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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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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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Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Prisoner of Conscience
Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Prisoner of Conscience
by Justin Wintle
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Burma is a country where, as one senior UN official puts it, "just to turn your head can mean imprisonment or death." Aung San Suu Kyi is considered to be Burma's best hope for freedom, and, because of her unwavering commitment to nonviolent resistance... (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 (12 Edition)
Where China Meets India (12 Edition)
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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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 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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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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Brave New Burma
Brave New Burma
by Nic Dunlop
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Brave New Burma is an intimate portrait in words and pictures of a country finally emerging from decades of dictatorship, isolation, and fear. Nic Dunlop documents the plight of the people of Burma, from the front lines of the ongoing civil war to... (read more)

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Passage to Burma
Passage to Burma
by Scott Stulberg
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It is a charming and satisfying thing that there are still places in this world where magic seems to pervade the sights, smells, and sounds of a place more than the trappings of the so-called modern world. For more than ten years Scott Stulberg has made... (read more)

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Letters from Burma
Letters from Burma
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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In these unforgettable letters, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most inspiring figures, reaches out beyond Burma's borders to paint a vivid and poignant picture of her native land. She celebrates the courageous army officers, academics, and everyday... (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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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 River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma
The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma
by Thant Myint U
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What do we really know about Burma and its history? And what can Burma's past tell us about its present and even its future? For nearly two decades Western governments and a growing activist community have been frustrated in their attempts to bring about... (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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Living Silence in Burma: Surviving Under Military Rule, Second Edition
Living Silence in Burma: Surviving Under Military Rule, Second Edition
by Christina Fink
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This new, thoroughly updated, edition of Christina Finks acclaimed account gives powerful insights into the life of ordinary Burmese people. Through extensive interviews conducted inside and outside the country she builds a richly textured picture of how... (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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Burma: The Curse of Independence
Burma: The Curse of Independence
by Shelby Tucker
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Burma offers the first up-to-date overview and understanding of Burmas tragic armed conflict in the twentieth century. Examining the ‘causes of the war, Shelby Tucker traces the political development of the country from the occupations by the... (read more)

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The Iron Road: A Stand for Truth and Democracy in Burma
The Iron Road: A Stand for Truth and Democracy in Burma
by James Mawdsley
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A startling account of an evil regime and one young man's efforts to defy it. Twenty-eight-year-old James Mawdsley spent much of the past four years in grim Burmese prisons. The Iron Road is his story, and the story of the regime that jailed him, the way... (read more)

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Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution
Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution
by Edith T Mirante
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As captivating as the most thrilling novel, Burmese Looking Glass tells the story of tribal peoples who, though ravaged by malaria and weakened by poverty, are unforgettably brave. Author Edith Mirante first crossed illegally from Thailand into Burma in... (read more)

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