The Vanishing Tribes of Burma

Study compelling photographs that will testify not only to Richard Diran's skill as an artist, but to his persistence in the face of the tribes' suspicion and fear of foreigners.

The Vanishing Tribes of Burma

The Vanishing Tribes of Burma

Study compelling photographs that will testify not only to Richard Diran's skill as an artist, but to his persistence in the face of the tribes' suspicion and fear of foreigners. At times, his undertaking was outright dangerous due to constant guerrilla activity, but the results are breathtaking, showcasing colorful and elaborate costumes and jewelry, rare instruments, and, above all, unforgettable faces, rich in expressiveness and beauty. "...spectacular photographs..."--Fiber Arts.

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The Vanishing Tribes of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Richard K. Diran
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Study compelling photographs that will testify not only to Richard Diran's skill as an artist, but to his persistence in the face of the tribes' suspicion and fear of foreigners. At times, his undertaking was outright dangerous due to constant guerrilla activity, but the results are breathtaking, showcasing colorful and
Myanmar (Burma).
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard K. Diran
Categories: Burma
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

Books about Myanmar (Burma).
Beyond the Last Village
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Alan Rabinowitz
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08 - Publisher:

The author describes his journey through the uncharted lands of northern Myanmar, describing new species and trying to persuade the government to preserve the land.
人類學雜誌
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Alan Rabinowitz
Categories: Anthropology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

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The Folk-tales of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Gerry Abbott, Han Khin Thant
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-25 - Publisher: BRILL

This handbook is the first in-depth overview of the fascinating world of Burmese folk-tales. Part one provides a wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary survey of folk-tale studies, together with a broad functional classification of Burma's tales. Part two presents, mostly for the first time in a European language, the categorized actual tales

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