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SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Volume 2, Issue 2

Autumn 2004, ISSN 1479-8484
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The Travels of Marco Polo, The Venetian

Marco Polo

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Editorial Introduction to Nicolò de’ Conti’s Account

Kennon Breazeale

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Early Fifteenth Century Travels in the East

Nicolò de’ Conti of Venice
Translated by John Frampton in the late sixteenth century

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Account of the Journey of Hieronimo di Santo Stefano, a Genovese (1495-1496)

Hieronimo di Santo Stefano

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The Itinerary of Ludovico di Varthema of Bologna from 1502 to 1508

Ludovico di Varthema
Translated by John Winter Jones

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Account of Pegu

Cesar Fedrici

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Brief Extract from the Travels of Athanasius Nikitin

Athanasius Nikitin of Tver
Translated by Count Wielhorsky

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The Lusiad, or, Portugal's Historical Poem

Luís Vaz de Camões
Translated by Richard Fanshaw (1655)

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An Account of Pegu in 1586-1587

Ralph Fitch

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Jesuit Letters on Pegu in the Early Seventeenth Century

Nicolas Pimenta & Others

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Account of the Kingdome of Pegue (1608)

Henri de Feynes de Monsart

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A Voyage to Pegu

Monsieur Sonnerat

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Empire Birman-Arracan

This brief account of Arracan was originally published in the Bulletin de la Société de Géographie 5.35 & 36 (March-April) in 1826

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Certaine Words of Pegu Language (1603)

This world list was included in the back matter of A True and Large Discourse of the Voyage of the Whole Fleete of Ships Set forth the 20 of Aprill 1601 by the Government and Assistants of the East Indian Marchants in London, to the East Indies, published for Thomas Thorpe by William Alpley of London in 1603.

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Announcement: Euan Bagshawe's translation of the Rajadhammasangaha

Euan Bagshawe

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Dissertation Abstracts
  • Lisa Booth Brooten, Global Communications, Local Conceptions: Human Rights and the Politics of Communication Among the Burmese Opposition-In-Exile (Myanmar)
  • Wil O. Dijk, Seventeenth Century Burma and the Dutch East India Company, 1634-1680
  • Sandra Dudley, Displacement & Identity: Karenni Refugees in Thailand

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