Lester, Robert and Charney, Michael W. (2005) 'Proceedings of an Embassy to the King of Ava, Pegu, &c. in 1757 by Robert Lester, edited by Michael W. Charney.' SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research 3(1), pp. 127-142.
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Ensign’s Robert Lester’s account of his embassy to Ava in 1757 was originally published in Alexander Dalrymple’s Oriental Repertory. It provides one of the few first-hand accounts of Alaung-hpaya and thus remains a valuable source on the reign and the beginnings of the Kon-baung Dynasty. Dalrymple’s italicization has been removed and dates have been expanded to include the month and year in order to avoid confusion.
|SOAS Departments & Centres:||Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History|
|Depositing User:||Michael Charney|
|Date Deposited:||29 Sep 2010 11:31|
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