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Mother of Life, the River Ayeyarwady [Myanmar, English / Burmese]

By: Shingo Onishi (Author), U Hla Thaung (Translated by), U Saw Hla Chit (Translated by)

315 pages, ~700 colour photos

Tecpress Books

Paperback | Jan 2014 | #213674 | ISBN-13: 9786163482785
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £23.99 $29/€27 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Burmese

The river Ayeyarwady is located in Myanmar. Its rich waters create a diverse ecosystem and topography, and as such people and animals have been coexisting peacefully along the river for a long time. This book shows the remarkable scenery, various wildlife and unique cultures in the Ayeyarwady basin, from snow-capped mountains to mangrove-rich estuaries. The book shows recent changes and impact of rapid modernization and its countermeasures. About 700 colour photos convey to the reader both the primal environment and the present situation of Myanmar.

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