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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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:
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • .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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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:
    • 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:
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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:
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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:
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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-
    • Chittagong frontier that threatened to embroil the East India Company in war with Burma. His firstMission was in 1795.144Title: Military operations in Burma, 1890-1892 letters from J. K. WatsonBookID: 0328Authors: J. K. Watson; B. R. PearnISBN-10(13): 0000000328Publisher: New York : Cornell University, Southeast Asia Program PublicationsPublication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: These are Lieut. J. K. Watson’s letters, which describe military operations in Burmafrom 1890 to 1892. These military operations involved the numbers of men and the expenditure ofmuch effort, and the participants in these operations received much suffering from wounds andsickness. Besides, the letters give the information about the military movements and operations, thecontents of letters also include a few illustrative conditions of life in Burma seventy years ago. In thebook, it omits the passages referring to personal matters, and place names have been changedwhere necessary to conform to modern usages.145Title: Mission in Burma : the Columban Fathers forty-three years in Kachin countryBookID: 0348Authors: Edward FischerISBN-10(13): 0000000348Publisher: New York : Seabury PressPublication date: 1980Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a well-told story of the mission works that the priests of the ColumbanFathers Mission experienced while living among the Kachins and Shans of Upper Burma from 1936to 1979. These priests worked in the territory that American soldiers called Green Hell because itfeels like hell from malaria, typhoid, monsoon, and the wild animals. During the war the OSS,Merril’s Matrauders and the Chinese soldiers admired the work of the Columbans.
    • 146Title: Eight Years in Pictures (Mountbatten)BookID: 0272Authors: Louis Mountbatten Mountbatten of Burma, EarlISBN-10(13): 0000000272Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1979Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a photographic biography of Earl Mountbatten of Burma from his vastcollection of photographs chosen by himself. Earl Mounbatten of Burma occupied in British historyand in the affection of the British people. He was born at the close of the Victorian age, QueenVictorias godson and great-grandson, and he was a distinguished leader in war, Supreme AlliedCommander South East Asia, First Sea Lord, Chief of the Defence Staff, last Viceroy of India and itsfirst Governor General. The book contains some great photos and illustrations, and it is a very goodto read as well.147Title: My experiences in Manipur and the Naga HillsBookID: 0096Authors: James JohnstoneISBN-10(13): 0000000096Publisher: London : Sampson LowPublication date: 1896Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: These are memoirs of Major General Sir James Johnstone, who spent 28 yearsserving the British government in India. The memoirs describe his 1877-1890 period in Manipur, atroubled area on the India/Burma border. Johnstone had both military and civil responsibilities andhe offers many insights into the problems and processes of the imperial government. He must havehad some rare qualities- a strong intellect and a respectful attitude to local people and customs - butwhile he received honours, he was not the last administrator to write of his sadness that higherauthority often makes decisions without reference to local knowledge.
    • 148Title: Narrative of a residence at the capital of the kingdom of Siam; with a description of themanners, customs, and laws of the modern SiameseBookID: 0162Authors: Fred Arthur NealeISBN-10(13): 0000000162Publisher: London, Office of the National Illustrated LibraryPublication date: 1852Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Narrative of a Residence in Siam is a narrative partly from notes and partly from thememory about the incidents in Siam, with a description of the manners, customs, laws, the nature,and produce of their country by Frederick Arthur Neale, who visited Siam in 1840.149Title: On disobedience and other essaysBookID: 0029Authors: Erich FrommISBN-10(13): 081640500XPublisher: New York : Seabury PressPublication date: 1981Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of four previously published essays, gathered by ErichFromm, the well-known psychologist and social philosopher of the 20th century. Erich Fromm laysout his assessment of the basic requirements for a human life and criticizes the social structureswhich form obstacles to their fulfillment. Moreover, Fromm describes how the advanced nationshave produced a new type of human being: Homo consumens. Fromm affirms the aspirations of thehuman spirit in his praise for such figures as the heroic Bertrand Russell, and the discussion of thespiritual challenge of aging, in a special way his thoughts are oriented toward love, creation and life.
    • 150Burmese warTitle: On the Irrawaddy : a story of the first Burmese warBookID: 0186Authors: G A HentyISBN-10(13): 0000000186Publisher: New York : Charles Scribners Sons,Publication date: 1896Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: On the Irrawaddy is the record of a British disaster in the first Burmese War. TheBritish Army was held prisoner in Rangoon through the first wet season, lost half of the whiteofficers and men. The subsequent campaign was no less fatal, even though large reinforcementswere sent, some fifty percent of the whole died, leaving about 2000 remained as they arrived in Ava.Only after the last Burmese army had been scattered, the court of Ava submited to the British force.This book contains illustrations by W. N. Overend.151Title: Our woodlands, heaths and hedges; a popular description of British trees, shrubs, wildfruits, etc., with notices of their insect inhabitants,BookID: 0001Authors: William Stephen ColemanISBN-10(13): 0000000001Publisher: London, G. Routledge; New York, DuttonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book gives a comprehensive description of trees, shrubs, wild fruits, which areindigenous to Britain. Moreover, the author gives knowledge about their uses, beauties andattributes, and the notes concerning with the insect inhabitants of that plant together. The book isillustrated with beautiful colour.152Title: The geology of the area around Neyaungga and Ye-ngan, Southern Shan States, Burma
    • BookID: 0179Authors: M S Garson; B J Amos; A H G MitchellISBN-10(13): 0000000179Publisher: London : H.M. Stationery Off.Publication date: 1976Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the technical report based on the geological study of the area aroundNeyaungga and Ye-ngan which lies to the East of Shan Scarp in Central Burma. It was geologicallymapped in 1970 by a British- Burmese team under the Colombo Plan.153Title: Peacock dreamsBookID: 0282Authors: William H TyddISBN-10(13): 0000000282Publisher: London : BacsaPublication date: 1986Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the reminiscence of a police officer in Burma from 1929 until it wasshattered by the Japanese invasion in 1942. From the author’s memoir, its vividness and directnesswill give younger readers the chance to draw their own conclusions. Although the author paints thescene and tells history to entertain and delight the reader, but the occurrence is a very subtle andindeed profound understanding of a complex and fascinating interaction of societies and systems inBritish Burma in those days.154Title: Peacocks and pagodasBookID: 0194Authors: Paul EdmondsISBN-10(13): 0000000194
    • Publisher: London, G. Routledge & sons, ltd.Publication date: 1925Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Peacocks and Pagodas is an account of the traveling experience of the author, who iswandering through Burma. The author always gives a picturesque and interesting sketch of Burmaand the Burmese.155Title: Pearl of the East : a guide to Burma and its peopleBookID: 0223Authors: Pearl Aung; P Aung KhinISBN-10(13): 0000000223Publisher: Rangoon, Burma : Pearl PublishersPublication date: 1961Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book guides the tourism in Burma by summarizing the history, the country, thepeople, customs and beliefs, arts and crafts. Besides, it still guides many interesting touristattractions, what and where to see, what and where to buy in Burma. Furthermore, it gives theinformation about the important cities, such as Rangoon, Mandalay, Pegu, Moulmein, Tavoy, Inlay,and other information about Burma, such as immigration and custom regulations, Burmesecurrency, etc. There are plenty of pictures in the book.156Title: Ancient EgyptBookID: 0080Authors: James Baikie; Constance N BaikieISBN-10(13): 0000000080Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1912
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ancient Egypt written by James Baikie. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, temples and tombs,exploring and voyaging of ancient Egypt, population, children in ancient Egypt, customs and beliefs,and fairy tales. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by Constance N. Baikie.157Title: AustraliaBookID: 0055Authors: Frank FoxISBN-10(13): 0000000055Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Australia written by Frank Fox. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a map and full-page illustrations in colour by Percy F. S. Spence158Title: BelgiumBookID: 0030Authors: George W T Omond; Ame?de?e ForestierISBN-10(13): 0000000030Publisher: London, BlackPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Belgium written by George W. T. Omond. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,
    • beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand illustrations by Amedee Foresttier.159Title: BerlinBookID: 0279Authors: Edith Siepen-Hetherington; Alois MetzISBN-10(13): 0000000279Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Berlin written by Edith Siepen. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, boys and girls in this country, religion, customs and traditions,festivals, and language spoke. This book contains full-page illustrations in colour by Alois Metz.160Title: BurmaBookID: 0134Authors: R Talbot KellyISBN-10(13): 0000000134Publisher: London : Adam and Charles BlacksPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Burma written by R. Talbot Kelly. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,the forest, population, village life and town life, religion, customs and traditions. This book containsa map and twelve full-page illustrations in colour by the author.161Title: Canada
    • BookID: 0022Authors: John Thomas BEALBYISBN-10(13): 0000000022Publisher: A. & C. Black: LondonPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Canada written by J. T. Bealby. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a map and full-page illustrations in colour by T. Mower and others.162Title: CeylonBookID: 0084Authors: Alfred ClarkISBN-10(13): 0000000084Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ceylon written by Alfred Clark. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs and trade, festivals, and language spoke. This bookcontains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by Allan Stewart and C. Creyke.163Title: CorsicaBookID: 0012Authors: Ernest YoungISBN-10(13): 0000000012Publisher: London : Adam and Charles Black
    • Publication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Corsica written by Ernest Young. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a map and thefull-page pictures in colour by E. A. Norbury.164Title: CubaBookID: 0081Authors: Ford Fairford; Claude PrattISBN-10(13): 0000000081Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Cuba written by Ford Fairford. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, voyage by train across Cuba, population, customs and traditions, festivals,language spoke, trade and commerce. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colourby Froken Ingeborg Hyldahl.165Title: DenmarkBookID: 0100Authors: M Pearson ThomsonISBN-10(13): 0000000100Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This is the guidebook to Denmark written by M. Pearson Thomson. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, language spoke, andlegendary lore and folk dances. This book contains a map and illustrations by Froken IngeborgHyldahl.166Title: EdinburghBookID: 0268Authors: Rosaline Orme MassonISBN-10(13): 0000000268Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Edinburgh written by Rosaline Masson. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children in this country, customs and traditions, andlanguage spoke. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour.167Title: EgyptBookID: 0143Authors: Robert Talbot KellyISBN-10(13): 0000000143Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Egypt written by R. Talbot Kelly. The book gives informationabout Egypt in antiquity, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, and population. Thisbook contains a map and twelve full-page illustrations in colour by the author.
    • 168Title: EnglandBookID: 0082Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000082Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to England written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and trade, and festivals. This book includes amap and numerous full-page illustrations in colour.169Title: FlorenceBookID: 0059Authors: Elizabeth Wilson GriersonISBN-10(13): 0000000059Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Russia written by Elizabeth W. Grearson. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, with full-pageillustrations in colour.170Title: FranceBookID: 0023Authors: John Finnemore; Nico Jungman
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000023Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to France written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Nico Jungman, E. Cresscioli, W. Scott, and J. Williamson.171Title: GermanyBookID: 0183Authors: Cecily Ullman SidgwickISBN-10(13): 0000000183Publisher: London : A. and C. Black,Publication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Germany written by Sidgwick, Alfred. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, traveling in the country, population, the children in this country,customs and traditions, festivals, and industry. This book contains a map and twelve full-pageillustrations in colour by L. Burleigh Bruhl and others.172Title: GreeceBookID: 0146Authors: Edith A BROWNEISBN-10(13): 0000000146Publisher: A. & C. Black: LondonPublication date: 1909
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Greece written by Edith A. Browne. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, traveling in the country, population, customs and traditions,festivals, and industry. This book contains a map and twelve full-page illustrations in colour byEdward H. Fitchew and John Fulleylove173Title: HollandBookID: 0013Authors: Beatrix Jungman; Nico JungmanISBN-10(13): 0000000013Publisher: London : Adam and Charles BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Holland written by Beatrix Jungman. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Nico Jugman.174Title: The Holy LandBookID: 0057Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000057Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to the State of Palestine written by John Finnemore. The bookgives information about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to
    • travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including amap and full-page illustrations in colour by John Fulleylove.175Title: HungaryBookID: 0265Authors: H Tornai de Ko?ve?rISBN-10(13): 0000000265Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Hungary written by H. Tornai De Kover. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, schools, customs and traditions, festivals, languagespoke, folklore and legends. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour.176Title: IcelandBookID: 0273Authors: Disney Leith, Mrs.; M A WemyssISBN-10(13): 0000000273Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Iceland written by Disney Leith. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, language spoke, industriesand exports, and the government. This book contains a map and water-colour illustrations by M. A.Wemyss and the author.177Title: India
    • BookID: 0052Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000052Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ireland written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Mortimer Menpes.178Title: LIndo-ChineBookID: 0083Authors: Myriam HarryISBN-10(13): 0000000083Publisher: Vincennes : les Arts graphiquesPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Les Beaux Voyages L’Indo-Chine. This is the guidebook to Indochina written inFrench by Myriam Harry. The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geographyand climate, interesting places to travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children inthis region, religion, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke. This book contains a mapand illustrations in colour.179Title: IrelandBookID: 0053Authors: Katharine Hinkson, formerly Tynan.
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000053Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ireland written by Katharine Tynan. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Francis S. Walker.180Title: ItalyBookID: 0137Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000137Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Italy written by John Finnemore. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke. Thisbook contains a map and twelve full-page illustrations in colour.181Title: JamaicaBookID: 0058Authors: John Henderson; A S ForrestISBN-10(13): 0000000058Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1909Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Jamaica written by John Henderson. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by A. S. Forrest.182Title: JapanBookID: 0026Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000026Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Japan written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Ella Du Cane.183Title: JavaBookID: 0064Authors: J F ScheltemaISBN-10(13): 0000000064Publisher: London : A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This is the guidebook to Ireland written by J. F. Scheltema. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Hugo V. Pedersen.184Title: LondonBookID: 0090Authors: G E MittonISBN-10(13): 0000000090Publisher: London : A. and B. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to London written by G. E. Mitton. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, a little London girl, supplies and government. This bookcontains full-page illustrations in colour by Herbert Marshall and others.185Title: Montenegro : a land of warriorsBookID: 0018Authors: Roy TrevorISBN-10(13): 0000000018Publisher: London : A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Montenegro written by Roy Trevor. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by Allan Stewart.
    • 186Title: MoroccoBookID: 0276Authors: John Finnemore; A S ForrestISBN-10(13): 0000000276Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Morocco written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children in this country, customs and traditions,festivals, and language spoke. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by A. S.Forrest.187Title: NewfoundlandBookID: 0076Authors: Ford FairfordISBN-10(13): 0000000076Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1912Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Newfoundland written byFord Fairford. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke.This book contains a map and numerous full-page illustrations in colour by C. G. Lowther.188Title: New YorkBookID: 0184Authors: Hildegarde Hawthorne
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000184Publisher: London : Adam and Charles Black,Publication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to New York written by Hildegarde. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the city, geography, interesting places to travel, population, boys and girls inthis city, customs and traditions, This book contains full-page illustrations in colour by Martin Lewis.189Title: New ZealandBookID: 0065Authors: Pembroke Arnold VaileISBN-10(13): 0000000065Publisher: London A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1921Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ireland written by P. A. Vaile. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a map and full-page illustrations in colour by F. & W. Wright.190Title: NorwayBookID: 0095Authors: A F Mockler-Ferryman; A Heaton Cooper; Paul JungmannISBN-10(13): 0000000095Publisher: London : A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1909Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Portugal written by Agnes M. Goodall. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, schools, customs and traditions, festivals, languagespoke, and fairy tales. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by A. HeatonCooper and Nico Jungmann.191Title: OceaniaBookID: 0295Authors: Frank FoxISBN-10(13): 0000000295Publisher: London, A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ocenia written by H. Tornai De Kover. The contents of thisbook were divided into three parts: Par 1 - The Pacific Islands; Part 2 – Australia; and Part 3 – NewZealand The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geography and climate,interesting places to travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions,festivals, and language spoke. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour.192Title: PanamaBookID: 0136Authors: Edith A BrowneISBN-10(13): 0000000136Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Panama written by Edith A. Browne. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, the way to Panama, the
    • discovery of America, the Panama Canal, interesting places to travel, beautiful sceneries of thecountry, population, customs and traditions, festivals. This book contains a map and sixteen full-page illustrations.193Title: ParisBookID: 0054Authors: Margery Williams BiancoISBN-10(13): 0000000054Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Paris written by Margery Williams. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the city, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the city, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a map andfull-page illustrations in colour by A. Allan Stuart.194Title: PortugalBookID: 0266Authors: Agnes M GoodallISBN-10(13): 0000000266Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Portugal written by Agnes M. Goodall. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children in this country, pilgrimages, customs andtraditions, and language spoke. This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by theauthor.
    • 195Title: RomeBookID: 0056Authors: C T GennISBN-10(13): 0000000056Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Rome written by C. T. Genn. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the city, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the city, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, with full-page illustrations incolour.196Title: RussiaBookID: 0044Authors: L Edna WalterISBN-10(13): 0000000044Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Russia written by L. Edna Walter. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour by F. de Haenen and others.197Title: ScotlandBookID: 0178Authors: Elizabeth W GriersonISBN-10(13): 0178
    • Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Scotland written by Elizabeth Grierson. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, sports, agricultureand industries. This book contains a map and twelve full-page illustrations by William Smith andothers.198Title: SiamBookID: 0156Authors: Ernest YoungISBN-10(13): 0000000156Publisher: London : Adam and Charles BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Siam written by Ernest Young. The book gives informationabout a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel, beautifulsceneries of the country, population, Buddhism in this country, children in this country, customs andtraditions, festivals, elephants and white el;ephants. This book contains a map and twelve full-pageillustrations in colour by A. S. Forrest.199Title: South AmericaBookID: 0024Authors: Edith A BrowneISBN-10(13): 0000000024Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1915Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to South America written by Edith A. Browne. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, the currency,including a map and full-page illustrations in colour.200 Title: South AfricaBookID: 0085Authors: Dudley KiddISBN-10(13): 0000000085Publisher: London : A. & C. BlackPublication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to South Africa written by Dudley Kidd. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children in this region, customs and beliefs, festivals,and language spoke. It contains a map and illustrations by A. M. Goodall.201 Title: The South seas (Melanesia)BookID: 0267Authors: J H M Abbott; Norman H HardyISBN-10(13): 0000000267Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Melanesia written by Abbott, J. H. M. Abbot. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, voyage of melanesians,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, trade, and fairy tales. Thisbook contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by Norman Hardy.
    • 202 Title: SpainBookID: 0185Authors: Edith A BrowneISBN-10(13): 0000000185Publisher: London : Adam and Charles Black,Publication date: 1910Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Spain written by Edith A. Browne. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, traveling in the country, population, boys and girls in this country,customs and traditions, festivals, sports, agriculture, and industry. This book contains a map andtwelve full-page illustrations in colour by Trevor Haddon and Edgar T. A. Wigram203 Title: SwitzerlandBookID: 0145Authors: John FinnemoreISBN-10(13): 0000000145Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Switzerland written by John Finnemore. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, and mountain climbing andsports in Switzerland. This book contains a map and twelve full-page illustrations in colour by A. D.McCormick, J. Hardwicke Lewis and others.204 Title: The British EmpireBookID: 0067
    • Authors: Frank FoxISBN-10(13): 0000000067Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Ireland written by Frank Fox. The author classifies thecontents into 5 groups: The first group – Mother country and her European settlements, the secondgroup – The Americas, the third group – Africa, the fourth group – The Indies, and the fifth group –Ocenia. The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions,population, customs, festivals, language spoke, with full-page illustrations in colour205 Title: The Far East, China, Korea, & JapanBookID: 0277Authors: Frank EliasISBN-10(13): 0000000277Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to the Far East: China, Korea and Japan written by Frank Elias.The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interestingplaces to travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, boys and girls in these countries,religion, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke. This book contains a map andnumerous full-page illustrations in colour by various artists.206 Title: The gorgeous East, India, Burma, Ceylon, and SiamBookID: 0269Authors: Frank EliasISBN-10(13): 0000000269Publisher: London, A. and C. Black
    • Publication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to the gorgeous East:: India, Burma, Ceylon and Siam writtenby Frank Elias. The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geography andclimate, interesting places to travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, children in thesecountries, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke. This book contains a map andnumerous full-page illustrations in colour.207 Title: The worldBookID: 0097Authors: A R Hope MoncrieffISBN-10(13): 0000000097Publisher: London : A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1908Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook for thirty-four countries in the word written by Ascott R. Hope.The book gives information about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interestingplaces to travel, beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, andlanguage spoke. This book contains including a map and numerous full-page illustrations in colour.208 Title: TurkeyBookID: 0101Authors: Julius R Van Millingen; Warwick GobleISBN-10(13): 0000000101Publisher: London, A. and C. BlackPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This is the guidebook to Turkey written by Julius R. Van Millingen. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geography and climate, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs and traditions, festivals, and language spoke.This book contains a map and full-page illustrations in colour by Goble Warwick.209 Title: WalesBookID: 0027Authors: E M Wilmot-BuxtonISBN-10(13): 0000000027Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1911Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the guidebook to Wales written by E. M. Wilmot-Buxton. The book givesinformation about a brief history of the country, geographical conditions, interesting places to travel,beautiful sceneries of the country, population, customs, festivals, language spoke, including a mapand full-page illustrations in colour.210 Title: Pillars of the Empire : sketches of living Indian and colonial statesmenBookID: 0368Authors: T H S EscottISBN-10(13): 0000000368Publisher: London : Chapman & HallPublication date: 1879Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Pillars of the Empire is the sketch of Indian and Colonial statesman, celebrities andofficials in the British Empire. It covers the story of the lives and achievements of these distinguishedmen.212 Title: A pocket guide to Burma
    • BookID: 0074Authors: Special Service Division.; United StatesISBN-10(13): 0000000074Publisher:Publication date: 1943Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book will be for use by military personnel engaged in the Allied Burma campaignonly. Not to be republished, in whole or in part, without the consent of the War Department. It is aguide of do’s and don’t for the soldier, including the knowledge about the land of Burma andBurmese language. The book is illustrated with drawings and maps.213 Title: Poems of powerBookID: 0117Authors: Ella Wheeler WilcoxISBN-10(13): 0000000117Publisher: London, Gay and BirdPublication date: 1907Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Poems of Power is a collection of 89 poems with the author’s note, explaining thewording of the title as the Divine Power in every human being. Her poems reflected her optimism,and her belief that hope would triumph over despair and good would overcome evil. Thus, thesepoems had tremendous influence on helping people to come into a sense of personal power andindependence.214 Title: Political systems of highland Burma : a study of Kachin social structuresBookID: 0274Authors: Edmund Ronald Leach
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000274Publisher: London : Published for the London School of Economics and Political Science,University of LondonPublication date: 1964Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a study of how particular structures can assume a variety of culturalinterpretations and how different structures can be represented by the same set of cultural symbols.Leach found that the population of the Kachin Hills Area is not culturally uniform. But as concernsthese ritual aspects of culture, the population of the Kachin Hills Area is relatively uniform. Ritualacts are ways of “saying things” about social status, and the “language” in which these things aresaid is common to the whole Kachin Hills Area.215 Title: Quaint corners of ancient empires : Southern India, Burma and ManilaBookID: 0210Authors: Mich Meyers ShoemakerISBN-10(13): 0000000210Publisher: New YorkPublication date: 1899Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Quaint Corners of Ancient Empires is a personal narrative of travel and adventure inSouthern India, Burma and Manila.216 Title: Quartered safe out here : a recollection of the war in BurmaBookID: 0176Authors: George MacDonald FraserISBN-10(13): 0002726602Publisher: London : HarvillPublication date: 1992Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: Quartered Safe Out Here is a memoir of George MacDonald Frasers wartimeexperiences as a soldier in Burma in the last year of World War II. Fraser describes the war in Burmain which he serves at age 19. Battles, night attacks, ambushes, patrols and close encounters with thefanatical Japanese enemy, all from the point of view of a Fourteenth Army infantryman. Fraser is avery fine writer, and he knows how to tell a story. Therefore, this is a fine, entertaining, andinteresting book to read.217 Title: Rangoon international cook bookBookID: 0214Authors: Rangoon (Burma). Methodist English Church. Womans Society of Christian Service.ISBN-10(13): 0000000214Publisher: RangoonPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an overview of foodstuffs found in Rangoon Bazaars, many traditionalBurmese, Indian, Pakistan, Indonesian and Chinese recipes as well as some traditional American andEnglish dishes.218 Title: The recent operations of the British forces at Rangoon and MartabanBookID: 0257Authors: Thomas Turner BakerISBN-10(13): 0000000257Publisher: London, T. HatchardPublication date: 1852Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: It is rare first edition of the book containing the story of the second Burmese war byRev. Thomas T. Baker who died before completing this work. Many events described here weretaken from his own eye-witness observations. The last communication from the author is dated
    • March 31st 1852. Baker was Chaplain of Her Majesty’s ship Fox and many of his crew passed awayby the epidemic cholera. The last chapter is an attempt to make a conclusion of what happenedafter Baker died and the story of the most important happening one month later: The capture ofMartaban and Rangoon. The book includes a lithographed plate of a vessel, and the other foldinglithographed plates: one being a coastal view of Rangoon and the other showing the attack of theDunnoo Stockade. In addition it has a lithographed frontispiece in a beautiful colouring showing theBurmese deputation presenting the King of Avas letter.219 Title: Red moon risingBookID: 0172Authors: George RodgerISBN-10(13): 0000000172Publisher: London : Cresset Pr.,Publication date: 1945Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Red Moon Rising is a narrative of the war in Burma. With the outbreak of the WorldWar II, Rodger had a strong urge to chronicle the war. Rodger was a press photographer for LifeMagazine, and he covered the retreat of the British forces in Burma in1942 during the World War II.220 Title: Regulation of rivers without embankments as applied in the training works at theheadwaters of the Rangoon River, BurmaBookID: 0177Authors: F A Leete; G C CheyneISBN-10(13): 0000000177Publisher: London : LockwoodPublication date: 1924Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This book is the report of river training works in 1914 and 1915 for the floating ofteak down the Myitmaka river and its tributaries in Burma. The basic proposition advanced is that ariver may be left to the effect of its own training without the use of embankments of any kind,including all artificial aids to bank formation, with the exception of sticks of bamboo.221 Title: Relation de L’Ambassade Anglaise: Envoyee en 1795 Dans Le RoyaumeBookID: 0285Authors: Michael Symes; Jean-Henri Caste?raISBN-10(13): 0000000285Publisher: Paris : F. BuissonPublication date: 1800Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the description of diplomatic voyage to Burma, followed by a trip madein 1798 at Colombo, in the island of Ceylon, and Lagoa Bay, on the East Coast of Africa, the Island ofCarnicobar, and Ruins of Mavalipouram by Major Michel Symes. Michel Symes was sent twice by theGovernor General of India to the Burmese Court (1795-1892) to solve border issues on the Easternmargin of the British Empire, and to restore relations between the British Empire and the Kingdomof Ava. This report is published in French language and it is a collection of maps and 30 plates inthree volumes of voyage to Burma and other regions.222 Title: Relation de LAmbassade Anglaise, envoyee en 1795BookID: 0131Authors: J. CasteraISBN-10(13): 0000000131Publisher:Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription:
    • 224 Title: Relation De Lambassade AnglaiseBookID: 0196Authors: Dans Le Royaume DavaISBN-10(13): 0000000196Publisher: ParisPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription:225 Title: Religion and politics in BurmaBookID: 0155Authors: Donald Eugene SmithISBN-10(13): 0000000155Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University PressPublication date: 1965Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Religion and Politics in Burma is an exploration of the interaction of Buddhism andpolitics in Burma from the pre-colonial period to the early 1960s. Smith is concerned with what hashappened since Burmese independence, and he considers Burmese attempts to relate Buddhism tothe ideologies of nationalism, democracy and socialism. Smith particularly emphasizes upon U Nu’sadministration, and the debates and decisions leading to the establishment of Buddhism as the satereligion in 1961.226 Title: Report of the Superintendent, Archaeological Survey, Burma : for the year ending 31thMarchBookID: 0063Authors:
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000063Publisher: Rangoon : Gov. Print. and StationeryPublication date: 1924Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a report of the archaeological survey in Burma for the year ending 31st March1924. It includes the programme for the past year and programme of works proposed for 1924 -25,excavations in various areas, the conservation of ancient monuments, and archaeological finds.227 Title: Return to BurmaBookID: 0166Authors: Bernard Fergusson, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000166Publisher: London, CollinsPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Return to Burma is an account of the author’s return trip to Burma, having retiredfrom the British Army. It includes the scene of his wartime experiences visits, and the scenesrevisited arouse a feeling of exhilaration at being back in Burma. It is the great virtue of thisadmirable record which reflects the courageous hearts and catches some of the precious momentsof history.228 Title: Return to the IrrawaddyBookID: 0351Authors: Francis Kingdon WardISBN-10(13): 0000000351Publisher: London, A. MelrosePublication date: 1956Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This is a report of 1953 plant collecting expedition, travels from Myitkyina by jeep toMali Hka, Sumorabum, Ahkail, climbing Tama Bum. With special chapter on tribes, and use ofmedicinal plants, details of plants in the Triangle, tea, weather, birds, lilies and rhododendrons in theNortheastern Burma. The author, one of the most famous botanists in the world, explored thealmost unknown jungles and mountains of Northern Burma, known as the Triangle, an area that hasbecome famous for its connection to drug production.229 Title: Grammaire italienne e?le?mentaire, analytique et raisone?e, suivie dun aperc?u de laversification italienne.BookID: 0157Authors: G RobelloISBN-10(13): 0000000157Publisher: Paris, BaudryPublication date: 1849Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Grammaire Italienne is an Italian grammar book in French language, with anoverview on Italian versification. This book gives you a good grounding in the grammar, and it is thecomplete guide to the basics of Italian grammar.230 Title: Sceptical essaysBookID: 0343Authors: Bertrand RussellISBN-10(13): 0000000343Publisher:Publication date: 1928Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of seventeen essays written by Bertrand Russell. BertrandRussell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, and social critic. In 1950, Russell
    • was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "in recognition of his varied and significant writings inwhich he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought.231 Title: Seashells of the World with ValuesBookID: 0367Authors: A.Gordon Melvin, Lorna Strong MelvinISBN-10(13): 0000000367Publisher: Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Co.Publication date: 1975Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Sea Shells of the World is an exceptional guide to shells and their value on the worldmarket, with photographs by Lorna Strong Melvin. It contains over 1100 species described andillustrated. This is an excellent guide for collectors. The book was first published in 1966 so thevalues are a bit low.232 Title: She was a queenBookID: 0338Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000338Publisher: London : Faber and FaberPublication date: 1936Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: She was a Queen is a good historical novel writing. The story covers the eventsleading up to the fall of the Pagan Dynasty about 1287. In particular it is focused on the peasant girlMa Saw, who became Queen Saw and tried to save Burma from Tartar invasion. The book gives themost interesting picture of Marco Polo’s arrival in Burma as part of an Embassy from Kublai Khanseeking the King’s recognition of his overlord ship, and the fall of the King’s Dynasty a few months
    • later. The author makes it seem as if it had happened and the book includes 21 illustrations and afolding map of Burma.233 Title: Siam, the land of the white elephant, as it was and isBookID: 0167Authors: George B BaconISBN-10(13): 0000000167Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners SonsPublication date: 1889Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a compilation of descriptions of Siam from the end of the 18th century.It contains excerpts and summaries of some well-known and some practically unknown publishedand unpublished reports by travellers. Contents of the book: Early intercourse with Siam; Relationswith other countries; Geography of Siam; Old Siam - Its history; the story of Constantine Phaulcon;Modern Siam – The present Dynasty; A royal gentleman; Phrabat Somdetch Phra Paramendr MahaMongkut; Ayuthia; Mouhot’s visit to Phrabat and Ptawi; From Bangkok to Chantaboun - A missionaryjourney in 1835; Mouhot’s visit to Chantaboun and the islands of the Gulf; Mouhot in the hill-country of Chantaboun; Pechaburi or Prippree; Natural productions of Siam; Old and new Bangkok;Christian missions in Siam -The outlook for the future.234 Title: Siamese WhiteBookID: 0333Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000333Publisher: London : Faber and FaberPublication date: 1936Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Siamese White is an enthralling biography of Samuel White, a British adventurer,was appointed by King of Siam as a mandarin of this country. Maurice Collis concentrates on theefforts of Samuel White, who sets out to seek his fortune in Thailand during the time of King Narai of
    • Ayutthaya. The author makes full and effective use of the diary of Francis Davenport in telling thisstrange story. This book is appropriate for everyone who enjoys thrills, excitement, and cunning.235 Title: Silk in BurmaBookID: 0248Authors: J P HardimanISBN-10(13): 0000000248Publisher: Rangoon, Printed by the superintendent, Government printing, BurmaPublication date: 1901Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a colorful illustrated book on silk in Burma before 1900. The author providesdetails and valuable information, historical facts and the figures, the local distribution of theindustry, the silkworm of Burma, process, results of the industry, prices and profits, the trade and itsprospects, allied industries and the races engaged in this industry.236 Title: Soo Thah : a tale of the KarensBookID: 0010Authors: Alonzo BunkerISBN-10(13): 0000000010Publisher: London & edinburgh : Oliphant, Anderson & FerrierPublication date: 1902Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Soo Thah is a book based on the author’s true experience and his knowledge to givea photographic view of the daily life of the hill tribe in Burma. It is the true account of a missionary’sresidence among the Karen hill tribe of Burma for 30 years, and everyday events of Soo Thah and hisconversion to Christianity. Moreover, it presents the fracture on the unity of Buddhist Burma andlaying the basis for the continual rebellion of the Karen tribes against the Burmese Governmentsince dependence in 1948. All the characters are true to name and life except Soo Thah, whose realneme is Soo Yah. Although the narration is not always chronological, yet all the incidents herein toldare facts.
    • 237 Title: Springboard to victoryBookID: 0132Authors: C E Lucas PhillipsISBN-10(13): 0000000132Publisher: London, HeinemannPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Springboard to Victory is an account of the decisive Battle of Kohima Ridge in theBurma campaign. The story focuses on a sustained attack by Japanese forces during the Burmacampaign. A combined of 1500 British and Indian troops held this mountainous area against fanaticalJapanese attack for a fortnight. It was a moment of extreme crisis for Burma and the whole Alliedcause. This battle became a metaphor that inspired later and larger achievements at the battalionlevel.238 Title: Stories from the Arabian nightsBookID: 0323Authors: Laurence HousmanISBN-10(13): 0000000323Publisher: New York : George H. DoranPublication date: 1987Edition:Language: EnglishDescription:239 Title: Sunny days in BurmaBookID: 0187Authors: A W Wills
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000187Publisher: BirminghamPublication date: 1905Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Sunny Days in Burma is the narrative of eight months travel in Burma. Contents ofthis Book: Buddhism; Monks and monasteries – Shan and Karens; Burmese superstition; A Burmeseplay; Mandalay; Notes on Burmese history from 1714 to 1885; and the annexation and pacificationof Upper Burma. This book contains numerous illustrations from photographs.240 Title: Tales from the Arabian nightsBookID: 0252Authors: Frederick Colin TilneyISBN-10(13): 0000000252Publisher: London, J.M. DentPublication date: 1919Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: 20 The Arabian Nights stories are some of the world’s great treasures. They haveexisted for thousands of years, consisting of tales told in Persia, Arabia, India and Asia. The ArabianNights (also known as The 1001 Arabian Nights) have inspired writers the world over with theancient power of story. A collection of them probably took from Egypt in the fourteenth century,which other tales were added of varying nationality. The Arabian Nights include fairy tales, fables,romances, farces, legends, and parables. There are versions of these stories in many languages andthey all convey the great sense of adventure, truth, fantastic imagination, justice, and faithembodied by the great civilizations that contributed stories and ideas to the collection. This book is aversion adapted by F. C. Tilney, with coloured illustrations by T. H. Robinson and Dora Curtis.241 Title: Ten Thousand Miles through India & Burma. An account of the Oxford UniversityAuthentics cricket tour with Mr. K. J. Key in the year of the Coronation DurbarBookID: 0233
    • Authors: Cecil HEADLAM; Kingsmill James KEYISBN-10(13): 0000000233Publisher: J. M. Dent & Co.: LondonPublication date: 1903Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is an account of a cricket tour of India in 1902-03 by traveling under the name of‘Oxford Authentics’, a team of amateur cricketers. The team traveled ten thousand miles throughIndia and Burma, played cricket wherever they went, and planned to coincide with the CoronationDurbar, a splendid ceremony in New Delhi. The cricket they played and the ceremonies theywitnessed with descriptions of the people, customs and culture of the Indian are described in a bookby Cecil Headlam, who was in a team of cricketers that toured India at this time.242 Title: Ten years in BurmaBookID: 0168Authors: Julius SmithISBN-10(13): 0000000168Publisher: New York, Eaton & MainsPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Ten Years in Burma is a memoir of the experiences and observations of the Americanmissionary, Julius Smith, for 10 years in Burma. This book includes the record about races, social life,and government of Burma243 Title: The 13-carat diamond and other short stories: a collection of short stories and sketchesBookID: 0264Authors: Khin Myo Chit, DawISBN-10(13): 0000000264
    • Publisher: Rangoon, Sarpay LawkaPublication date: 1969Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The 13 Carat Diamond and Other Stories is a collection of short stories written byKhin Myo Chit. It was published in 1969, with a second edition released in October 2005. Thecollection contains an account of the authors life and the culture of Burma, as well as fiction. ForThe 13 Carat Diamond, it first appeared in The Guardian magazine in 1955, and was later included in50 Great Oriental Stories published by Bantam Classics. The story describes the authors ownexperiences in wartime Burma. This collection of stories and sketches will give readers theentertainment, pleasure, glimpses of the authors life, as well as information on Burmese culture.244 Title: The April babys book of tunes : with the story of how they came to be writtenBookID: 0153Authors: Elizabeth; Kate GreenawayISBN-10(13): 0000000153Publisher: London : Macmillan and Co.; New York : The Macmillan Co.Publication date: 1900Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: April Babys Book of Tunes is a children’s book. It is the story of Elizabeth and herthree daughters, and how she entertains them one winter with songs. The book has very cutedialogs, and it provides the words and music for many childrens tunes. This book illustrated by KateGreenaway, and it was the first of Greenaways books to be lithographed rather than illustrated incolor woodblocks.245 Title: The art of lovingBookID: 0014Authors: Erich FrommISBN-10(13): 0000000014Publisher: New York, Harper
    • Publication date: 1956Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: In this book, Fromm discusses love in all aspects, not only romantic love, but also thelove of parents for children, brotherly love, erotic love, self-love and love of God, and he analysesthe concept of love. The book is divided into four chapters. In the first chapter, Fromm says thatmany people are starving for love, but they are not getting it. In the second chapter, Fromm writesabout the theory of love. In the third chapter, Fromm writes about the disintegration of love incontemporary western society. The fourth and last chapter is dealing with the practice of love.Finally, Fromm has made it clear that the art of loving is an art just like any other art, and one has toput in certain efforts in order to master the art.246 Title: The Asian highwayBookID: 0077Authors: M S AhmadISBN-10(13): 0000000077Publisher: United Nations, Economic Commission for Asia and the Far EastPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: It is the guide to the route from Turkey to Calcutta with shipping routes to Australia.In the report, it divides into two parts: Part 1 – History; Part 2 – Project. This report describes thedifficulties, the beauty spots and the planning for the expedition of the Asian Highway Project.247 Title: The asian newspapers reluctant revolutionBookID: 0362Authors: John A LentISBN-10(13): 0000000362Publisher: Ames : The Iowa State University PressPublication date: 1971Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This book combines history and contemporary description of the newspaper pressesof 15 Asian countries, most of them have been on the verge of revolution that has failed to breakinto its full intensity. It emphasizes in this critical analysis on the delineation of patterns ofnewspaper press development within specific countries.248 Title: The Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited, 1863-1963BookID: 0015Authors: A C PointonISBN-10(13): 0000000015Publisher: Southampton [Eng.] Millbrook PressPublication date: 1964Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the history of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd.from 1863 until 1963. The Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited or it is often simply calledthe Bombay Burmah Trading Company was created in 1863 by the Wallace Brothers. TheCorporation activities cover a wide range such as plantations of tea, coffee, cardamon, cocoa, rubberand palm oil; manufacture of starch from tapioca; manufacture of asbestos cement and concreteproducts; extraction of timber and boat building and repairs. The Corporation was originally formedas a public company to engage in the growing Burma tea business by taking over the assets & rightsin Burma of William Wallace. By the 1870s it was a leading producer of teak in Burma and Siam, aswell as having other interests in cotton, oil exploration and shipping. In the third Anglo-BurmeseWar, The Burmese state’s conflict with the BBTC furnished British leaders with a pretext forconquest. Therefore, the BBTC had become a very powerful company with considerable influence inthe government of Burma.249 Title: The brown fairy bookBookID: 0091Authors: Andrew LangISBN-10(13): 0000000091Publisher: London : Longmans, Green, and Co.Publication date: 1904
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. This bookcontains thirty-two tales with numerous illustrations by Henry J. Ford.250 Title: The buried cities of Campania; or, Pompeii and Herculaneum : their history, theirdestruction, and their remainsBookID: 0209Authors: W H Davenport AdamsISBN-10(13): 0000000209Publisher: London : T. Nelson and sons,Publication date: 1870Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a descriptive and historical account of Pompeii and Herculaneum andthe cities destroyed by Vesuvius. It includes their history, their destruction, and their remains.251 Title: The Burma wars, 1824-1886BookID: 0302Authors: George BruceISBN-10(13): 0000000302Publisher: London, Hart-Davis MacGibbonPublication date: 1973Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book presents a remarkable study of a military campaign fraught with blundersand incompetence, which was also a test of perseverance and courage on both the British and
    • Burma. The author painted the canvas of 19th century Burma with vivid detailed and profoundhistorical insights about all of three Burma wars over a period of 62 years (1824 -1886).252 Title: The Burman : his life and notionsBookID: 0122Authors: Yoe ShwayISBN-10(13): 0000000122Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1882Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Burman : His Life and Notion is a book about the people and customs of Burma.First published under the pseudonym ’Shaway Yoe’ but the book was written by the Scottishjournalist and British Colonial administrator, James George Scott. The book caused a sensation whenit was first published because it was considered impossible that a Burman could write so well inEnglish. In this volume, the author made an extremely detailed and unparalleled description of theBurmese people and their culture from their pagoda festivals in their traditions, lacquer ware,religion, dressing, food, plays, and other related aspects.253 Title: The Burman : his life and notions Vol. IIBookID: 0123Authors: Yoe ShwayISBN-10(13): 0000000123Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1882Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Burman : His Life and Notion is a book about the people and customs of Burma.First published under the pseudonym ’Shaway Yoe’ but the book was written by the Scottishjournalist and British Colonial administrator, James George Scott. The book caused a sensation when
    • it was first published because it was considered impossible that a Burman could write so well inEnglish. In this volume, the author provides description of the Burmese people and their culture,music and dancing, games, King Thibaw, The Lord White Elephant, palace, the Burmese Army,Revenue System, language, death and burial.254 Title: Narrative of the Burmese war : detailing the operations of Major-General Sir ArchibaldCampbells army from its landing at Rangoon in May, 1824, to the conclusion of a treaty of peace atYandaboo, inBookID: 0151Authors: Snodgrass, MajorISBN-10(13): 0000000151Publisher: London : J. MurrayPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a narrative of the Burmese war, detailing the Operations of Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell’s Army from its landing at Rangoon in May 1824, in a conclusion of aTreaty of Peace at Yandaboo in February 1826. This book is perhaps the most detailed first-handvisualization of the war.255 Title: The changing of kings : memories of Burma, 1934-1949BookID: 0114Authors: Leslie GlassISBN-10(13): 0000000114Publisher: London : P. OwenPublication date: 1985Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is based on memoirs of Sir Leslie Glass, who rose to high rank in theDiplomatic Service, looks back at his time as a young officer of the Indian Civil Service in Burma. Heheld a variety of posts in Burma during the pre-war period of the British Raj, a half-century from thedays when the Burmese kings ruled in Mandalay. Then, the World War came and the Japanese
    • invaded, Leslie Glass describes the war as he experienced it. This period was succeeded by the returnto Burma of the British. Sir Leslie Glass describes his own experience256 Title: The Chindits and the starsBookID: 0336Authors: Maung ThihaISBN-10(13): 0000000336Publisher: London : Regency PressPublication date: 1971Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Chindits and the Stars is a fiction book based on the struggle for the liberation ofBurma and the consequences of her freedom. The story began in 1944 when the Burmese Armyrevolted against the Japanese regime. Ko Thu, Muang Chit, Ko Aung and Muang Tin had played agreat part in the story. When the war ended, the freedom fighters were disarmed and dischargedfrom the army. Muang Thin became a servant of the wealthy merchant in Rangoon hoping to receivefurther education. Ko Thu, Muang Chit and Ko Aung rejoined Burma’s political struggle as OldComrades. When Burma gained independence, the Union of Burma was born and the disunityerupted among the races in the Union. At the end, there is no discrimination in the tug-of-war ofpolitics.257 Title: The commoner grasses of Burma : with notes on their agricultural importance anddistributionBookID: 0234Authors: A McKerral; Burma. Dept. of AgricultureISBN-10(13): 0000000234Publisher: Rangoon : Office of the Supt. Govt. Print., BurmaPublication date: 1923Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: It gives knowledge regarding the common grasses in Burma with notes on theiragricultural importance and distribution, which have been made by the author during his tour as
    • Deputy Director of Agriculture. For the notes, the author has a purpose for the agricultural userather than using to study the botanical structure of grasses. This book also includes drawingillustrations of grasses to show the physical characteristics of grasses to the learner and theinterested people.258 Title: The day of the jackalBookID: 0004Authors: Frederick ForsythISBN-10(13): 0670259365Publisher: New York, Viking PressPublication date: 1971Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Day of the Jackal is a thriller novel concerning with a professional assassin who iscontracted by the OAS, a French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to assassinate Gen. Charles deGaulle, the President of France. The assassin is known only as the Jackal. However, the plot isuncovered by French authorities who traced and stopped the Jackal. This novel is exciting, andstimulating to follow through the story until someone has taken it to make a movie in 1973.259 Title: The English governess at the Siamese court; being recollections of six years in the royalpalace at BangkokBookID: 0301Authors: Anna Harriette LeonowensISBN-10(13): 0000000301Publisher: Boston, Fields, OsgoodPublication date: 1870Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a reminiscence of Anna Leonowens who taught wives and children ofthe King Monkut, King of Siam. Leonowens has become well known from the Broadway stage whichwas based on it. Perhaps because her story is virtually the only one in the west to speak of theSiamese court from personal experience, and she is the one who contacts with the king at a critical
    • juncture in a history of Siam. Leonowens is remembered for having created an inaccurate image ofSiam in the eyes of the West.260 Title: The Far East in modern timesBookID: 0224Authors: J Russell AndrusISBN-10(13): 0000000224Publisher: Rangoon : American Baptist Mission PressPublication date: 1941Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book contained five lectures which were delivered at Judson College, duringNovember and December, 1939 and January, 1940. As the delivery of each lecture, it was attendedby a large audience, consisting of university students and members of the public. The contents ofthis book consisted of the history of these regions: Japan, China, India, Burma, Thailand and FrenchIndo – China. These four regions constitute close neighbours of Burma, it seems as if they are closedcontacts, cultural and political, which marked Burma’s relations with her neighbours in ancient timesare being reborn in modern guise.261 Title: The first temptation of Saint AnthonyBookID: 0087Authors: Ren? FrancisISBN-10(13): 0000000087Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head LimitedPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a novel which Gustave Flaubert completed in1849. It is written in the form of a play script. It is the story of one night in the life of Anthony theGreat, where Anthony is faced with great temptations, and it was inspired by the painting, which hesaw at the Balbi Palace in Genoa. This book is translated by Rene Francis, with an introduction by E.B. Osborn and illustrated by Jean de Bosschere.
    • 262 Title: The fourth Anglo-Burmese war : Britain and the independence of BurmaBookID: 0253Authors: Nicholas TarlingISBN-10(13): 0000000253Publisher: Gaya : Centre for South East Asian StudiesPublication date: 1987Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the War of Burmese Independence, or it is called thefourth Anglo-Burmese War in the 1940s. It is the war which Burma has not won at all, and it is thewar that Aung San continued after the end of the World War II in August 1945 as a kind of cold waruntil Burma achieved independence from Britain.263 Title: The Frogman of Burma : The Story of the Sea Reconnaissance UnitBookID: 0041Authors: Bruce S WrightISBN-10(13): 0000000041Publisher: London : William KimberPublication date: 1968Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The frogman of Burma is based on a true story of the first frogmen unit formed bythe Allies in Word War II. The Frogmen unit was raised and commanded by a Canadian naval officer,Lieutenant-Commander Bruce S. Wright. After the unit was sent to train in California, they masteredfrogman skills, underwent commando training, and qualified as parachutists. When the call came,they were ready for action and served with success in the Burmese campaign.264 Title: The future of Burma
    • BookID: 0363Authors: Frank Burton LeachISBN-10(13): 0000000363Publisher: Rangoon : British Burma PressPublication date: 1937Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Future of Burma is a compilation of lectures given to European audience inRangoon. Contents of this book: Historical background of Burma; Dyarchy and the Seperation ofBurma from India; Problems of the future: regarding Finance, Land and revenue, local governmentand education, and defence; Administration in the Districts The author was in the Indian Civil Serviceformerly Chief Secretary to the Government of Burma, Political Secretary to the Burma Chamber ofCommerce.265 Title: The golden Chersonese and the way thitherBookID: 0349Authors: Isabella L BirdISBN-10(13): 0000000349Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnams SonsPublication date: 1883Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an epistolary account by the famous woman traveler of the last part ofher 1879 trip to the Far East, presenting her observations on Hong Kong, Canton, Saigon, and theMalay Peninsula (Singapore, Malacca, Sungei Ujong, Selangor, Perak, Larut, and Kuala Kangsar). Itincludes the observations on the criminal classes of Hong Kong, life in Caton, Maam-hoi prison,punishment and torture. Portugese missionaries, Chinese anesthetics, Anamite life, European life inSaigon, Malay manners and customs, the growth of Singapore, the Lieutenant-governor of Malacca,the Malacca jungle, lawiessness in Selangor, yachting in the Malacca Straits, opium farming, miningin Perak, slavery, the Malay interior, local flora and fauna.266 Title: The Golden Dragon or Up and down the Irrawaddi : being passages of adventure in theBurman empire
    • BookID: 0188Authors: An AmericanISBN-10(13): 0000000188Publisher: New York; Dix, Edwards and Co.Publication date: 1856Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an adventure travel story by ship along the Irrawady River in Burma. Thebook is divided into 30 chapters. The book is enjoyable to read.267 Title: The golden road to modernity; village life in contemporary BurmaBookID: 0135Authors: Manning NashISBN-10(13): 0000000135Publisher: New York, WileyPublication date: 1965Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Golden Road to Modernity is a report on the author’s field work in two villagesin Upper Burma for five months to examine the structure and nature of life in a typical Burmesevillage transforming from traditional society into modern society. The author claims that his work ischiefly aimed at assessing the potential for change in Burma’s social and cultural organization. Thatis to set out the balance of traditionality and modernity for the purpose of determining how Burmais adjusting to the contemporary world.268 Title: The great Po SeinBookID: 0300Authors: Kenneth Sein; Po Sein; Joseph A WitheyISBN-10(13): 0000000300Publisher: Indiana Univ. Pr.
    • Publication date: 1965Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of life of Po Sein, including his ambitions, his struggles, andhis theatrical innovations. This story illuminates not only the personalities of a great artist and hisfamily, but also enables the reader to deepen his understanding and appreciation of the Burmesepuppet theater and their cultural heritage. The book illustrated with line drawings and photographsshowing Burmese costumes, masks, puppets, and many other aspects of the Burmese theater,including Po Sein’s family photographs.269 Title: The Great withinBookID: 0258Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000258Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Ltd.Publication date: 1941Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Great Within is a Chinese name for the Forbidden City or Palace of Peking andthis book is an excellent episodic sketch of Chinese dynastic history from the end of the Mingdynasty. The book is divided into three parts: the first part, The Ruin of the Great Ming, the authordescribes the dramatic fall of that dynasty. The second part, The great Ch’ing’s Opportunity, it showshow the Jesuits offers the scientific knowledge to the Ch’ing dynasty which enable them to lay thefoundations of a modern state, and the third part, The Ruin of the Great Ch’ing, you can see theapproach of the European, and finally overwhelmed by a movement whose strength they have failedto understand. The whole story is extremely dramatic because the author uses the episodic narrativemethod to present the relationship of China and Europe from A.D.1600 onwards. Therefore, hiswriting is very lively and the book is a combination of high comedy with straight history.270 Title: The green fairy bookBookID: 0066Authors: Andrew Lang; H J Ford
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000066Publisher: New York : Longmans, Green, and Co.Publication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. This GreenFairy Book was the third in the series and was first published in 1892. The book contains 33 storieswith illustrations by Dorothy Lake Gregory.271 Title: The heart of man : its genius for good and evilBookID: 0045Authors: Erich FrommISBN-10(13): 0000000045Publisher: New York, Harper & RowPublication date: 1964Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: In this book, Erich Fromm disclaims his allegiance to the “cultural school” or to “Neo-Freudianism” that he believes, he has discarded the most important discoveries of Freud. ButFromm holds that Freuds thought now calls for a different philosophical reference which he terms“dialectic humanism.” This is distinguished from the existential analysis, which Fromm thinks is oftenshallow and without sound clinical basis. However, this book tends to make sharp un-dialecticdiremptions between love and hate, life and death. It does not make a clear distinction betweenconflict and contradiction between regression under control of the ego and pathological regression.272 Title: The history and conquests of the Saracens : six lectures delivered before the Edinburghphilosophical institutionBookID: 0126Authors: Edward Augustus FreemanISBN-10(13): 0000000126
    • Publisher: OxfordPublication date: 1856Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a compilation of lectures delivered at the Edinburgh PhilosophicalInstitution in 1855 on the history and conquest of the Saracens. Contents: The World at the Comingof Mahomet; Mahomet and His Creed; The Undivided Caliphate; The Saracens in the East; TheSaracens in the West; and The Later Dynasties of Persia and India.273 Title: The history of Great Britain : being the life and reign of King Iames the first, relating towhat passed from his first accesse to the crown, till his deathBookID: 0147Authors: Arthur WilsonISBN-10(13): 0000000147Publisher: LondonPublication date: 1653Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the history of Great Britain in the reign of King James I,relating to what passed from his first access to the crown until his death. Sir Arthur Wilson was ahistorian during the time of King James I. Wilsons notable work is The History of Great Britain, beingthe Life and Reign of King James I, which was published in 1653, a year after Wilsons death.274 Title: The inward lightBookID: 0189Authors: H FieldingISBN-10(13): 0000000189Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.Publication date: 1908Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a study of Buddhism as it exists in Burma. The author seeks to showBuddhism at its best, and he considers that the Burmese retain the spirit of Buddhism as it wasunderstood.275 Title: The journey up: reminiscences, 1934-1968BookID: 0237Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000237Publisher: London, FaberPublication date: 1970Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a tender and lively autobiography of an ex Indian civil servant. The authordescribes how in 1934, aged forty-five he contrived to start on a literary career after retiring fromthe Indian Civil Service. These are not the vague reminiscences of an elderly person but throughoutthe books contain notes recorded at the time the events took place. The narrative of the author isamusing, and it has the lively characteristics of Maurice Collins works.276 Title: The Kachin tribes of Burma, for the information of officers of the Burma frontier serviceBookID: 0246Authors: William James Sherlock CarrapiettISBN-10(13): 0000000246Publisher: Rangoon, Supdt., Govt. Print. and stationery, BurmaPublication date: 1929Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book has a brief account of Kachin history, culture, and customs and theirreligions. It is a good compilation and it is the most useful for all officers of the Burma FrontierService who have to deal with Chinghpaw tribes on the Northeast Frontier of Burma. The author
    • writes this book according to the information that the tribesmen have told him during his officialcareer, including the useful notes.277 Title: The Kachins : their customs and traditionsBookID: 0138Authors: Ola HansonISBN-10(13): 0000000138Publisher: Rangoon : PhinneyPublication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book provides an exhaustive account of the customs and traditions of theKachin tribes, especially in regard to detailed accounts of religious customs and traditional lore. Theauthor was a Swedish-American missionary who worked for the Kachin people in Burma. Ola Hansonis strongly revered even today as the father of the Kachin church.278 Title: The kingdom of SiamBookID: 0120Authors: Arthur Cecil CarterISBN-10(13): 0000000120Publisher: N.Y : PutnamPublication date: 1904Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Kingdom of Siam is an account of Thailand in the reign of King Chulalongkorn.The book gives information about various aspects of Thailand at that time: A brief history,geography, the government and politics, military, economics, education, religion, population,agriculture, trade, and Transportation. This book contains notes which have been written by highofficials in different departments of the Government Service.
    • 279 Title: The kingdom of the yellow robe : being sketches of the domestic and religious rites andceremonies of the SiameseBookID: 0169Authors: Ernest YoungISBN-10(13): 0000000169Publisher: Westminster : A. Constable & Co.Publication date: 1898Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe is the description of the domestic and religious ritesand ceremonies of the Siamese by Ernest Young, who has stayed in Siam for many years. This bookcontains illustrations by E. A. Norbury. It is a book written about Thailand 100 years ago.280 Title: The kings and queens of England : 1066-1935BookID: 0075Authors: John Player & SonsISBN-10(13): 0000000075Publisher: Great Britain : John Player & SonsPublication date: 1935Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Kings and Queens of England: 1066-1935 was a series of cigarette cards stuck inalbum issued by John Player & Sons in 1933. Most of the portraits used on the cards were fromcontemporary paintings.281 Title: The Land of the Great Image. Being experiences of Friar Manrique in ArakanBookID: 0070Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000070
    • Publisher: London: Faber & FaberPublication date: 1953Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the adventure story of the Friar Manrique in Arakan, his description ofits capital, and its king who aspired to become Lord of Asia by magical means, are the substance ofthis exciting story. In the seventeenth century Friar Manrique, who was a Portuguese Augustinianmissionary, took his journey to the independent kingdom of Arakan on the Bay of Bengal. Arakan,later to become part of Burma, is the Land of the Great Image. It was there that the great statue ofBuddha, supposed to have been cast in his lifetime.282 Title: The Laos of North SiamBookID: 0161Authors: Lillian Johnson CurtisISBN-10(13): 0000000161Publisher: Philadelphia : Westminster PressPublication date: 1903Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Laos of North Siam is a description of the people of Northern Thailand aroundthe 19th century. The book contains the narrative of an American missionarys journey fromBangkok to Lakawn where she spent four years in the local mission of the Northern PresbyterianBoard, and descriptions of other journeys in the North between Lakawn and Chiang Mai, Nan, Praeand Chiang Rai. Her colorful writings encompass almost all physical and social features of the landand its people: geography, natural products and agriculture, wildlife, forests and fruit trees, customssuch as betel use, food preferences, house-building and ceremonies such as marriage and burials,language, the life of children and, of course, religion.283 Title: The Lhota NagasBookID: 0170Authors: J P Mills; J H Hutton
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000170Publisher: London : MacmillanPublication date: 1922Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the Lhota Nagas of Assam, who occupy the Southern partof the Naga Hills. The author also describes information about this tribe: The place they lived, theirdomestic life, dressing, laws and customs, religion, folk-tales and songs, and language.284 Title: The Lilac fairy bookBookID: 0093Authors: Andrew LangISBN-10(13): 0000000093Publisher: London : LongmansPublication date: 1934Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. This bookcontains thirty-two tales with numerous illustrations by Henry J. Ford.285 Title: The MeitheisBookID: 0003Authors: Thomas Callan HodsonISBN-10(13): 0000000003Publisher: London, D. NuttPublication date: 1908Edition:
    • Language: EnglishDescription: The Meitheis is an anthropological study on the Meiteis, the dominant race ofManipur state in India. The book is divided into 6 sections as follows: Section 1 : Population, Section2 : Occupation, Section 3 : Laws and customs, Section 4 : Religion, Section 5 : Traditions, and Section6 : Language, and this book illustrated with numerous chromolithographic plates. Hodson clearlydisplays the ethnological and linguistic background that the Meiteis are Tibeto-Burman, and hesupplements his study with his knowledge of Meitei linguistics. This is the best work on the Meiteisin the twentieth century.286 Title: The Minami OrganBookID: 0229Authors: Tatsuro? IzumiyaISBN-10(13): 0000000229Publisher: RangoonPublication date: 1985Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Minami Organ was a clandestine group of the Imperial Japanese Army whichorganized an underground movement in Burma and smuggled a group of Young Burmesenationalists, the “Thirty Comrades” to Japan for military training, forming the nucleus of the Bu. Inwriting this book, the author has not only fallen back on his personal experiences as a member ofthe Minami Organ but has also supplemented them with the postwar recollections of his oldcomrades of the Minami Organ. Therefore, the book combines a flavor of the feelings andsentiments of a member of the Minami Organ with a fairly full account of the Minami Organ as awhole. Furthermore, this translation also includes historic photographs of the Burma IndependenceArmy.287 Title: The missionary martyr of Thibaw : a brief record of the life and consecrated missionarylabours of Charles William Lambert in upper BurmahBookID: 0092Authors: Charles William Lambert; J W JordanISBN-10(13): 0000000092Publisher: London : S.W. Partridge
    • Publication date: 1896Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: These are Charles William Lambert’s memoirs in his own words as recorded in hisDiary and Letters with regard to his life, the history of journey, and missionary labours in China andUpper Burma from 1888 until 1895.289 Title: The Muslims of Burma : a study of a minority groupBookID: 0291Authors: Moshe YegarISBN-10(13): 0000000291Publisher: Wiesbaden : O. HarrassowitzPublication date: 1972Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is based on the author’s thesis regarding Muslims in Burma. The presentstudy is an attempt to deal with the Muslim community in Burma from the eleventh century to 1962in order to reconstruct the chronological history of the community. This study gives good knowledgeabout the positions of this minority group in Burmese society both prior to and following Burmeseindependence.290 Title: The mystery of dead loversBookID: 0203Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000203Publisher: London, Faber and FaberPublication date:Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This book is a historical novel about a Shan princess, based on a Burmese play. Itcontains drawings by Cawthra Mulock291 Title: The old man and the seaBookID: 0324Authors: Ernest HemingwayISBN-10(13): 0000000324Publisher: New York : ScribnerPublication date: 1952Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Oldman and the Sea is one of the most famous fiction written by ErnestHemingway. It is the story of Santiago, an old Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin farout in the Gulf Stream. This story makes Ernest Hemingway became Americas most famous writer,and this book won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1953 and one year later, Hemingway was awardedthe Nobel Prize in Literature.292 Title: The Olive fairy bookBookID: 0078Authors: Andrew LangISBN-10(13): 0000000078Publisher: Longmans, Green, and CoPublication date: 1920Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. The Olive FairyBook has got to be one of Andrew Langs best. It is a collection of exotic tales from Muslim/Hinducountries with illustrations by H. J. Ford. This book has wonderful stories to anyone who enjoysfolklore. The illustrations are also beautiful and fit the book perfectly.
    • 293 Title: The pacification of BurmaBookID: 0222Authors: Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite, SirISBN-10(13): 0000000222Publisher: London, CassPublication date: 1968Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author was Chief Commissioner of Burma from 1887 to 1890 and he assumedfull responsibility for the pacification of Burma after its annexation by the British in 1885. This bookreveals that Sir Charles Crosthwaite makes some attempts to give a complete account of the varioussmall expeditions and administrative methods by which peace and order were achieved in Burmaafter the annexation of upper Burma. This book will give you the important information about thepacification of Burma after its annexation in 1995, and there are many old illustrations and maps inthis book.294 Title: The pagoda war: Lord Dufferin and the fall of the Kingdom of Ava, 1885-6BookID: 0050Authors: A T Q StewartISBN-10(13): 0000000050Publisher: London, FaberPublication date: 1972Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of the Pagoda War. The war broke out in November 1885when King Thibaw, who succeeded Mindon, interfered with trade and rejected an ultimatum fromLord Dufferin demanding protection of British interests. Maj Gen Harry Prendergast swiftly invadedfrom Lower Burma, taking three brigades with naval support up the Irrawaddy in steamers of theFlotilla Company, dispersing a Burmese force at Miha. They occupied Mandalay two days later anddeposed King Thibaw and Queen Supayalat, who were sent into exile in India. Upper Burma wasthen annexed in to the British Empire in January 1886.
    • 295 Title: The passBookID: 0242Authors: John SlimmingISBN-10(13): 0000000242Publisher: London : John MurrayPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Pass’ is a novel but all the background in this novel is true because it is based onthe true stories which the refugees themselves have told the author during the last three years whilehe has been living in Burma. It is the story of a young Englishman involved with Kachin girl and herfamily’s incredibly perilous journey escaping from Communist China into Burma with the hope offreedom.296 Title: The pied piper of HamelinBookID: 0238Authors: Robert Browning; Kate GreenawayISBN-10(13): 0000000238Publisher: London ; New York : Frederick WarnePublication date: 1888Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book The Pied Piper Of Hamelin, is a poem written by Robert Browning andillustrated by Kate Greenaway was originally published in 1888. It is the story of the Pied Piper whopipes the village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he takes aterrible revenge. It is one of the most popular childrens book all the time. When the book was soldat the first time in 1879, it was sold out resulting Greenaway gained the reputation. The illustratorhas fascinated the people for over one hundred years with her watercolor illustrations of sweet,charming eighteenth century children with their costumes and idyllic scenes.
    • 297 Title: The pink fairy bookBookID: 0099Authors: Andrew Lang; H J FordISBN-10(13): 0000000099Publisher: New York ; London : Longmans, Green, and Co.Publication date: 1913Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. This bookcontains forty-one tales with numerous illustrations by Henry J. Ford.298 Title: The planned state, an evaluation of the social and economic foundations of the state inthe light of a comparative study of the conditions in the East Asiatic and Western countriesBookID: 0182Authors: Ba Han, MaungISBN-10(13): 0000000182Publisher: RangoonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the interim report of the Burma Special Research Commission: An Evaluationof the Social and economic foundations of the State in the light of a comparative study of theconditions in the East Asiatic and Western countries.299 Title: The poetical works of John MiltonBookID: 0144Authors: David Masson
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000144Publisher: BostonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a beautiful collection of poetical works of John Milton,17 th century Englishpoet. In this volume, it contains Samson Agonistes; Comus, a Mask; Lycidas; L’ Alegro; Il Penseroso;Arcades; Miscellaneous Poems; Sonnets; and Latin Poems.302 Title: The poetical works of William Collins : enriched with elegant engravingsBookID: 0127Authors: William CollinsISBN-10(13): 0000000127Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley for Vernon and Hood, Harding, Wright, SaelPublication date: 1800Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: William Collins was an important English poet of the 18th century. William Collinsexcelled in the descriptive or allegorical ode. This book contains the elegant engravings, and the lifeof the author is prefixed by Dr. Johnson.303 Title: The political legacy of Aung SanBookID: 0191Authors: Josef SilversteinISBN-10(13): 0000000191Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University, deptm. of Asian studiesPublication date: 1972Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This book is a compilation of the selected speeches, letters, statements, andpositions of Bogyoke Aung San. A brief but informative and well-written introduction by the editoroffers an overview of this remarkable mans life, thought, and achievements. The selecteddocuments for this book allow the reader greater insight into the politics of Aung San, and makethem to better understand the historical and political legacy, which Aung Sans predecessors and hisdaughter, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, grew from and developed beyond.304 Title: The queens wake : a legendary poemBookID: 0297Authors: James HoggISBN-10(13): 0000000297Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed by Andrew Balfour, for George Goldie ; London : Longman, Hurst,Rees, Orme, and BrownPublication date: 1813Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Queens Wake is one of the best known romantic poems. It focuses on thereturn of Mary, Queen of Scots to Scotland in 1561 to take personal rule of her kingdom after heryears in France. In the poem poets and bards hold a poetic competition at Holyrood Palace towelcome the Queen home. The appearance of The Queens Wake in 1813 established Hoggsreputation as one of the most admired British poets of that time..305 Title: The red fairy bookBookID: 0089Authors: Andrew LangISBN-10(13): 0000000089Publisher: London ; New York : Longmans, GreenPublication date: 1909Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, and
    • he also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. This bookcontains thirty-seven tales with numerous illustrations by Henry J. Ford and Lancelot Speed.306 Title: The retreat from Burma: an intelligence officers personal storyBookID: 0244Authors: Tony MainsISBN-10(13): 0000000244Publisher: London, New York, FoulshamPublication date: 1973Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is the account of fortunes of a junior staff officer in charge of a small unit inBritish Intelligence, and the account of the British Army’s retreat from Burma in 1942. It revealed thevast deficiency of the Intelligence Services in the Indian Army prior to 1939 during the period of theWorld War II. The book is written with intelligence and humor. It is a fascinating account of oneaspect of the retreat, being involved in the railways and road transport control and organization, andother odd jobs’, they arrived back at Imphal, the capital of the state of Manipur in the North-EastIndia in late May 1942.307 Title: The river of lost footsteps : histories of BurmaBookID: 0254Authors: Thant Myint-UISBN-10(13): 0000000254Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and GirouxPublication date: 2006Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author, a UN official and grandson of Secretary General U Thant, connects theancient empire and British colonialism to the current political and social situation in Burma. He useshis own family history to illustrate Burmese history and the story of modern Burma. This is a great
    • introduction book to Burma and its history. It is well written, clear, and sometimes funny.Furthermore, it is not too detailed for the reader.308 Title: The roots of the revolution a brief history of the Defence Services of the Union ofBurma and the ideals for which they standBookID: 0174Authors: U Ba ThanISBN-10(13): 0000000174Publisher: Rangoon, Director of InformationPublication date: 1962Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Roots of the Revolution is a brief history of the Defence Services of the Union ofBurma. Contents of the Book: Old Military History; Colonial Regime; The Birth of the National Army;The PBF and the last Phase of the National struggle; The Defence Services; and The RevolutionaryCouncil.310 Title: The separation of Singapore from MalaysiaBookID: 0039Authors: Nancy McHenry FletcherISBN-10(13): 0000000039Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Southeast Asia Program, Cornell UniversityPublication date: 1969Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This monograph on Separation of Singapore from Malaysia is a study to investigatethe tensions, pressures, and disputes which brought Singapore to separate from Malaysia. However,the researcher hopes that it will help to make the conflicts which led to the separation of Singaporefrom Malaysia more comprehensible. The results indicated that the issues which were to cause thegreatest conflict and division are racial, territorial, ideological, and political aspects of opposing sideswhich separates Singapore from Malaysia.
    • 311 Title: The shepherdBookID: 0227Authors: Frederick ForsythISBN-10(13): 0091252709Publisher: London : HutchinsonPublication date: 1975Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Shepherd was a short story written by Frederick Forsyth. It is one of the bestknown and best loved Christmas stories. The Shepherd focuses on the tale of a de Havilland Vampirepilot, whose aircraft loses its electrics over the North Sea on Christmas Eve and is eventually guidedin by an unlikely rescuer, the pilot of a De Havilland Mosquito who has apparently been sent up tofind and guide the crippled aircraft in thick fog to safety by the aeroplane named "Shepherd". Since1979 the story has been broadcast each year on Christmas Eve on the Canadian BroadcastingCorporation (CBC) radio programme.312 Title: The Soul of a peopleBookID: 0325Authors: Harold FieldingISBN-10(13): 0000000325Publisher: London : Macmillan & Co.Publication date: 1898Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The Soul of a People is an account of the life and belief of the Burmese. This bookpresents a European official displaying appreciative, admirable, sympathy with the religious belief,and life of Oriental people, including living beliefs, war, government, crime and punishment,happiness, the monkhood, the woman, and the death. It is a very good introspection to 19th centuryof Burmese life, and penetrating look at the people of Burma.
    • 313 Title: The stars and other heavenly bodiesBookID: 0071Authors: J.C. ClanceyISBN-10(13): 0000000071Publisher: Burma, RangoonPublication date: 1928Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The stars and Other Heavenly Bodies based on a lecture for college students onastronomy. This book gives basic astronomy knowledge about the solar system, the earth, the moon,planets, stars, comets, meteors, the sun, and signs of the zodiac. It also includes the numerousdiagrams to illustrate the various subjects in the book.314 Title: The state in BurmaBookID: 0206Authors: Robert H TaylorISBN-10(13): 1850650284Publisher: London : C. Hurst & Co.Publication date: 1987Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book attempts to explain the politics of the country in the light of the historicalevolution of state-society relations in Myanmar since the pre-colonial kings, through the colonial erato the current, and third, post-colonial regime. It is the first book on the nature of Burma’s modernpolitics written by a foreign social scientist, who has done research in Burma since 1962.316 Title: The story of Rosina : and otherversesBookID: 0327
    • Authors: Austin Dobson; Hugh ThomsonISBN-10(13): 0000000327Publisher: London : Kegan PaulPublication date: 1895Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The story of Rosina and Other Verses is a collection of verses by Austin Dobson withillustrations by Hugh Thomson. This book is beautiful with maroon cloth over boards, spine and frontcover blocked with gilt lettering and an elaborate design, incorporating trees, sheep, a shepherdessand a minstrel.317 Title: The stricken peacock; Anglo-Burmese relations, 1752-1948BookID: 0263Authors: Htin Aung, UISBN-10(13): 0000000263Publisher: The Hague, Martinus NijhoffPublication date: 1965Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: The author was a former Vice – Chancellor of the University of Rangoon andBurmese Ambassador to Ceylon. The book was a survey of Anglo-Burmese relations from 1752,when the two nations made their first diplomatic contacts, to 1948, the year of Burma’s secessionfrom the Britain. It emphasizes on the Burmese backgrounds and the Burmese perspectives, thechanging pattern of British interactions with the Konbaung Dynasty resulting in the gradualdissection of Burma in the three wars fought with Britain during the nineteenth-century (1824-1826;1852; 1855) up to the regaining of Burma’s independence on 4th January 1948. The author uses thepeacock as the symbol of the indigenous monarchical state of independent Burma. His evocation ofthe peacock imaginary in dancing or stricken suggests Burma’s efforts to sustain its autonomousexistence as an independent state, and its agony as the independence was extinguished.318 Title: The trouser people : a story of Burma - in the shadow of the EmpireBookID: 0290
    • Authors: Andrew MarshallISBN-10(13): 0000000290Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CounterpointPublication date: 2002Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: In The Trouser People, Andrew Marshall recounts his adventures in Burma over afive-year period, inspired by the diaries of late-19th-century of Sir George Scott. Scott furthered theinterests of the British colonials by mapping and photographing remote areas of Burma. Marshallretraces Scotts steps from Rangoon to Mandalay in 1880, when the rule of King Thebaw was comingto an end. All of the authors adventures will hold readers interest, and the readers of travelliterature will love it.319 Title: The United States and BurmaBookID: 0106Authors: John F CadyISBN-10(13): 0674923200Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University PressPublication date: 1976Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book presents a history development from the Pagan Empire to the present.The author provides the general reader with insights into Burma’s history and culture to understandthe essential character of the Burmese people and the problems that confront them today. Cadyalso discusses Burma’s geography, resources, people, social and cultural traditions, religion, andnational identity. Throughout the book, the author emphasizes the experiences of the Burmesepeople, and the events in history.320 Title: The Vintons and the Karens; memorials of Rev. Justus H. Vinton and Calista H. VintonBookID: 0303Authors: Calista V Luther
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000303Publisher: Boston, W.G. CorthellPublication date: 1880Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a memoir of two American Baptist missionaries, Calista H. Vinton andJustus H. Vinton, who labored for many years in Burma. They commenced their mission work toKarens in the jungles at Maulmain. At first they went together, and afterward they went separatelybecause they received so many invitations from distant villages. The preaching work was combinedwith the ministering to the sick, holding the prayer meeting in villages, working on the translation ofthe New Testament into Karen, and writing commentaries.321 Title: The Violet fairy bookBookID: 0113Authors: Andrew LangISBN-10(13): 0000000113Publisher: LongmansPublication date: 1927Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of fairy tale stories from around the world, collected andedited by Andrew Lang. Andrew Lang was one of the most famous literary critics around 1900, andhe also edited a series of childrens fable books which are still used extensively today. The VioletFairy Book was the third in the series and was first published in 1901. The book contains 35 storieswith numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford.322 Title: The works of Alexander Pope efq. : in nine volumesBookID: 0121Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000121Publisher: London : Printed for A. Millar, J. and R. Tonson
    • Publication date: 1776Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume is the collection of Alexander Pope’s letters to and from many people.Alexander Pope was an eighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verseand for his translation of Homer.323 Title: The works of Alexander Pope, Esq; Vol. II. Containing his epistles and satiresBookID: 0353Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000353Publisher: London :Printed for H. LintotPublication date: 1736Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume comprises of translations and imitations of Alexander Pope. AlexanderPope was an eighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verse and for histranslation of Homer.324 Title: The Works Of Alexander PopeEfq Volume IIIBookID: 0204Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000204Publisher: LondonPublication date:Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This volume contains the moral essays. Contents: Essay on Man, in four epistles;Moral essays, in five epistles. Alexander Pope was an eighteenth-century English poet, he was bestknown for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer.325 Title: The works of Alexander Pope. Vol. IV, His satires & cBookID: 0352Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 000000352Publisher: London : KnaptonPublication date: 1751Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume comprises of satires and epistles of Alexander Pope. Alexander Popewas an eighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verse and for histranslation of Homer.326 Title: The Work Of Alexander Pope,Efq Volume 5BookID: 0192Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000192Publisher: LondonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume contains the Dunciad in four books: Book I; Book II; Book III; and BookIV. The Dunciad, in four books and with a different hero, first appeared in 1743. Alexander Pope wasan eighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verse and for his translationof Homer.
    • 328 Title: The works of Alexander Pope, Esq., Vol. VI. in verse and proseBookID: 0361Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000361Publisher: London :Printed for H. LintotPublication date: 1763Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume contains miscellaneous works of Alexander Pope in verse and prose.Contents of the book: Imitations of Horace; Epistles; and Epitaphs. Alexander Pope was aneighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verse and for his translation ofHomer.329 Title: The works of Alexander Pope, Esq; Vol.VIIBookID: 0165Authors: Alexander PopeISBN-10(13): 0000000165Publisher: LondonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This volume contains Alexander Pope’s letters: Letters to and from Mr. Wycherleyfrom 1704 to 1710; Letters to and from W. Walsh, Efq. from 1705 to 1707; Letters to and from H.Cromwell, Efq. from 1708 to 1711; Letters to Several Ladies; Letters to and from Sir William Trumbullfrom 1705 to 1716; Letters to and from Several Persons from 1711 to 1721; and Letters to and fromMr.Steele, Mr. Addison, Mr. Congreve, etc. from 1712 to 1715. Alexander Pope was an eighteenth-century English poet, he was best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer.331 theyTitle: They reigned in MandalayBookID: 0160
    • Authors: Emile Charles Victor FoucarISBN-10(13): 0000000160Publisher: London: Dobson,Publication date: 1946Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: They Reigned in Mandalay is an account of events happened in Mandalay from theperiod of King Mindon until the exile of the king Thibaw and his queen Supayalat to India. It includesthe knowledge about the Alompra Dynasty, the note of Mindon’s Queens, and the personalattendants of the king.332 Title: Thibaws queenBookID: 0061Authors: H FieldingISBN-10(13): 0000000061Publisher: London, New York, HarperPublication date: 1899Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Thibaw’s Queen is an account of the oral memories and stories of Mandalay palacelife, especially the activities, attitudes, capabilities of Queen Supayalat, and her great love to KingThibaw, the last king of Burma.333 Title: Three Gifts: An Arab Love StoryBookID: 0212Authors: Swettenham, Frank, Sir.ISBN-10(13): 0000000212Publisher: London: John Lane The BodleyPublication date: 1928
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: After the French version by Monsieur de la Harpe, Member of the French Academy,published in Paris in 1780, and now translated into English by Sir Frank Swettenham. With 5reproductions of colour engravings by Marillier reproduced from the French edition "Tangu etFelime" of 1780.334 Title: Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found thereBookID: 0005Authors: Lewis CarrollISBN-10(13): 0000000005Publisher: New York, McLougnlin BrothersPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Through the Looking-Glass is the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one ofthe most famous children’s books. This time Alice walks through a mirror into the Looking-GlassHouse. The Looking-Glass land is full of mythological creatures and characters and nursery rhymecharacters. In this book, Alice meets the Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the White and Red Queens,Humpty Dumpty, and the White Knight, and recites a lot of poems. This book is illustrated with 50drawings by John Tenniel.335 Title: To a soldier sonBookID: 0283Authors: Maung Maung, UISBN-10(13): 0000000283Publisher: Rangoon : Sarpay BeikmanPublication date: 1974Edition:Language: English
    • Description: To a soldier son is written by Dr. Maung Maung to his son, Kyaw Thu, when he wasattending the Defense Services Academy (DSA). Therefore, this book is a loving gift of reminiscencesfrom a father who served in the resistance and regards the army as “my second home”, to his youngsoldier son. For Brig-Gen Kyaw Thu at the present time, he currently holds the post of DeputyForeign Minister on the SPDC, the governing body in Burma.336 Title: To have or to be?BookID: 0079Authors: Erich FrommISBN-10(13): 0060113790Publisher: New York : Harper & RowPublication date: 1976Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution. In this book,Fromm describes two modes of existence are strolling for the spirit of human kind: Having and Beingmodes. The having mode, which concentrates on material possession, acquisitiveness, power andaggression and is the basis of such universal evils as greed, envy and violence. The being mode,which is based on love, on the pleasure of sharing and on productive rather than wasteful activity.Fromm sees the having mode bringing the world to the brink of psychological and ecologicaldisaster, and he outlines a programme for socio-economic change that could turn the world awayfrom its catastrophic course.337 Title: Told on the Pagoda : Tales of BurmahBookID: 0002Authors: MimosaISBN-10(13): 0000000002Publisher: London : T. Fisher UnwinPublication date: 1895Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This is a work written by an English woman. The author’s true name was Mrs. ChanToo. She married a Burmese barrister and lived in Rangoon before returning to England where shewrote fiction and other subjects and remarried after his death. The seven tales in this book coversThe woman, the man and the Nat, A fable, The stolen treasure, The vigil of Mah May, the petition tothe king, The priest’s petition, and The command of the king.338 Title: Towards Peace & DemocracyBookID: 0028Authors: Thakin NuISBN-10(13): 0000000028Publisher: Burma, RangoonPublication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a translation of selected speeches in various occasions delivered by ThakinNu, Prime Minister of the Union of Burma from July 1947 until August 1949. It contains 34 speechesin this book. Most speeches are in the aspects of politics, security and society in Burma. Therefore, itis a main primary source for using in the study on the political and social aspects in Burma between1947 – 1949.339 Title: Towards Peace & DemocracyBookID: 0028Authors: Thakin NuISBN-10(13): 0000000028Publisher: Burma, RangoonPublication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a translation of selected speeches in various occasions delivered by ThakinNu, Prime Minister of the Union of Burma from July 1947 until August 1949. It contains 34 speechesin this book. Most speeches are in the aspects of politics, security and society in Burma. Therefore, it
    • is a main primary source for using in the study on the political and social aspects in Burma between1947 – 1949.340 Title: Toward world peace; addresses and public statements, 1957-1963BookID: 0047Authors: Thant, UISBN-10(13): 0000000047Publisher: New York, T. YoseloffPublication date: 1964Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a collection of addresses and public statements by U Thant between1957 and 1963. These speeches are separated between the speeches made as PermanentRepresenatative of the Republic of Burma and speeches made as Secretary – General of the UnitedNations from November 1961 to the present. In the first category, U Thant is carrying out theinstructions of his government, while in the second he speaks as the representative of all the peoplein the world. Therefore, this book is a thoughtful and thought –provoking analysis of a world in crisisby U Thant who plays such a large role in international history ay present, and a hopeful for theworld of tomorrow. This book includes many interesting photographs.341 Title: Trials in BurmaBookID: 0245Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000245Publisher: London, Faber & FaberPublication date: 1938Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This is a collection of personal reminiscences of Collis’s work as a DeputyCommissioner and as a District Magistrate in Rangoon in the late 1920s. Collis’ principledcommitment to Burma is revealed in his judgments in a series of law cases in Burma. Collis gives adramatic description of the main events of 1930-31 which included the anti-Indian riots in Rangoon,
    • the Rangoon Jail mutiny and the Hsaya San rebellion, as well as of episodes from his early years inBurma. Colliss judgments were too independent to be pleasing to the British Government of Burmabecause he is expected to protect British interests. The book was written in a cool dispassionatestyle, Collis describes how to choose integrity over career.342 Title: U Thant in New York, 1961-1971 : a portrait of the third UN secretary-generalBookID: 0017Authors: Ramses NassifISBN-10(13): 0312021178Publisher: New York : St. Martins PressPublication date: 1988Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is an account of U Thant, the third Secretary-General of the UnitedNations, He was a Burmese diplomat and the third secretary-general of the United Nations from1961 to 1971. He was chosen for the post when his predecessor Dag Hammarskjold was killed in anairplane crash in September 1961. He led the organization away from a period of violent discord andconfrontation by his calm and wise leadership. U Thant was a devout Buddhist and meditator, andhe made a bold and single-minded attempt to preserve the peace. During his first term as secretarygeneral he resolved some major international tensions, including the removal of Soviet missiles fromCuba (1962). He had less success in his second term, when the U.N. moved from peacekeeping toquestions of economic and social development.343 Title: When at nights I strive to sleep : a book of verseBookID: 0042Authors: U Myint TheinISBN-10(13): 0000000042Publisher: Oxford : Aseka SocietyPublication date: 1971Edition:Language: English
    • Description: This is a collection of poems written by Thien Muang Myint. It includes 50 poemswith English translations by the author of some Burmese poems by others. The book is classified intothree sections: The first section – Memoriam, the second section – Lyrics from the Burmese, and thethird section – In sombre mood.344 Title: White of MergenBookID: 0307Authors: Maurice CollisISBN-10(13): 0000000307Publisher: London; Faber & FaberPublication date: 1945Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a three-act play based on the life of British traveler, Samuel White, inthe seventeenth century at Mergen in Siam. The author elaborates the background of the play morethan normally be required in order to make his play intelligible, and to make the reader recall easilythe pattern in which White’s adventures unfold.345 Title: Wide eyes in Burma and Thailand : finding your wayBookID: 0355Authors: Wayne Stier; Mars CaversISBN-10(13): 0000000355Publisher: Fairmont, Minn. : Meru Pub.Publication date: 1983Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Wide Eyes in Burma and Thailand is a travel guide to Burma and Thailand. This bookgives information about Burma and Thailand in various aspects: History of the country, Geographyand weather, religion, customs and conduct, food, festivals, practioners, and interesting places totravel. At the beginning of the book, the authors also give an overview of Southeast Asia asbackground for travel.
    • 346 Title: Wild animals of BurmaBookID: 0129Authors: Tun Yin, U.ISBN-10(13): 0000000129Publisher: Rangoon, Burma : Rangoon GazettePublication date: 1967Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Wild Animals of Burma is a comprehensive survey of wildlife in Burma accompaniedby many photos and illustrations of the animals described. This book is written with the object ofcreating an interest in the public and arousing its conscience for the preservation of our wild life forposterity,347 Title: Wild mammals of MyanmarBookID: 0216Authors: Tun Yin, U.ISBN-10(13): 0000000216Publisher: RangoonPublication date:Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a compilation of the wild mammals in Burma. The book was writtenchiefly with the object of creating an interest in the public and arousing its conscience for thepreservation of wild animals. The book gives information about each animal, and it containsnumerous photos of wild animals.348 Title: Wings of the Phoenix : the Official Story of the Air War in BurmaBookID: 0009Authors: Great Britain. Air Ministry.; Great Britain. Central Office of Information.
    • ISBN-10(13): 0000000009Publisher: London, H.M. Stationery Off.Publication date: 1949Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Wings of the Phoenix is an account of the air war in Burma from the early disastrousdays of 1941 to the liberation, with the supply and support of the ground forces being entirely by air,and defeated the Japanese and spared India from invasion. The book tells the thrilling story of howthis triumph was achieved, the courage and skill of air and ground crews, the vision and enterprise ofcommanders that enabled an army to advance the victory on the wings of an air force.349 Title: With the Jungle Folk. A sketch of Burmese village life ... Illustrated by a Burmese artistBookID: 0171Authors: Edward William Dirom CUMINGISBN-10(13): 0000000171Publisher: London : Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.Publication date: 1897Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is a scarce and fascinating insight to the folk life and practice of theBurmese, bewitching the water, Mah Pan at the loom, animal games, river spirits, funeral obsequies,and the bridegroom. It contains illustrations by a Burmese artist.350 Title: The Wood-carving of Burma. With photogr. by P. KlierBookID: 0231Authors: Harry L Tilly; Philipp KlierISBN-10(13): 0000000231Publisher: RangoonPublication date: 1903
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: This book is the full details of Burmese woodcarving from the Burmese royal,religious architecture and the general people with a large of photographs of beautiful woodcarvingtaken by Philip Adolphe Klier, the well known photographer in Burma at that time. From the carefulstudy of the frontispiece and of Plates I, V, VII, XIV, and XV will give a good idea of the general effectby Burmans in the use of woodcarving for their own purposes. The reader can see that the Burmesehave an ancient tradition of woodcarving, at which they excel both technically and aesthetically,beautiful, intricately-carved wooden elements from this book.351 Title: You shall be as gods; a radical interpretation of the Old Testament and its traditionBookID: 0048Authors: Erich FrommISBN-10(13): 0000000048Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and WinstonPublication date: 1966Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: You shall be as Gods’ is a book written by Erich Fromm. In this book, Erich Frommshows the spirit of radical humanism as it unfolds from the archaic parts of the Old Testamentthrough the prophetic writings, and the later Jewish tradition. He explores the evolution in the oldtestament of the basic concepts of God, man, sin and repentance. Erich Fromm traces thedevelopment of the idea of God in terms of gradual purification, stressing its consistent challenge toidolatry of all kinds and its logical conclusion in the absurdity of theology. Therefore, this book givesinsights about the concept of God and man which have been changing over the centuries, and thebook is good and interesting to read.352 Title: The youths guide to arithmeticBookID: 0124Authors: Lyman StilsonISBN-10(13): 0000000124Publisher: RangoonPublication date: 1870
    • Edition:Language: EnglishDescription: Youth’s Guide to Arithmetic is a handbook of mathematics for the use of schools inthe Arracan and Tenasserim provinces. The book is written in Burmese language.