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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Documents of Myanmar Socio-Economic History


Here is a website that will be of great value to those studying Myanmar History. A Japanese foundation had obtained some photographs of old Myanmar ancient parabaiks (documents) from a number of collectors and made them available on the internet free of charge. These consist of a number of parabaiks with a wide range of topics from astrology and traditional medicine to court proceedings, contracts, loan contracts and many other documents that reflect the socio-economic situation of ancient Myanmar. You can find these parabaiks at http://taweb.aichi-u.ac.jp/DMSEH/index.html.

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