-east AsiaBookID: 0130Authors: Bertie Reginald PearnISBN-10(13): 0000000130Publisher: Longmans of MalaysiaPublication date: 1963Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a good introduction to the history of Southeast Asia. Contents: TheBackground; The Early Monarchies; The Archipelago to the Year 1500; The Mainland Monarchies tothe Year 1700, The Europeans in South-East Asia to the Year 1800; The Mainland Monarchies 1700-1850; The Nineteenth Century; and The Nationalist Era.025Title: An introduction to the political economy of BurmaBookID: 0140Authors: J S FurnivallISBN-10(13): 0000000140Publisher: Rangoon, Peoples Literature Committee & HousePublication date: 1957Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a good introduction to the political economy of Burma. In the author’spreface, the primary object was to help Burmans towards better knowledge of economic conditionsin Burma and a clearer understanding of its economic problems. The author writes this book in a
  12. 12. simple manner and adequately supplies the primary objective referred to for an elementarytextbook on economics in relation to Burma.026Title: Anawrahta of BurmaBookID: 0035Authors: Khin Myo Chit, DawISBN-10(13): 0000000035Publisher: Rangoon : U Htin GyiPublication date: 1970Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Anawrahta of Burma first published in The Working People’s Daily under the titleHeroes of Old Burma. It is a historical novel woven the history from Aniruddha, commonly known asAnawrahta, king of Burma in the eleventh century, into a romance story. This novel is the story oflove between Anawrahta and Shan princess, Saw Mon Hla, whose love rose from the earthy tospiritual heights. The scenes are lively, the events as described are plausible and probable.027Title: Ann of AvaBookID: 0107Authors: Ethel Daniels HubbardISBN-10(13): 0000000107Publisher: New York, Missionary education movement of the United States and CanadaPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Ann of Ava is a biography of the wife of Adoniram Judson, American Baptistmissionary to Burma and contemporary of William Carey. They had lived in Burma for six yearsbefore they converted to baptize. Her husband was imprisoned in a colonial dispute and she spentherself providing him food. She died in Burma on 24 October 1826.028Title: Around the shores of Asia, a diary of travel from the Golden Horn to the Golden GateBookID: 0357Authors: Mary Augusta Mason Dickinson Poynter, lady
  13. 13. ISBN-10(13): 0000000357Publisher: London, G. Allen & UnwinPublication date: 1921Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Around the Stories of Asia is a diary of travel from the Golden Horn to the GoldenGate. This trip occurred just before the outbreak of the Great War, the author visitedConstantinople, Athens, Alexandria, Cairo, Port Said, Aden, Karachi, Bombay, Agra, Delhi, Benares,Calcutta, Rangoon, Penang, Singapore, Batavia, Builtenzorg, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Canton,Shanghai, Nagasaki, Kobe, Kyoto, Yokohama, Kamakura, Tokyo, Nikko, Lake Chuzenji, Honolulu, SanFrancisco.029Title: Articles on the physiography of BurmaBookID: 0292Authors: Nyi NyiISBN-10(13): 0000000292Publisher: RangoonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of articles on geology and physiography of Burma written byDr Nyi Nyi, who later became Deputy Minister of Education and Minister of Mines. It includes 15articles in this book, such as Irrawaddy River, caves in Moulmein area, ancient volcanoes of Burma,earthquake in Burma, etc.030Title: Aung San and the struggle for Burmese independenceBookID: 0115Authors: Angelene NawISBN-10(13): 9747551543Publisher: Thailand : Silkworm BooksPublication date: 2001
  14. 14. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the comprehensive biography of Aung San, one of the most importantpolitical figures in the history of Burmas struggle for independence. Aung San is still widely admiredby Burmese people, and his name is still invoked in Burmese politics to this day. Thus, this is a well-researched and readable history by the author, who tries to collect as much information as possiblefor every detail in the life of Aung San, in the context of Burma’s historic struggle for freedom.031Title: Aung San of BurmaBookID: 0128Authors: Maung MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000128Publisher: The Hague, Published for Yale UniversityPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a biography of Aung San, a Burmese revolutionary, nationalist, andpolitician. He is recognized as the leading architect of independence, and the founder of the Unionof Burma. The author tried to collect Aung San’s picture, his role, his speeches, and his writings fromseveral sources in order to be the record about Aung San of Burma032Title: Back to MandalayBookID: 0219Authors: Lowell ThomasISBN-10(13): 0000000219Publisher: London : F. MullerPublication date: 1952Edition:Language: English Description: It is the true adventure story of the daring exploits of General Orde Wingate,fabulous guerrilla fighter, and the gallant American Air Commandos, who fought a strange, new kind
  15. 15. of war in the impenetrable jungles of Burma with the support of Chindits, an allied Special Force inNorth Burma during 1942-1944. Most fascinating of all, there is the legendary General Wingate whoimprovised the tactics that opened the road back to Mandalay for the Allies. Furthermore, the storyincludes some rare photographs, especially the picture of General Wingate and the glider landings.Lowell Thomas has painted the whole panorama of the war in Burma in his own dramatic way, whichkeeps you turning page after page waiting with anticipation for what comes next.033Title: Ballads of Burma : anecdotal and analyticalBookID: 0250Authors: OolayISBN-10(13): 0000000250Publisher: London : ThackerPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Ballads of Burma is a collection of 37 ditties, on 19th century colonial life in Burma,and most of these ditties have been originally published in the Rangoon Gazette, Rangoon Times,and the Burma Critic. The author revises these ditties before republishing in this book with theillustrations of T. Martin Jones. Some ditties reflect the authors views of the unjust treatment ofBurma at the hands of the Indian Government at the time.034Title: BandoolaBookID: 0278Authors: James Howard Williams; Henry C PitzISBN-10(13): 0000000278Publisher: London : Hart-DavisPublication date: 1953Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Bandoola is the true story of the life of the most notable work elephant in modernBurmese history. J. H. Williams, who worked for the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation 1920-42and with XIVth Army 1942-6 in the teak forests of Burma, witnessed this story. The author recountsevents involving the elephant Bandoola, who helped to build the Burma Road, and who died such amysterious death in Burma during the Japanese occupation during World War II.
  16. 16. 035Title: Beyond the Chindwin, being an account of the adventures of Number five column of theWingate expedition into Burma, 1943BookID: 0298Authors: Bernard Fergusson, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000298Publisher: London, CollinsPublication date: 1945Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Beyond the Chindwin is an account of the adventures of Number Five Column of theWingate Expedition into Burma in February of 1943. Bernard Fergusson was one of the men whosewhole perception of life and values were changed by these experiences. The events are thoseencountered by Number Five Column, only one of the full Expeditionary Force, but they stand asrepresentation of the whole. It would be interesting to read accounts of Fergussons role by hisofficers and lower ranks.036Title: Borderlines : a journey in Thailand and BurmaBookID: 0304Authors: Charles NichollISBN-10(13): 0000000304Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : VikingPublication date: 1988Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Borderlines is based on three months of travel in upcountry Thailand and Burmaduring 1986. The author’s writing style is vivid and quick, and it likes a kind of road movie. The storyof a journey becomes many stories: Harry and Katai, Kachin jade and Shan opium, sexuality andspirituality, crossing borderlines, which are both real and imaginary.037Title: Brahmanical Gods in Burma. A chapter of Indian art and iconographyBookID: 0019
  17. 17. Authors: Nihar-ranjan RayISBN-10(13): 0000000019Publisher: University of CalcuttaPublication date: 1932Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is based on the author’s research. It is a study of the Hindu elements inancient Burmese religion, and their implications regarding early Indo-Burmese relations, based onthe analysis of extant religious sculpture and images on cast coinage. Furthermore, this monographexamines the profound influence of Visnu, Siva, Brahma and other gods upon the origin and historyof architecture in Burmese art from the early centuries AD.038Title: Breakthrough in Burma; memoirs of a revolution, 1939-1946BookID: 0251Authors: Ba Maw, UISBN-10(13): 0000000251Publisher: New Haven, Yale University PressPublication date: 1968Edition:Language: English Description: These memoirs not only give us an author’s own perception of the revolution butalso provide the most complete account of Burma’s role in World War II. The author was a Burmesepolitical leader, active during the interwar and World War II period, and this book is an account ofhis role during the important years, 1939 – 1946. Tracing the rise of Burmese nationalism fromBritish colonial days through the Japanese occupation of Burma and the achievement ofindependence, the author presents a vast panorama of the people and the events of those years039Title: British rule in Burma, 1824-1942.BookID: 0241Authors: G E HarveyISBN-10(13): 0000000241Publisher: London: Faber and Faber
  18. 18. Publication date: 1942Edition:Language: English Description: This book provides the most readable and informative account of Burma during thepast hundred years. The social structure, political events, economic affairs are described with theknowledge of the author. The author has been the Indian Civil Servant for twenty years and servedin various administrative posts in Burma. Besides, he is the author of the History of Burma from theearliest times to 10 March 1824, a standard account of the history of Burma in pre-British times. Inthis study of the modern period, he places the problems of the present time against the backgroundof the past, providing the factual information to the understanding of the present situation.040Title: Britons at bay : the adventures of two midshipmen in the second Burmese warBookID: 0108Authors: Henry Charles MooreISBN-10(13): 0000000108Publisher: London : Wells Gardner, DartonPublication date: 1900Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Britons at Bay is a novel by Henry Charles Moore. It is the story of the adventures oftwo midshipmen in the Second Burmese War.041Title: Buddhism: being a sketch of the life and teachings of Gautama, the BuddhaBookID: 0103Authors: T W Rhys DavidsISBN-10(13): 0000000103Publisher: London, Society for promoting Christian knowledge; New York, Pott, Young, & coPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the delightful work on early Buddhism written by T. W.Rhys Davids, the celebrated Buddhist scholar. Contents of the book: The life of Gautama (Part I); The
  19. 19. life of Gautama (Part II); The essential doctrines of Buddhism; Buddhist morality; The order ofmendicants; The legend of the Buddha; Northern Buddhism; and Spread of Buddhism.042Title: Buddhism and society; a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudesBookID: 0049Authors: Melford E SpiroISBN-10(13): 0000000049Publisher: New York, Harper & RowPublication date: 1970Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Buddhism and Society is an in-depth study of the principles of Buddhism. Spiroshows how Buddhism has changed through the years, the ritual system and ceremonies of theBuddhism, how it affects society and how the society affects it. He explores complicated connectionsbetween religion and social integration, economic development, and political organization. Spiroalso includes an overview of the Buddhist ritual system in Burma, functions and role of themonkhood, and a few comments on the impact of Buddhist practice on Burmese society.043Title: Building a welfare state in Burma, 1948-1956BookID: 0334Authors: Frank N TragerISBN-10(13): 0000000334Publisher: New York, Institute of Pacific RelationsPublication date: 1958Edition:Language: English Description: This book is based on the research concerning the description and analysis of theproblems facing Burma for the first eight years of its independence, and the series of economic,political and social plans to build this country of peace and prosperity. All data have been correctedfor the period 1948-1956. The material in this book concerns Burma but perhaps the argument
  20. 20. concerning development may also apply to other countries. The postscript briefly added the changesand new trends envisaged in the Four-Year Plan. Therefore, this book covers the first decade ofBurma’s post-colonial economic history from the time that General Aung San and Thakin Nunegotiated the documents of independence with the British Labor Government in January andOctober 1947 until October 1957.044Title: Burma: a selected and annotated bibliographyBookID: 0199Authors: Frank N TragerISBN-10(13): 0875362273Publisher: New Haven, Human Relations Area Files PressPublication date: 1973Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a selected and annotated Bibliography on Burma in behavioral science. Itincludes books, documents, articles, monographs, and dissertations.045Title: Burma, a handbook of practical informationBookID: 0308Authors: James George Scott, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000308Publisher: London, A. Moring Ltd.Publication date: 1921Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a handbook of Burma written by Sir J. C. Scott. The book gives informationabout a brief history, geography and climate, government, industries, archeology, art, population,religion, language spoke, interesting places to travel, and beautiful sceneries of the country,including the Shan States, and lists of animals, trees and minerals in Burma. This book containsnumerous illustrations.
  21. 21. 047Title: The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War. Burma : 1942-1945BookID: 0094Authors: Raymond CallahanISBN-10(13): 0706702182Publisher: London : Davis- PoynterPublication date: 1978Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The book is a remarkable and exhaustive case study in the shaping of strategy bypolitics. It is also a tribute to the spirit of the Indian Army, as it went crashing down into history forthe last time. It provides details of the British defeat of Burma in 1942 and reveals the painfulambiguities of the Anglo-American relationship during the World War II048Title: Burma, a profileBookID: 0332Authors: Norma BixlerISBN-10(13): 0000000332Publisher: New York : Praeger PublishersPublication date: 1971Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book gives knowledge about the history of Burma from the founding of akingdom at Pagan in 1044 by Anoratha until the arrival of the British in the early nineteenth century.The author retells the dramatic story of Burma’s loss of independence with the British Annexationduring nineteenth century and its struggles to regain and preserve its freedom during the twentieth.Furthermore, the author analyzes economic progress and problems under the quasi-socialistRevolutionary Council, and discusses the economic conditions, ethnic, cultural and linguisticdistinctions among the Burmans and other ethnic minorities. It is appropriate for the reader withlittle or no prior knowledge of Burma.049Title: Burma and General Ne WinBookID: 0036Authors: Maung Maung, U
  22. 22. ISBN-10(13): 0000000036Publisher: New York, Asia Pub. HousePublication date: 1969Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: More than two decades of freedom, Burma has come through many troubles, whichhave since beset the country, together with in the course of these events the man who has been thekey figure in Burma’s affairs, General Ne Win. This book gathers and reveals the information ofGeneral Ne Win’s career and highlights the facts in the manner of a biography. In this book, it showsthat the author sincerely and deeply admired General Ne Win. The book does not categorize into theliterature, it is neither a history nor a biography but a combination of the two.050Title: Burma and the insurrectionsBookID: 0341Authors:ISBN-10(13): 0000000341Publisher: Burma : Gov. of the Union of Burma Publ.Publication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book covers the upheavals in the history of Burma immediately after itsindependence in 1948 when the whole country was solidly behind the Anti-fascist peoples freedomleague, inspired founded, organized and cemented by the late Bogyoke Aung San.051Title: Burma as it was, as it is, and as it will beBookID: 0228Authors: James George Scott, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000228Publisher: London, G. RedwayPublication date: 1886
  23. 23. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The contents of this book include the story of Burma in many aspects: History,geography, the people, Burmese kings, hill tribes, beliefs and superstition, religion, relationship ofBurma with the Europeans, Burmese officials, trade and industrial prospects. The author has writtenthis book followed the lines of, and utilized the lecture delivered before the Society of Arts inJanuary 1886052Title: Burma during the Japanese occupationBookID: 0031Authors: Burma. Intelligence BureauISBN-10(13): 0000000031Publisher: Simla : Intelligence Bureau, Govt. of BurmaPublication date: 1943Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This document describes the events and conditions in Burma during the period ofthe Japanese occupation up to 1st October 1943. This is the most reliable, complete and accurateinformation during the Japanese occupation from the Government of Burma. The documentincludes the political, the administrative and the economic conditions of Burma during thoseperiods.053Title: Burma during the Japanese occupation. Vol. IIBookID: 0034Authors: Burma. Intelligence BureauISBN-10(13): 0000000034Publisher: Simla : Govt. of India PressPublication date: 1944Edition:Language: English
  24. 24. Description: This document volume 2 describes the events and conditions in Burma during theperiod of the Japanese occupation up to 1st October 1943. This is the most reliable, complete andaccurate information during the Japanese occupation from the Government of Burma. Thedocument includes the Burmese Government, the District administration, Finance and revenue,Religion, the Burma National Army and the Constitution Act of Burma, B.E. 1305.054Title: Burma, from kingdom to republic : a historical and political analysisBookID: 0342Authors: Frank N TragerISBN-10(13): 0000000342Publisher: London : Pall Mall pressPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: English Description: This book is based on the historical and political analysis of Burma written by FrankN. Trager. The author recounts the story of Burma’s loss of independence in the nineteenth centuryand the struggles to regain and preserve the freedom in the twentieth century. Based on Trager’ssurvey of Burma’s relations with the major powers and with Asian neighbors, Trager notes thatalthough Burma is a neutralist country unaffiliated with either of the Cold war power, but Burma hasnot refused to take sides on specific issues.055Title: Burma in the family of nationsBookID: 0043Authors: Maung Maung, UISBN-10(13): 0000000043Publisher: Amsterdam, Uitgeverij DjambatanPublication date: 1956Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the diplomatic and legal history of Burma in the modernperiod. The author writes this book by stressing the important aspects of Burmese history whichhave influenced him in the assessment of earlier or contemporary events. The book begins with a
  25. 25. background of Burma as an independent kingdom, the impact of the West upon Burma, thesubjugation by the British, and follows by the swift changes that took place in the 19th and 20thcenturies culminating in the Japanese invasion, and Burma’s liberation and independence.056Title: Burma : military rule & the politics of stagnationBookID: 0068Authors: Josef SilversteinISBN-10(13): 0000000068Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University PressPublication date: 1977Edition:Language: English Description: This book is based on the author’s study on Burmese military rule and politics.After Silverstein traces the roots of Burmese political culture to the pre-colonial period, heconcentrates on the period of military rule from 1962 to 1974, and the constitutional dictatorshipfrom 1974 to the present. His analysis focuses on the new leadership, ideals, institutions, andpolitical processes. Silverstein also makes more complete with his discussion by a carefulexamination of the economy and foreign policy under both democratic and military rule, and heconcludes with some observations on fundamental problems that must be resolved.057Title: Burma, painted & describedBookID: 0286Authors: Robert Talbot KellyISBN-10(13): 0000000286Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: English Description: Burma Painted & Described is a travel narrative by a painter who spent sevenmonths traveling and painting in Burma. The painter calmly notes what he encounters in his travelfrom place to place in various ways, such as boat, Burmese pony; and the difficulties which he
  26. 26. receives in working. This book contains colour map, profusely illustrated with 75 full page colourplates.058 of the Burmese in the nineteenth centuryTitle: Burma through alien eyes; missionary views of the Burmese in the nineteenth centuryBookID: 0142Authors: Helen G TragerISBN-10(13): 0000000142Publisher: New York, PraegerPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: English Description: Burma Through Alien Eyes is the story about how the Burmese were portrayed byChristian missionary writers, mainly American, during a period of colonial subjugation is the subjectof this book. The years encompassed in these pages precede the First Anglo-Burmese War of 1824-26 and conclude in 1862. At that time Burmese territory lost to England and amalgamated under therule of the British Empire of India was hence forth known as British Burma.059Title: Burma through the centuriesBookID: 0346Authors: John StuartISBN-10(13): 0000000346Publisher: London, K. Paul, Trench, Tru?bner & co., limitedPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a short account of Burma, of his origin, and of his struggles forsupremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of thecountry by the British Government. The author divides the contents into 13 chapters in chronologicalorder: Before A.D. 639 to A.D. 1900, and the author adds special Appendix in this edition. In thisappendix, it presents Mr. Durvisell’s criticism and Marco Polo’s references to Burma.
  27. 27. .060Title: Burma under the JapaneseBookID: 0062Authors: Thakin NuISBN-10(13): 0000000062Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1954Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of Burma under Japanese occupation. In the period ofJapanese occupation Thakin Nu had attained as a member of the nationalist movement to beinterned by the British Government. Dr. Ba Maw was head of the Burmese Government under theJapanese, and he was anxious to receive the support from the national list group to which Nubelonged. When the British returned again, they saw that Thakin Nu was the man best able torestore confidence, and appointed Nu to become the first Prime Minister of Independent Burma.The book gives the full information of the incident that is not found elsewhere.061Title: Burma; the land and the peopleBookID: 0109Authors: Robert Talbot KellyISBN-10(13): 0000000109Publisher: Boston, J. B. MilletPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author describes the forests and jungles as he saw during a journey along theIrrawaddy River from Rangoon to Mandalay. Moreover, the author gives knowledge about places,people, products of Burma, artistic work in gold, silver and brass, the sculpture, weaving, woodcarving, pottery, and lacquer work. It also gives information about the dress, manners and customsof the people, Burmese history, the Government of Burma from ancient days, and their presentconditions under British rule.
  28. 28. 062Title: Burma Baptist chronicle / Line drawingsBookID: 0247Authors: Maung Shwe Wa; Genevieve Sowards; Erville SowardsISBN-10(13): 0000000247Publisher: Rangoon : Board of Publications, Burma Baptist ConventionPublication date: 1963Edition:Language: English Description: This book traces the history and development of the Baptist Church in Burma duringthe one hundred and fifty years from 1813 -1963. The author of Book 1, and editors in Book 2 havesearched and sifted the primary source of fifteen decades to provide a background for anunderstanding and interpretation of the information in the context of conditions prevailing in themodern time. Furthermore, this volume also highlights the transfer of responsibility from the BaptistMission to the churches of Burma cooperating in the Burma Baptist Convention.063Title: Burmas ConstitutionBookID: 0215Authors: Maung MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000215Publisher: The Hague : M. NijhoffPublication date: 1959Edition:Language: English Description: Burma’s Constitution is an account of Burma’s constitution. The first part of BurmasConstitution summarizes Burmas colonial history and the nationalist movements. In the second partof the book, it is the real substance of Burmas Constitution. Each chapter is organized by subject,with particular attention paid to the executive, legislature, judiciary, and ethnic minority sections ofthe 1947 Constitution. Dr. Maung Maung discusses the constitution in detail, not only summarizingthe text but describing the debates during the drafting and mentioning any relevant Supreme Courtopinions, including the negotiations and dealmaking that resulted in the constitutional compromisesembodied in the 1947 document.
  29. 29. 064Title: Burmas currency and creditBookID: 0350Authors: Tun Wai, UISBN-10(13): 0000000350Publisher: Bombay, Orient LongmansPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book based on the author’s doctoral thesis, and was first published in 1953. Theauthor has rewritten and updated the postwar section of the book for this edition, but has left theprewar section practical". The book covers the development of banking in Burma and itsorganization, the postwar separation of the Burmese banking system from banking system of India,money lending operations, the supply of capital, and the working of the currency and credit system.065Title: Burmas icy mountainsBookID: 0141Authors: Francis Kingdon WardISBN-10(13): 0000000141Publisher: London, CapePublication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burma’s Icy Mountains is the details of two expeditions to the mountains of NorthBurma, Tibet, and China for botanical discoveries and geological mapping, completed by the explorerand plant-hunter, Frank Kingdon-Ward, prior to the outbreak of WW II. Aside from its relevance tothose interested in the botanical diversity of this inaccessible region, his vivid descriptions of theterrain, the fauna and the peoples,including Tibetans, Lisu, Lashi, Kachin and Nung encountered enroute make this true voyage come alive.066Title: Burmas struggle against British imperialism, 1885-1895BookID: 0133
  30. 30. Authors: Ni Ni MyintISBN-10(13): 0000000133Publisher: Rangoon, Burma : Universities Press,Publication date: 1983Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a well-researched study which provides a Burmese perspective on theevents leading to the final British conquest of Upper Burma in 1885, and their aftermath. The bookrecords Burmas decade-long armed struggle against the British from1885-1895. The conflict brokeout at a time when the Southeast Asian region was under threat from the British who werecompeting for new territories and political might. Thus, Burmas resistance to Western pressure isprobably the result of an accumulation of its unhappiness and frustration under British rulers, whocontrolled the country, first partially and then entirely, for more than century before they gaveBurma its independence in 1948.067 Title: Burmese administrative cycles : anarchy and conquest, c. 1580-1760BookID: 0072Authors: Victor B LiebermanISBN-10(13): 9780691054070Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University PressPublication date: 1984Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is based on the authors dissertation. It is the first detailed study ofadministration and politics in premodern Burma between c.1580 and 1760. Lieberman studied theBurmese leadership from the first Toungoo dynasty until the death of the fonder of the Konbaungdynasty in 1760. The author concludes by setting Burmese patterns c. 1580-1760 in a broaderhistoric and regional framework. This study represents the new method in Southeast Asian Studies.It uses the social science theory, hitherto neglected sources, and comparative techniques.068Title: Burmese and Thai fairy talesBookID: 0330
  31. 31. Authors: Eleanor Brockett; Harry Toothill; Ilse ToothillISBN-10(13): 0000000330Publisher: Chicago, Follett Pub. Co.Publication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese and Thai Fairy Tales is a collection of stories from the East with its dragons,goddesses, spells, enchantments, talking animals, including wit and humor. These stories have beenselected and retold for the young western reader by supposing that they will receive theamusement. Many of these tales have an amusing twist which will amuse the young children. Thisbook is appropriate for the children ages 9 – 12 years to read by themselves, and the stories areextremely well-suited for reading aloud.069Title: Burmese culture, general and particularBookID: 0243Authors: Khin Zaw, UISBN-10(13): 0000000243Publisher: Rangoon : Sarpay Beikman, Ministry of InformationPublication date: 1981Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is collected from the general essays on Burmese culture and some articleswritten in some occasions, including Burmese music, marionettes, drama, Natritual music, orchestra,Burmese harp, bamboo xylophone of Burma and the Burmese oboe. The author was the firstlibrarian at Rangoon University and the authority on Burmese music and culture. The book givesknowledge of Burma culture, especially the aspect of Burma music very well.070Title: Burmese days; a novelBookID: 0033Authors: George OrwellISBN-10(13): 0000000033
  32. 32. Publisher: New York, Harcourt, BracePublication date: 1950Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese Days is a novel written by British writer. It is a tale about the waning daysof British imperialism after World War I. In the novel, George Orwell expresses a view of Britishimperialism that is critical and pessimistic. The characters of U Po Kyin, Dr. Veraswami, and Ellis indiffering ways demonstrate the damage done to individual lives and human relationships by thecorrupting influences of British imperialism in Burma. This novel has been characterzed by EdmundWilson as “one of the few first-hand and really excellent pieces of fiction that have been writtenabout India since Kipling..”071Title: Burmese drama : a study, with translations of Burmese playsBookID: 0221Authors: Htin Aung, U.ISBN-10(13): 0000000221Publisher: London ; New York : Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University PressPublication date: 1937Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book comes from the author’s thesis at a postgraduate level. The author hasresearched about Burmese drama by assembling the evidence from the oral tradition as well aswritten sources which enable him to describe the full history of Burmese drama from the fifteenthcentury until the nineteenth century. From his investigations, he has suggested a theory of the originof Burmese drama which makes it closely parallel to the evaluation of the Elizabethan drama.072Title: Burmese economic lifeBookID: 0260Authors: J Russell AndrusISBN-10(13): 0000000260Publisher: Stanford, Calif., Stanford Univ. Press
  33. 33. Publication date: 1948Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese Economic Life is written by a former professor of economics at theUniversity of Rangoon, and the author has surveyed the bases of Burmese economy from pre-colonial times to post war reconstruction and development. This book is the results of investigationfor several years in Burma, and it is partly based on the research performed for the United StatesDepartment of Commerce in 1943. The focus is given to the period from the opening of the BurmaRoad in 1939 to the Aung San-Atlee Agreement of January 27, 1947. The book takes special interestin Burmese geographical and ethnical background and it includes maps, documents, and numeroustables.073Title: Burmese folk songsBookID: 0069Authors: Myint Thein, Maung.; Htin Aung, MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000069Publisher: The Asoka Society, OxfordPublication date: 1970Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fifty folk songs, collected and translated into English byMaung Myint Thein during a period of political detention from 1962 to 1968 by a distinguished chief(1956-1962). Maung Myint Thien divides the folk songs into five groups, and the reader can haveglimpses of Burmese village, society, character and attitudes.074Title: Burmese Folk-TalesBookID: 0239Authors: HTIN AUNG, MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000239Publisher: Oxford University Press: CalcuttaPublication date: 1954
  34. 34. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: All of the seventy tales in the book collected by the author between 1933 and 1937,they are highly colored and exotic. The tales were classified into four groups: Animal tales, Romantictales, Wonder tales and Humorous tales. The stories give fascinating insights to Burmese mythologyand folklore, and readers will find that they have many interesting similarities to the tales of othercountries. In the introduction of this book, the author describes the original sources of the tales, thebackground of Burmese folklore and its place in Burmese literature.075Title: Burmese journeyBookID: 0270Authors: Norma BixlerISBN-10(13): 0000000270Publisher: Yellow Springs : Ohio, Antioch PressPublication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese Journey is the true story of Norma Bixler in Burma, her family and theirexperiences in the unfamiliar and politically turbulent Burma of that day. This is more than a travelbook. It is the newspaperwomans observation of a country in the first pain of self-government. Thisbook contains a journalists political report, with a personal note on Burmese history.076Title: Burmese law tales : the legal element in Burmese folk-loreBookID: 0326Authors: Maung Htin AungISBN-10(13): 0000000326Publisher: London : Oxford University PressPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: English
  35. 35. Description: This book is a collection of 65 law tales, which contains a riddle or a problem to besolved, illustrates the nature of Burmese law. The author collects these tales from the villages in theremote area between the Arakan mountains and the Irawaddy river. In the introduction of this book,the author describes the development of Burmese law and Burmese legal literature. The authorproposes the theory that Burmese law is native in its origin and a very little influenced by Hindu law.Furthermore, the author also identifies the legal point in each tale.077Title: Burmese monks talesBookID: 0225Authors: Maung Htin AungISBN-10(13): 0000000225Publisher: New YorkPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a collection of fifty-nine tales by a famous and learned Burmese monk,Thingazar Sayadaw (1815-86) and twelve tales by other Burmese monks, translated and introducedby Htin Aung. These tales modeled on the traditional Burmese folk tale, dealt with current problemsand difficulties of the clergy and laity. It combines exotic backgrounds with homely details thusoffering the Western reader both a picture of Burma in the nineteenth century and anunderstanding of the basic good sense, gaiety and gentleness of the Burmese people and theBuddhist clergy. These monk’s tales may be read for pleasure but characters in the tales illustratetimeless truths about human nature, which the reader at the present time can apply to existingpeople and situations.078Title: Burmese outpostBookID: 00006Authors: Anthony IrwinISBN-10(13): 0000000006Publisher: London, CollinsPublication date: 1945Edition:Language: English
  36. 36. Description: Burmese Outpost is an account of the work of ‘V’ force – a branch of SOE- in Burmawhile local tribesmen working with British, Indian and forces took on a highly successful guerilla roleagainst the Japanese in Arakan. This book is divided into three parts according to the period in thisstory. In the Book 1 and the Book 3, it concerns with the characteristics and geography of each tribe.Book 2 is totally different aspect of battle. These three books run in chronological order from May1943 until June 1944.079Title: Burmese petitions, letters and other papersBookID: 0230Authors: James E BridgesISBN-10(13): 0000000230Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book concludes selected documents in Burmese language from every class ofBurmese men, and these documents are varied considerably, not only in their literary form, but alsoin their spelling. The book is intended to provide students with specimens of the papers which thewill have to deal with in the course of their study in Burma, and to be accustomed to read thewritten character, which differs considerably from the printed form. The documents consisted ofthin folio with 107 various kinds of petition letters written by Burmans to Burmans. Some papershave been edited but most of them are reproduced as they were originally written so that thestudent may become accustomed to the form of the language as it is popularity written.080Title: Burmese proverbs explained in verseBookID: 0040Authors: Myint Thein, UISBN-10(13): 0000000040Publisher: Singapore : Fu Loong LithographerPublication date: 1984Edition:Language: English
  37. 37. Description: This book is a collection of 125 Burmese proverbs which were explained in Englishverse by Maung Myint Thein. These are old proverbs and some proverbs are similar to Thai proverbssuch as Why play the harp to a buffalo, Teaching a crocodile aquatics.081Title: Burmese sketchesBookID: 0360Authors: Taw Sein KoISBN-10(13): 0000000360Publisher: Rangoon, British Burma PressPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese Sketches is a collection of selected articles by Taw Sien Ko, covering manyfields of study, such as Ethnology, Philosophy, History, Archaeology, Biography, superstition andfolklore. The majority of the articles appeared for the first time in various papers, such as RangoonGazette, Our Monthly, Indian Antiquary, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, between 1883 and1913.082Title: Burmese supernaturalism; a study in the explanation and reduction of sufferingBookID: 0305Authors: Melford E SpiroISBN-10(13): 0000000305Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-HallPublication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Burmese Supernaturalism is an account of the Burmese folk religion and its relationto the traditional Buddhism in Burma. Spiro used extensive interviews and conducted research toexplore Burmese folk religion in terms of its historical, social, and psychological significance.Moreover, Spiro discusses Burmese beliefs about resemblance or difference from other SoutheastAsian supernatural belief systems. This is a good book on various aspects of traditional beliefs inBurma.
  38. 38. 083Title: Burmese vignettes (24 sketches of Burmese life and character)BookID: 0347Authors: C Harcourt RobertsonISBN-10(13): 0000000347Publisher: London : Luzac & Co.Publication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book presents Burmese life, customs and characters of the Burmese people inpre-war Burma with 24 full-page and numerous smaller illustrations by the author (a monk, cigarroller, magistrate, dacoit, astrologer, lacquer maker, silk weaver, etc.), and a Foreword by Sir HarryLindsay.084Title: Catalogue of the Burney Parabaiks in the India Office LibraryBookID: 0025Authors: haung Blackmore; Henry BurneyISBN-10(13): 0712300422Publisher: London : British LibraryPublication date: 1985Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the collection of the Burney Parabaiks in the India Office Library in London.Parabaik is a generic term for the locally produced folding books which had much practical use forthe literati in the days of Burmese monarchy. These parabaiks collected by Henry Burney, the firstpermanent British Resident at the Court of Ava, they were the letters sent to Burney from theBurmese Supreme Council to discuss matters of mutual interest, and a few parabaiks recording theofficial exchanges between Ava and Culcutta between 1830 and 1833. All the Burney Parabaiks areblack, they are vary in size and the thickness.085Title: Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times : in three volumes. Vol. I
  39. 39. BookID: 0149Authors: Anthony Ashley Cooper ShaftesburyISBN-10(13): 0000000149Publisher:Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of treatises from the English statesman. There are threevolumes in one. Contents: Volume One - A Letter concerning Enthusiasm to My Lord; SensusCommunis; an Essay on the Freedom of Wit and Humor; Soliloquy or, Advice to an Author; Contents:Volume Two - An Inquiry Concerning Virtue or Merit; The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody;Contents: Volume Three - Miscellaneous Reflections on the Said Treatises, and Other CriticalSubjects; A Notion of the Historical Draught, or Tablature of the Judgement of Hercules.088Title: Colonial policy and practice; a comparative study of Burma and Netherlands IndiaBookID: 0102Authors: J S FurnivallISBN-10(13): 0000000102Publisher: New York, New York University PressPublication date: 1956Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a classical comparative study which identifies the rule and economicfreedom as the basic principle of British Colonial Policy in contrast to the Dutch policy of imposingrestraints on economic forces by strengthening personal authority and conserving traditionalcustoms. Furnivall was more favourable to the Dutch indirect rule even though he concluded thatboth British and Dutch colonial rule resulted in destroying the native societies.089Title: Colourful Burma Vol. IBookID: 0195Authors: Khin Myo Chit
  40. 40. ISBN-10(13): 0000000195Publisher: RangoonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Colourful Burma is a collection of stories and essays About Burma, the Burmesepeople, their social life and customs, their religion and festivals written by famous author, Khin MyoChit. It is very good book on Myanmar culture.090Title: China: its costume, arts, manufactures, &c. edited principally from the originals in thecabinet of the late M. BertinBookID: 0208Authors: Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton; Steven Runciman, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000208Publisher: London : printed by Howlett and BrimmerPublication date: 1824Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the costume, arts and manufactures in China. It wasedited principally from the original in the cabinet of the late M. Bertin: with Observationsexplanatory, historical, and literary by M. Breton.091Title: Early English intercourse with Burma, 1587-1743BookID: 0021Authors: D G E HallISBN-10(13): 0000000021Publisher: Rangoon UniversityPublication date: 1928Edition:
  41. 41. Language: EnglishDescription: This book constitutes the first attempt to trace the history from the origin in thesixteenth century to the middle of the eighteenth century for the completeness of the existingrecords of the European relationship with Burma. Most of the sources have never been previouslyexplored but the preliminary sketch of Anglo-Burmese relations was found in his writing ofAlexander Dalrymple about English enterprise in Burma before the year 1680. For the period from1680 to 1743, a large number of references to English trade with Burma were found in the Fort St.George records at the India Office.092Title: East of Suez : being a selection of Eastern verses from the poetical works of RudyardKiplingBookID: 0236Authors: Rudyard Kipling; Donald MaxwellISBN-10(13): 0000000236Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1931Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book has many melodious verses selected from the poetical works of RudyardKipling, it was included color and line art illustrations by Donald Maxwell. Some verse was very wellknown poem such as the poem ‘Mandalay‘, which was a wonderful rhythm of the poem, and nexttime it became a popular song. The phrase ‘ East of Suez‘ is used in British military and politicaldiscussions in reference to imperial interests beyond the European theatre. The origin of the phraseis a quotation from the poem ‘Mandalay‘.093Title: Economic development of Burma from 1800 till 1940BookID: 0271Authors: Tun Wai, UISBN-10(13): 0000000271Publisher: Rangoon, Dept. of Economics, University of RangoonPublication date: 1961Edition:
  42. 42. Language: EnglishDescription: This book is based on an essay presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School ofYale University in October 1945. It represents economic development of Burma in regionalperspective, planning, ideology and the role of government, macro-economic performance, foreigntrade and balance of payments, social development from 1800 until 1940, and future prospects.094Title: Elephant BillBookID: 0293Authors: James Howard WilliamsISBN-10(13): 0000000293Publisher: London : Richard Clay and Company,Ltd.Publication date: 1950Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Elephant Bill is the story about the usefulness of Burmese elephants and the specialbondage between oozies and elephants in the forests of Burma, starting in 1921. And it is also thestory of great courage to evacuate 45 elephants across the mountains of Burma to safety in farawayIndia. Thus, J. H. Williams was known to the world at large as “Elephant Bill” because he spent 25years living with the elephants in the mountains and forests of Burma.095Title: Epistles written on the eve of the Anglo-Burmese warBookID: 0262Authors: Nandadhaja, Shin; Htin Aung, UISBN-10(13): 0000000262Publisher: The Hague, Martinus NijhoffPublication date: 1968Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A collection of seventeen epistles in this book were written by a famous Burmesemonk on behalf of various villagers and royal officials, who wished to convey their greetings,messages, advice and news to their loved one at far away places. These epistles were written on the
  43. 43. eve of the Anglo-Burmese war of 1824, they give gave pictures of the economic, social and politicalchanges that were taking place in Burma as the result of its impact with the west. Htin Aung givestranslation of 17 epistles together with a three-page general introduction and a paragraph ofcomment with each epistle.096Title: Europe and Burma; a study of European relations with Burma to the annexation ofThibaws kingdom, 1886BookID: 0226Authors: D G E HallISBN-10(13): 0000000226Publisher: London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, Oxford University PressPublication date: 1945Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a study of European relations with Burma to the annexation of KingThibaw’s kingdom in 1886. The author gives a brief sketch of the general history of Burma to serveas a background traces the course of its relation with Europe, and he divides the story into threeperiods. The first period is described through the eyes of European adventures, Marco Polo, thesecond period starts at the beginning of the seventh century, and the third period covers the greaterpart of the nineteenth century. The story told by the author is full of interest, most contents are theresult of the research work especially Chapters III-XI, XIV and XV are mainly based upon the author’swork.097Title: Eutropii Histori? Roman? breviarium ... Or, Eutropiuss Compendious history of Rome:together with an English translation ... notes, and an index. By John Clarke ... The fourth edition.BookID: 0358Authors: Flavius EUTROPIUS; John CLARKE, Master of the Public Grammar School in HullISBN-10(13): 0000000358Publisher: A. Bettesworth, & C. Hitch: LondonPublication date: 1739Edition:Language: English
  44. 44. Description: This book is an account of Eutropius’s Roman history. It covers Roman history formRomulus, first king of Rome, until the death of the Roman Emperor Jovian, with an Englishtranslation, notes and an index by John Clarke.098Title: Report on the excavations at BeikthanoBookID: 0164Authors: Aung ThawISBN-10(13): 0000000164Publisher: Rangoon : Revolutionary Government of the Union of Burma, Ministry of UnionCulturePublication date: 1968Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the report of the excavations conducted by the Archaeological Survey ofBurma at the ancient city of Beikthano during 1959-63. Beikthano city was located farther north inMagwe District in Burma. The excavations have uncovered numerous of potteries and clay beadsthat are related to those found in Andra Pradesh. But Buddhist artifacts have not been found atBeikthano. U Aung Thaw offers a similar suggestion that the Buddhist sect at Beikthano rejected theworship of the Buddha image. Beikthano was destroyed by fire and the Pyu occupation of this sitedeclined.100Title: Fifty selected poemsBookID: 0249Authors: Friedrich V LustigISBN-10(13): 0000000249Publisher: RangoonPublication date:Edition:Language: English
  45. 45. Description: Fifty Selected Poems, is a collection of Ananda’s English language poems publishedover years in The Working People’s Daily, The Guardian Daily and in the Guardian Magazine Thename of the author is Friedrich Lusting, a foreign monk who spent forty years in Burma, and hisBurmese name is Ashin Ananda. Ashin Ananda is especially effective in publicizing Burmese poetryand traditional music among English-speaking audiences, he is always expressing great love forBurma and Burmese culture in poetry. Most of Ananda’s poems are daring, personal reflections ofhis depression and joy, his likes, dislikes and temptations.101Title: Fighting the traffic in young girls, or, War on the white slave trade : a complete anddetailed account of the shameless traffic in young girlsBookID: 0240Authors: Ernest Albert Bell; Edwin W Sims; et alISBN-10(13): 0000000240Publisher: Chicago : L.H. WalterPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: A complete and detailed account of the traffic in young girls, the methods by whichthe procurers and panders lure innocent young girls away from home and sell them to keepers ofdives. It covers the history of the white slave trade from Babylon to India, from Rome to France andso on. It mentioned how to combat this evil thing and how to save your children. This book intendedto awaken the sleeping and protect the innocent. The author was the secretary of the IllinoisViligence Associate and Superintendent of Midnight Missions, etc. with many professionals assupporters against this crime.102Title: Fluttering leaves - a collection of Friedrich V. Lustigs poemsBookID: 0032Authors: Friedrich V LustigISBN-10(13): 0000000032Publisher: Rangoon Gazette Ltd.Publication date: 1970Edition:Language: English
  46. 46. Description: This is the collection of 60 poems of Friedrich V. Lustig. The contents of thesepoetries are concerned with Burma and Buddhism. Friedrich Lustig is a poet, monk and politicalexile, and he is well-known in Burma as Ashin Ananda.103Title: Folk elements in Burmese BuddhismBookID: 0339Authors: Maung Htin AungISBN-10(13): 0000000339Publisher: London : Oxford University PressPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author tries to consider the folk elements existing in Burmese Buddhism today,and traces their origins in the primitive religious cults flourishing throughout the country before theeleventh century. Moreover, the author mixes the humor and knowledge, and describes withenjoyment and accuracy of the word of magic, sorcery, astrology, alchemy, the worship of spirits,the old traditions and beliefs became assimilated into Buddhism in Burma. For chapters 2 to 8 in thisbook, they are rewritten lectures from the Annual Meetings at the Research Society in Rangoon,which it remains the meaning of the original spoken word.104Title: For love of The King : A Burmese masque.BookID: 0051Authors: Oscar WildeISBN-10(13): 0000000051Publisher: London : MethuenPublication date: 1923Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: For Love of the King is the Burmese masque play, which is printed in book form. Atfirst the book is written, not for publication but as a personal gift to the author’s friend, Mrs. Chan
  47. 47. Toon. Then, this Burmese masque play was first issued by Metchuen & Co., Ltd. in a limited editionon handmade paper in October 19th, 1922. Later, it was published with the consent of Mrs. ChanToon.106Title: Foreign mud : An account of the opium imbroglio at canton in the 1830s & the anglo-Chinese warBookID: 0296Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000296Publisher:Publication date: 1946Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Foreign Mud is a history of the illegal trade of opium in Canton during the 1830s andthe Opium War between Britain and China from 1839 - 1842. This book is based largely ondocuments written by British doctors, missionaries, merchants, and government officials. In thebook, the author narrates the rise and nature of the opium trade in Macao and China and theinfluences which promoted it, political tensions and personages involved in the 1830s; navalinvolvement and battles; Chinese/British conflict and motivation; the advent and process of war andthe role of the trading houses and the British Parliament are all overviewed.107Title: The foundations of local self-government in India, Pakistan and BurmaBookID: 0116Authors: Hugh TinkerISBN-10(13): 0000000116Publisher: Bombay, LalvaniPublication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The book describes the local government under British rule in India, Pakistan andBurma, which is invaluable for the study and the assessment of the present situation. This book isdivided into three parts: The first part describes the traditions and narrating the history of local
  48. 48. government up to the reforms of 1917-1923. The second part describes the operation of localgovernment under control during the diarchy between the two world wars. The third part givesdetails of the local government functioned in may aspects, and the relation of local government tothe national development.108Title: Four years in Upper BurmaBookID: 0200Authors: W R WinstonISBN-10(13): 0000000200Publisher: London, C.H. KellyPublication date: 1892Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is narrated by a missionary about his journey to Mandalay in 1887, anddiscusses about the British influence in the Shan States, mountain tribes, the use of liquor andopium, Buddhism, Burmese customs, and institutions, home life, and the establishment of a homefor lepers in Mandalay. This book is written one year after the annexation by the British.109Title: From Bangkok to Bombay ; Siam, French Indo-China, Burma, HindustanBookID: 0173Authors: Frank G CarpenterISBN-10(13): 0000000173Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page & companyPublication date: 1924Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is richly illustrated with 102 photographs taken in the early 1900s. Thereader will see many historical, cultural, and incredible photographs of a time forgotten, and theauthor also gives his readers detailed stories and fascinating information about the local history,myths, and facts of the countries he visited.
  49. 49. 110Title: Happiness and peace for the peoples; N.S. Khrushchovs visit to India, Burma, Indonesiaand Afghanistan, February 11-March 5, 1960BookID: 0232Authors:ISBN-10(13): 0000000232Publisher: MoscowPublication date: 1960Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the collected Khrushchov’s speeches during his visit to India, Burma,Indonesian and Afghanistan from February 11 to March 5, 1960. At the end of the book, it includesmany photographs of his visit to India, Burma, Indonesia and Afghanistan. It is very useful to use thisbook in studying the international political relations of Russia with India, Burma, Indonesia andAfghanistan.111Title: Harp of BurmaBookID: 0213Authors: Michio TakeyamaISBN-10(13): 0804802327Publisher: Michio TakeyamaPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Harp of Burma is a great Japanese novel that traces the experiences of a company ofJapanese soldiers from the final period of fighting through internment by the British in Burma, andhe waits for the repatriation to Japan at the end of the World War II. Takeyamas story is afascinating portrayal of the war from a Japanese perspective. This book is translated from theJapanese by Howard Hibbett.112Title: Helen of BurmaBookID: 0287Authors: Helen Rodriguez
  50. 50. ISBN-10(13): 0000000287Publisher: London : CollinsPublication date: 1983Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the biography of a nurse in Burma, Helen Rodriguez. She made heroiccontributions of a great Anglo-Indian woman to the War effort in Burma in the 1940s, and she wasthe recipient of The George Medal for her heroic deeds.113Title: History of Upper Assam, Upper Burmah and North-Eastern frontierBookID: 0148Authors: Leslie Waterfield ShakespearISBN-10(13): 0000000148Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1914Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a story about Assam, History of the Kachari Race, The Ahom Race, MirJumla’s Great Invasion, Massacre of Moamaria at Garhgaon, English and Refused by Sir J. Shore,Religion, The Border Tribes - Bhootan, Akas - country, Mishmis - country, Burmah Borderland -Shans, Kachins – country, The Naga Tribes – country, etc.114Title: In the land of pagodasBookID: 0255Authors: Robert Bruce ThurberISBN-10(13): 0000000255Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Southern Pub. AssociationPublication date: 1921Edition:Language: English
  51. 51. Description: It is a narrative and description of experiences and works of the missionaries inBurma. Although they faces problems regarding language, dress, customs, and religions, but it is theresult of their struggles that make the task of the Church finished.115Title: Indian Labour in RangoonBookID: 0284Authors: E J L Andrew; Herbert Stanley JevonsISBN-10(13): 0000000284Publisher: Oxford : Univ. Pr.Publication date: 1933Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a classic study of Indian labour history and conditions in Rangoon andwould be of utmost importance to the economic history and colonial history scholars. The authorhimself is an assistant protector of immigrants and emigrants Rangoon.116Title: Inside a Soviet embassy; experiences of a Russian diplomat in BurmaBookID: 0011Authors: Aleksandr Kaznacheev, Simon WOLINISBN-10(13): 0000000011Publisher: Robert Hale: LondonPublication date: 1963Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Inside a Soviet Embassy is a powerful book written by a diplomat, an intelligenceofficer and a defector from the soviet embassy in Burma. Aleksandr Kaznacheev has produced afascinating and informative report, worthy of detailed study by officers concerned with operations inSoutheast Asia, particularly in neutralist countries such as Burma. The author reveals the operationsof Russian Intelligence in combination with their Foreign Service and other missions behind everyRussian move in the cold war. The important feature of this book is the objective report on Russo-Chinese relations from the Soviet point of view, and the struggle between these two countries inSoutheast Asia and Burma, observed from the view point of Rangoon.
  52. 52. 117Title: Into Hidden Burma. An autobiographyBookID: 0366Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000366Publisher: London: Faber & FaberPublication date: 1953Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an author biography regarding his experiences in Burma from 1919 to1934. The author gives details of his time in Mergui which inspired his first book, Siamese White.This book is full of movement and vivid colour, and it is written with the clarity and poetic style.118Title: Irrawaddy FlotillaBookID: 0288Authors: Alister McCrae; Alan PrenticeISBN-10(13): 0000000288Publisher: Paisley : James Paton LimitedPublication date: 1978Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Irrawaddy Flotilla is a well-written history of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company,founded in 1865, whose development and fortunes were linked to the growth of British commercialand political control over 19th-century Burma. After the British annexation of Upper Burma in 1886,the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company expanded to become at its peak in the 1920s the greatest inlandwater transport enterprise in the world.120Title: Is trust vindicated?BookID: 0180Authors:
  53. 53. ISBN-10(13): 0000000180Publisher: Rangoon : Director of Information, Govt. of the Union of Burma.,Publication date: 1960Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a record of various accomplishments that highlight the period of tenure of theGovernment headed by General Ne Win, in its aim to vindicate the trust placed in it by the nation.121Title: Jahangir and the Jesuits. With an account of the travels of Benedict Goes and themission to Pegu. From the Relations of Father Ferna?o Guerreiro, S.J. Translated by C. H. Payne.[With a portrait of JBookID: 0211Authors: Bento de GOES; Ferna?o Guerreiro; C H Payne; JesuitsISBN-10(13): 0000000211Publisher: G. Routledge & Sons: LondonPublication date: 1930Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The first part of the book gives an account of the Jesuit Missions to the court ofJahangir. In the part two and three, it contains the account of Nenedict Goes, and of the Portugeseoccupation of Pegu. All three parts are based almost exclusively on the Relations of Father FernaoGuerreiro, which constitutes a complete history of the missionary undertakings of the Society ofJesus in the East Indies, China, Japan, and Africa during the first nine years of the seventeenthcentury.122Title: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (May 1978, Vol XXXVII, Number 2)BookID: 0008Authors: Society of Architectural HistoriansISBN-10(13): 0000000008Publisher: Society of Architectural HistoriansPublication date: 1978
  54. 54. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Traditional town planning began to develop in Burma during the Christian era. In thefeudal period, especially in the 14th to 19th centuries, the art of town planning flourished here. Inthis article, some of the finest examples of Burmese feudal cities-Ava, Toungoo, Pegu, Amarapura,and Mandalay-are described and analyzed for the first time. Several conclusions are as follows: Thesquare form of city plans was developed independently in Burma, the traditional cities wereregularly planned and well coordinated with the local topography, and the most effective andprogressive building technology was used in city construction.123Title: Khyberie in Burma : the adventures of a mountain ponyBookID: 0175Authors: C M EnriquezISBN-10(13): 0000000175Publisher: London : A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1939Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Khyberie in Burma is a story about Khyberie, the Afghan hill pony, which is orderedto Burma by Captain Malcolm. But he could not take Khyberie with him. However, Khyberie got toBurma in the end, and had many adventures when he got there. This book contains manyillustrations by K. F. Barker.124Title: King Thebaw and the ecological rape of Burma; the political and commercial strugglebetween British India and French Indo-China in Burma, 1878-1886,BookID: 0205Authors: Charles Lee KeetonISBN-10(13): 0000000205Publisher: Delhi; Manohar Book ServicePublication date: 1974Edition:Language: English
  55. 55. Description: This book is the biographical study regarding King Thibaw and his queen, QueenSupayalat. The book places their lives against the background of the ecological and diplomaticoccurrences that convulsed the Burmese kingdom of Mandalay during its last years ofindependence.126Title: Lady Louis; life of the Countess Mountbatten of BurmaBookID: 0306Authors: Dennis HolmanISBN-10(13): 0000000306Publisher: London, Odhams PressPublication date: 1952Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Lady Louis is the complete authorized biography of Edwina Mountbatten, CountessMountbatten of Burma. This book is written with her consent and cooperation, including theresearch from her diaries, letters, records and interviews with her family, servants, friends, andassociates.127Title: Law and custom in Burma and the Burmese familyBookID: 0150Authors: Maung MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000150Publisher: The Hague : M. NijhoffPublication date: 1963Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Law and Custom in Burma and the Burmese Family is an account of a history ofBurmese law with a focus on family law issues. Much of the book almost becomes a history ofreligious law. Nonetheless, it provides interesting insights into the customary law of Burma existingin the countrys legal system, and the Burmese family.
  56. 56. 128Title: Lays of ancient Rome with Ivry and the Armada.BookID: 0125Authors: Lord MacaulayISBN-10(13): 0000000125Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.Publication date: 1884Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Lays of Ancient Rome is collection of ballads about heroic episodes inRoman history with strong dramatic and tragic themes. To them are added two poemsdealing with more recent European history, “Ivry” and "The Armada". These poems werecomposed by Lord Macaulay during his spare time while he was the legal member of theSupreme Council governing India under the Viceroy.129 Title: List of trees, shrubs, and principle climbers, etc. : recorded from Burma withvernacular namesBookID: 0281Authors: J.H. LaceISBN-10(13): 0000000281Publisher: Rangoon : Superintendent, Government Printing, BurmaPublication date: 1922Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The first edition of this book collects lists of plants, shrubs and climbersspecifically recorded from all over Burma with vernacular names. It was first compiled andpublished in 1912 by J. H. Lace, and it includes 2,483 species. This second edition of thebook was updated and published by Alex Rodger, and it includes 2,927 species (Except thegrasses).130Title: Logic and knowledge : essays, 1901-1950BookID: 0073
  57. 57. Authors: Bertrand RussellISBN-10(13): 0000000073Publisher: London : G. Allen & Unwin ; New York : MacmillanPublication date: 1956Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a collection of Bertrand Russell’s essays which profoundly influenced thedevelopment of modern philosophy. Many of the important essays are in fields of logic andthe theory of knowledge published between 1901-1950. These essays are arranged on achronological basis by subject, and all of these essays can be regarded as both historicalimportant, and closely related to major issues in philosophical discussion.131Title: London DiaryBookID: 0105Authors: Maung MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000105Publisher: Rangoon, Burma PublisherPublication date: 1952Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author served as a young officer in the Burma National Army, later thePatriot Burmese Forces, and took part in the resistance movement. Dr. Maung was also the7th President of Union of Myanmar. This little book is about his trip to London as he was aBachelor.132Title: Lord Randolph Churchill and the dancing peacock: British Conquest of BurmaBookID: 0088Authors: Maung Htin AungISBN-10(13): 8185054800Publisher: New Delhi : ManoharPublication date: 1990
  58. 58. Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author tells the story of political machinations of the Secretary of State for India,Lord Randolph Churchill. Lord Randolph Churchill was in favor of annexation and he was the oneman responsible for the annexation of Burmese Kingdom. At the time of the Third Anglo BurmeseWar in 1885, it resulted in the annexation of Upper Burma, with its capital at Mandalay as a provinceof British India in 1886.133Title: Lords of the sunset : a tour in the Shan statesBookID: 0275Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000275Publisher: London : Faber and FaberPublication date: 1938Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Lords of the Sunset is the description of author’s travel in the Shan States. In 1937,Collis toured most of these states and visited the ruling princes of the Shan States, attending afuneral and following a murder trial. Collis admired both the richness of traditional Shan culture andthe sophistication of their rulers.134Title: MT CICERONE DE GLIVFFCI ET ALBookID: 0299Authors:ISBN-10(13): 0000000299Publisher:Publication date:Edition:
  59. 59. Language: EnglishDescription:135Title: Mandalay the goldenBookID: 0337Authors: E C V FoucarISBN-10(13): 0000000337Publisher: London : Dennis DobsonPublication date: 1963Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Mandalay the Golden is the legend, history and tale of Mandalay city and its rulersfrom its foundation in the times of King Mindon until the end of the Word War II. The author, whospends much of his life in Burma, knows the story of Mandalay better than most. In the appendix, itincludes the Alompra dynasty tree (1752-1885) , the names of Mindon Queens and some of theirchildren, and personal attendants of the king. Moreover, the author tells his own personal story inBurma in this book as well.136Title: Marxism and resistance in Burma 1942-1945 : Thein Pe Myints Wartime travelerBookID: 0289Authors: Robert H Taylor; Pe Myint TheinISBN-10(13): 0000000289Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University PressPublication date: 1984Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of temporary alliance formed between Burmese Marxistnationalists and British forces in Asia to mount an anti-Japanese resistance movement in Burmaduring World War II. The author, Thein Pe Myint, served as a major political strategist in theformation of this policy of wartime co-operation as well as the external liaison officer of the
  60. 60. Burmese resistance. The author describes the story of the antifascist resistance movements thatdeveloped in Southeast Asia after 1941.137Title: Master Humphrey’s Clock, Volume IBookID: 0193Authors: Charles DickensISBN-10(13): 0000000193Publisher: London : Chapman and Hall,Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book contains novel by Charles Dickens as follows: The Old Curiosity Shop;Master Humphrey from His Clock Side in the Chimney Corner; Personal Adventures of MasterHumphrey; Master Humphrey’s visitor; Mr. Pickwick’s Tale; Further Particulars of MasterHumphrey’s visitor; and Barnaby Rudge, with illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne.138Title: Master Humphrey’s Clock, Volume IIBookID: 0163Authors: Charles DickensISBN-10(13): 0000000163Publisher:Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book contains novel by Charles Dickens as follows: The Old Curiosity Shop;Master Humphrey from His Clock Side in the Chimney Corner; and Barnaby Rudge, with illustrationsby George Cattermole and Hablot Browne.139Title: Master Humphreys Clock Vol. III
  61. 61. BookID: 0201Authors: Charles DickensISBN-10(13): 0000000201Publisher: London : Chapman and HallPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book contains novel by Charles Dickens as follows: Barnaby Rudge, withillustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne.140Title: Maurice Collis diaries : 1949-1969BookID: 0218Authors: Maurice Collis; Louise CollisISBN-10(13): 0434140716Publisher: London : HeinemannPublication date: 1977Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Maurice Collis was a well-known writer and art critic from 1949 to 1960, he has everstationed with the Indian Civil Service in Burma. After his death, his daughter, Louise Collis hasselected his diaries and edited them. The Diaries of Maurice Collis illuminated many of thecharacters who played a large part in the artistic and literary life of that period. His Diaries arefascinating picture of cultural London in 1950s and 1960s. As it can be seen from his Diaries, MauriceCollis retained a strong interest in Burma, and furthermore, he viewed the people and events aroundhim with perception and wrote about them with honesty and humor. Most of all, his diaries are veryreadable and something will be picked up again and again.141Title: Memoir of Sarah B. Judson member of the American mission to BurmahBookID: 0046Authors: Emily C JudsonISBN-10(13): 0000000046
  62. 62. Publisher: New-York, L. Colby and Co.Publication date: 1848Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Memoir of Sarah B. Judson is an account of the American Baptist mission toBurma. Moreover, this memoir also covers Sarah B. Judson’s life and family residing in Tavoy andMaulmein. The real name of the author is Emily C. Judson.142Title: Memoirs of the Geological Survey of IndiaBookID: 0016Authors: Geological Survey of IndiaISBN-10(13): 0000000016Publisher: Calcutta : Pub. by order of the Governor-General of IndiaPublication date: 1957Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India143Title: Michael Symes : journal of his second embassy to the Court of Ava in l802BookID: 0261Authors: Daniel George Edward HallISBN-10(13): 0000000261Publisher: London : George Allen & UnwinPublication date: 1955Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the British ambassador, Michael Symes, who was sent tothe Kingdom of Ava by Lord Wellesley in 1802 to deal with an ugly situation on the Arakan-

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