Richard K. Diran
|Richard K. Diran|
November 3, 1949 |
Richard K. Diran (born November 3, 1949) is a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America (1977), most notable as the author and photographer of the book, The Vanishing Tribes of Burma, which was launched at the United Nations in London in 1997. A reviewer for Asia Week Magazine described the book as taking seventeen years to complete and "the most comprehensive visual record of Myanmar's many ethnic groups".
The Vanishing Tribes of Burma
"The Vanishing Tribes of Burma" is a touring exhibition with images by Richard K Diran, of the different ethnic minorities in Burma. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi opened the first event that took place on Sept 28th 2013 in Yangon.
- Diran, Richard (1998). The Vanishing Tribes of Burma. Orion Weidenfeld Nicholson - London. ISBN 0-297-82294-2.
- Cover Magazine London (May 1998). Pages 62-73.
- Asia Week Magazine (Feb 27, 1988). Missing or empty
- California Living Magazine (February 3, 1980). Article by David Ross.
- Hopkins, Jerry (May 2005). Bangkok Babylon - Chapter 14, "Romancing the Stones". Backbeat Books.
- California Living Magazine (February 3, 1980). A World of Peril and Glitter.
- The Goldsmith (1983). Gourmet Gemstones are the Specialty of the House.
- The Nation Newspaper Thailand (2005). Seduced by Seduction.
- Hopkins, Jerry (May 2005). Bangkok Babylon - Periplus 2005. Backbeat Books. ISBN 0-7946-0224-X.
- The Vanishing Tribes of Burma, Bangkok Post News, 29 Sep 2013