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People of the Games By David Gore
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Smallpox strikes. Mongols invade. The women of a medieval Burmese village are driven to desperate measures to survive, and break every tradition to transform themselves and their children into a... More > warrior clan. Generations later, their descendants set up a trading outpost in medieval Constantinople. Cultures clash as the newcomers strive to preserve their ways yet win acceptance in the Christian West.< Less
Gutenberg Research Center - Special Manuscript Books & Printed Books For Sale By Richard Estes
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Book #760: Gutenberg Research Center - Special Book For Sale. Tapa Book. Russian Book. 4th German Bible at America in 1805. Burmese Kammavaca. Manuscript in Asia. Indonesia Java-Bali. Manuscript in... More > Arabic in the 1700's.< Less
Crabs of Nargis By Yves Bourny
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On the night of May 2-3, 2008, Cyclone Nargis struck the Burmese Delta, causing 140,000 officially registered deaths and 2.5 million displaced. This is the story of May, a young crabber, and of her... More > fight during that tragic night.< Less
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Siddur Tefillot Shemishqo By Beit Shemishqo
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Siddur of the Prayers of the Lord's Family. Translated into English from Ladino, Hebrew and Aramaic manuscripts, for use among the Beit Shemishqo (Desposyni) in their Daily Devotions. From the Temani... More > Mizrachi Sfardi Burmese Tradition accompanied with Scripture references and notes in the English language< Less
Siddur Tefillot Shemishqo By Beit Shemishqo
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Siddur of the Prayers of the Lord's Family. Translated into English from Ladino, Hebrew and Aramaic manuscripts, for use among the Beit Shemishqo (Desposyni) in their Daily Devotions. From the Temani... More > Mizrachi Sfardi Burmese Tradition accompanied with Scripture references and notes in the English language< Less
Told on the Pagoda -- Tales of Burmah By Mimosa
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These stories are from the ancient oral tradition of the Burmese people. They were related to early American missionaries who took them down as a window of insight into the culture and heart of the... More > people of Burma. These stories are important as a view into a people who are lost in time, and yet hold the keys to the men and women of Myanmar today. These are not simply children's stories from a time gone by. They are historical markers of a time and a place which point the way back into the pre-history of a people, and point forward to the Burmese people of the Twenty First Century. Whether the reader enjoys these stories as children's stories, folk tales, or cultural artifacts, they are unique, exotic and fresh. However we see them, they are put forth here to be enjoyed.< Less
Living Without Rights By James B.T.B
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This book is written by a Chin refugee in Malaysia and it is about what they were and are facing in their refugees’ status. In fact, the Chins were persecuted and discriminated by their own... More > government in the way of giving religious and racialism pressure in their country. For the purpose of the government to wipe the Christianity off from their country and no other ethnic(s) were allowed to be higher position than Burmese. Especially, the Chin people were and are troubled based on what religion they practice and what kind of race they are rather than protecting their region and treating them kindly according to the law and the declaration of Human Rights by the government. Their rights have been destroyed and their living has been brought into abject poverty by economic crisis what the Burmese government has done.< Less
The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology By Harry Ignatius Marshall
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The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology By H.I. Marshall. To many a visitor to Burma, who views the country from the deck of an Irrawaddy River streamer or from the window... More > of a railway carriage, there appears to be little difference between the Karen and the Burman. This is not strange, for many individuals of the non-Burman tribes wear the Burmese costume and speak the Burmese language; and they present no markedly different characteristics in feature or color of skin. I have often heard the remark that "there is no difference between the Burman and the Karen." This work deals more particularly with the Sgaw branch of the Karen people. My own experience has been more intimate with this tribe, though I have known many of the other groups. This circumstance, and the fact that the Bwe and Taungthu peoples have already been described in the Upper Burma Gazetteer, as well as the limitations of space, has led me to limit my discussion to brief references to the other tribes.< Less
Proto Northern Chin By Christopher Button
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Number 10 in the STEDT Monograph Series presents Proto Northern Chin. This represents a thoroughly updated and revised version of Christopher Button’s 2009 doctoral dissertation (School of... More > Oriental and African Studies, University of London). The work is based on fieldwork conducted by Button in Burma (2006-07) on six Northern Chin languages (Mizo, Zahau, Thado, Zo, Tedim, Sizang) and is divided into two sections. Volume 1, An Old Burmese and Old Chinese Perspective, includes chapters on Northern Chin Phonology, Northern Chin Morphology, Old Burmese, Old Chinese, Sino-Tibetan/Tibeto-Burman, and concludes with a list of Sino-Tibetan Comparative Sets. Volume 2, An Etymological Dictionary of Northern Chin, is devoted entirely to Proto Northern Chin reconstructions, arranged in Proto Northern Chin alphabetical order and by English glosses. On the cover: Author’s photographs of Chin textiles.< Less

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