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Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on the Burma Frontier
Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on the Burma Frontier
by Edith Mirante
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This is a new memoir of the author's journeys among the brave indigenous peoples of some of Asia's most remote and violent regions.... (read more)

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The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma
The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma
by Thant Myint U
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The author tells the story of modern Burma, in part through a telling of his own family's history, in an interwoven narrative that is by turns lyrical, dramatic, and appalling.... (read more)

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The Voice of Hope
The Voice of Hope
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize Laureate, mother of two, and devout Buddhist, is one of the most inspiring examples of spiritually infused politics and fearless leadership that the world has ever seen. Daughter of the martyred Burmese national hero who... (read more)

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Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know (What Everyone Needs to Know)
by David I. Steinberg
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No country in Asia in recent years has undergone so massive a political shift in so short a time as Myanmar. Until recently, the former British colony had one of the most secretive, corrupt, and repressive regimes on the planet, a country where Nobel... (read more)

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For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War
For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War
by Mac McClelland
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It's time the world understood what's going on in Burma. It has more child soldiers than any other country in the world, the CIA had its first secret war there, and it's also home to the Darfur you've never heard of. In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived to... (read more)

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The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi
The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi
by Peter Popham
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Aung San Suu Kyi — Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, longtime prisoner of conscience, and voice of nonviolent dissent in oppressed Burma — has had a dramatic change of fortune since her release from house arrest in November 2010. Elected to Burma's... (read more)

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Finding George Orwell in Burma
Finding George Orwell in Burma
by Emma Larkin
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A fascinating political travelogue that traces the life and work of George Orwell in Southeast Asia Over the years the American writer Emma Larkin has spent traveling in Burma, also known as Myanmar, she's come to know all too well the many ways this... (read more)

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Freedom From Fear Revised Edition
Freedom From Fear Revised Edition
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights activist and leader of Burma's National League for Democracy, was detained in 1989 by the ruling military junta and remains under house arrest in Rangoon. This collection of writings reflects Suu Kyi's hopes and fears for... (read more)

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From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
by Pascal Khoo Thwe
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A heartbreaking tale, told with lyricism, affection and insight.... (read more)

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From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
by Pascal Khoo Thwe
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In 1988, Dr. John Casey, a professor visiting Burma, meets a waiter in Mandalay with a passion for the works of James Joyce, and the encounter changes both their lives. Pascal, a member of the Kayan Padaung tribe, was the first member of his community to... (read more)

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Chasing the dragon :into the heart of the Golden Triangle
Chasing the dragon :into the heart of the Golden Triangle
by Christopher R Cox
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Boston Herald journalist Christopher Cox recounts the extraordinary adventures (and seedy misadventures) he experienced over three years during his ultimately successful quest to gain a personal audience with Burmese General Khun Sa, dubbed "The... (read more)

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Singing to the Dead: A Missioner's Life Among Refugees from Burma
Singing to the Dead: A Missioner's Life Among Refugees from Burma
by Vict Armour Hileman
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It is 1992, and the Burmese government's current war on its indigenous people runs into its fourth year. In neighboring Thailand, a small band of Buddhist monks harbors refugees from Burma inside their modest temple in the slums of Bangkok. The monks and... (read more)

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Freedom from Fear
Freedom from Fear
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s collected writings—edited by her late husband, who the ruling military junta prevented from visiting Burma as he was dying of cancer—reflects her greatest hopes and fears for her fellow Burmese people, and her concern... (read more)

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Finding George Orwell in Burma
Finding George Orwell in Burma
by Emma Larkin
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While tracing Orwell's early career in Burma and its impact on his writing, Larkin provides a harrowing glimpse into how current day Burma hauntingly mirrors the worlds Orwell wrote about in 1984 and Animal Farm.... (read more)

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Letters from Burma
Letters from Burma
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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Human-rights activist and leader of Burma's National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to six years' house arrest in Rangoon in 1989 by the ruling military junta SLORC. She paints a vivid, poignant yet optimistic picture of her native... (read more)

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The Moon Princess: Memories of the Shan States
The Moon Princess: Memories of the Shan States
by Sao Sanda
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An important record of the Shan States, now under Burmese Rule... (read more)

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Nowhere to Be Home: Narratives from Survivors of Burma's Military Regime (Voice of Witness)
Nowhere to Be Home: Narratives from Survivors of Burma's Military Regime (Voice of Witness)
by Maggie Lemere
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Decades of military oppression in Burma have led to the systematic destruction of more than 3,000 ethnic minority villages, to the creation of one of the largest numbers of child soldiers in the world, and to the displacement of millions of people... (read more)

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Living Silence: Burma Under Military Rule (Politics in Contemporary Asia)
Living Silence: Burma Under Military Rule (Politics in Contemporary Asia)
by Christina Fink
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Burma remains the odd man out in South East Asia. It is a military dictatorship, not part of the region's still-dynamic economy, and has a troubled relationship with the outside world, including that fact that it is the second largest supplier of heroin.... (read more)

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Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia
Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia
by Thant Myint U
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Thant Myint-Us Where China Meets India is a vivid, searching, timely book about the remote region that is suddenly a geopolitical center of the world. From their very beginnings, China and India have been walled off from each other: by the towering... (read more)

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Twilight Over Burma: My Life as a Shan Princess (Kolowalu Books)
Twilight Over Burma: My Life as a Shan Princess (Kolowalu Books)
by Inge Sargent
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'Twilight over Burma' is the story of a great happiness destroyed by evil, the overthrow of one of Burma's most respected local leaders, and one woman's determination and bravery against a ruthless military regime.... (read more)

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