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Reproduced from Bagan and the World: Early Myanmar and Its Global Connections, edited by Goh Geok Yian, John N. Miksic, and Michael Aung-Thwin (Singapore: ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018). This version was obtained electronically direct from the publisher on condition that copyright is not infringed. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the prior permission of ISEAS Publishing. Individual chapters are available at . The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) is an autonomous organization established in 1968. It is a regional centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security, and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment. The Institute’s research programmes are grouped under Regional Economic Studies (RES), Regional Strategic and Political Studies (RSPS), and Regional Social and Cultural Studies (RSCS). The Institute is also home to the ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC), the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC), and the SingaporeAPEC Study Centre. ISEAS Publishing, an established academic press, has issued more than two thousand books and journals. It is the largest scholarly publisher of research about Southeast Asia from within the region. ISEAS Publishing works with many other academic and trade publishers and distributors to disseminate important research and analyses from and about Southeast Asia to the rest of the world. 17-J02381 00 Bagan and the World.indd 2 9/10/17 8:39 AM First published in Singapore in 2018 by ISEAS Publishing 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace Singapore 119614 E-mail: Website: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.© 2018 ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore The responsibility for facts and opinions in this publication rests exclusively with the authors and their interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views or the policy of the publishers or their supporters. ISEAS Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Bagan and the World : Early Myanmar and Its Global Connections / edited by Goh Geok Yian, John N. Miksic and Michael Aung-Thwin. 1. Burma—History—Pagan period, 849–1287. 2. Pagan (Burma)—History. I. Goh, Geok Yian. II. Miksic, John N. III. Aung-Thwin, Michael. DS529.2 B21 2018 ISBN 978-981-4786-02-7 (soft cover) ISBN 978-981-4786-65-2 (e-book, PDF) Cover image: Mural from Temple 1026 in Bagan depicting a journey by water. The temple is undated but probably was constructed in the 12th or 13th century. Photo Credit: Goh Geok Yian. Typeset by Superskill Graphics Pte Ltd Printed in Singapore by Markono Print Media Pte Ltd 17-J02381 00 Bagan and the World.indd 4 9/10/17 8:39 AM ...