twelve festivals of Burma by Tha Myat U

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Published by Tha Myat] in [Rangoon .

Written in English

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  • Burma,
  • Burma.


  • Festivals -- Burma.,
  • Burma -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 29.

Book details

Statementby U Tha Myat.
LC ClassificationsGT4886.B9 T46
The Physical Object
Pagination28, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4250120M
LC Control Number80913690

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