History of Burma – G. E. Harvey (1925) (1st ed)

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History of Burma – G. E. Harvey (1925) (1st ed)

S$178.00

Title: History of Burma from the Earliest Times to 10 March 1824, the Beginning of the British Conquest

Author: G. E. Harvey, Sir Richard Carnac Temple (preface)

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1925. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, good. Slight fraying to cover, sticker on endpaper. Sporadic annotations in pencil throughout text and on endpapers. Slight foxing. Binding tight, with 7 illustrations and 5 coloured maps. 415pp, app 9″ by 6″.

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A very comprehensive book about Burma, taken from local, Indian, Chinese and European sources, by a civil servant of British India. Includes illustrations, coloured maps, a chronological table and genealogical tables.

Contents:

Preface

Author’s Introduction

Burma before 1044

The Kingdom of Pagan or the Dynasty of the Temple Builders (1044-1287)

Shan Dominion (1287-1531): Avan, Pegu, Toungoo

The Overseas Discoveries

Arakan

The Toungoo Dynasty (1531-1752)

The Alaungpaya Dynasty (1752-1824)