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Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in Burma

O'Connor, V. C. Scott

ISBN 10: 9748495175 / ISBN 13: 9789748495170
Published by White Lotus, 1987
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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9748495175 Very good hardcover in worn dj. Sagaing, Ava, Amarapura, Pagan, Pegu, Prome, Thare-kettaya, Mergui, Tagoung and the monastery complex at Po-u-daung are all discussed in this work by a former British colonial officer. ** 435pp. *** Index. ** Reprint. > DJ Fair | > Illustrator: Numerous illustrations. | > Language: English | > Size: 8vo | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |. Bookseller Inventory # CORV-SEA-02485

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Title: Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in ...

Publisher: White Lotus

Publication Date: 1987


Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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First published in 1907, this book is still an important source of information for all who are curious about this fascinating country that has only recently begun the process of change. V.C. Scott O'Connor served in Burma at the turn of the century as a British colonial officer. His extensive travels took him to numerous cities, all of which had had a great influence on Burmese history, art and culture. From his experiences, the author recreates Burmese history through that of important early cities. Mandalay, for which he had a special affection, Sagaing, Ava, Amarapura, Pagan, Pegu, Prome, Thare-kettaya (Sri-kshetra), Mergui, Tagoung, and the monastery complex at Po-u-daung. The work includes 243 illustrations, mostly photographs, reproductions of paintings by the traditionalist Burmese painter, Saya Chone, and maps and diagrams.

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