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Siam-Myanmar Relations Through the Perspective of Ayedawbon Treatises

Presents the history of Myanmar-Thai relations from 16th to 19th century from Myanmar’s point of view. Surveys seven Ayedawbon treatises and provides a translation of excerpts that involve Myanmar-Siam warfare, covering five periods ruled by successive dynasties of Myanmar king: Pinya period, Innwa period, Taungoo period, Konboung period, and Ayedawbon period. Examines story of historical writing in Myanmar, citing characteristics, problems, and historical periods in each Ayedawbon. Includes translation of selected Ayedawbon treatises.