Burma's Lost Kingdoms: Splendours Of Arakan

by Zaw Min Yu

Burma's Lost Kingdoms: Splendours Of Arakan

  • ISBN-13: 9789748304984
  • Author(s): Zaw Min Yu
  • Photographs by: Zaw Min Yu
  • Subject: Places & peoples: general & pictorial works
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Orchid Press
  • Publication Date: 01-09-2001
  • Format: h/b

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This is a comprehensive study of the history and civilization of Arakan. It introduces its schools of sculpture and architecture, and offers details of its history, religion, art and social and economic life. Along the Bay of Begal, in the north-west corner of Burma, lie the splendid capital cities of ancient Arakan: Dhanyawadi, Vesali, the cities of the Lemro valley and Mrauk-U (Myohaung). Mentioned in Ptolemy's Geography' in the second century AD, Arakan was from earliest times a cosmopolitan state with a vigorous and complex culture. Indian Brahmins conducted the'
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This is a comprehensive study of the history and civilization of Arakan. It introduces its schools of sculpture and architecture, and offers details of its history, religion, art and social and economic life. Along the Bay of Begal, in the north-west corner of Burma, lie the splendid capital cities of ancient Arakan: Dhanyawadi, Vesali, the cities of the Lemro valley and Mrauk-U (Myohaung). Mentioned in Ptolemy's Geography' in the second century AD, Arakan was from earliest times a cosmopolitan state with a vigorous and complex culture. Indian Brahmins conducted the'