Details the diversity of architecture, design, and arts and crafts in Myanmar from the pagodas of Bagan to the architectural heritage of contemporary Yangon. Individual chapters focus on religious, secular, early modern, and contemporary architecture, as well as arts and crafts, textiles and costumes, and the pagoda alley market. Every page contains beautiful photographs of a wide variety of objects, including Buddha images, lacquerware, painting, ceramics, woodcarving, bronzes, textiles, and costumes. The text comprises thorough photo captions and some interpretive information. For art collectors and for more readers with an interest in Myanmar as a country. Distributed in the US by Charles E. Tuttle. Oversize: 10.5x11.25" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.