Titles in the Rare Books on Burma collection were published in English during the 18th and 19th centuries. They cover history, cultural anthropology, archaeology, religious studies, art history, political science and musicology. Only books that provide in-depth knowledge and first-hand insights, experience and observations, were selected for the collection. Our current collection contains more than 1,000 photographs, maps, images and drawings.
The collection encourages comprehensive investigation on art, science and literature in relation to Burma and neighboring countries. This collection offers unique titles in Southeast Asian Studies.
Rare Books on Burma contains many rare books that are especially important to researches who need primary data on the history of Burma.