Cultural heritage of Burma

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Inter-India Publications, 1985 - History - 312 pages
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Burma over the centuries has been thoroughly exposed to the glorious richness of Indian cultural traditions in all their manifestatiosn, yet its culture has kept alive its distinctive entity, its indegenous character. Cultural Heritage of Burma is among the very few books to project a complete, integrated picture of the Burmese culture. The author interprets afresh a colossal descriptive data, including the relevant inscriptional material to reconstruct the history of Burma, from Ist century A.D. to 1500 A.D., highlifhting how different Burmese monarch of yore, coming under the irresistible spell fo Buddhism, created a network of monasteries, pagodas and temples to perpetuate the religion of the Buddha in this golden land.

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Contents

Political History of Burma
30
Social Life and Rural Economy
111
Buddhist Language and Literature of Burma
124
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