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Trouble in the Triangle : Opium + Conf.... (05 Edition)
Trouble in the Triangle : Opium + Conf.... (05 Edition)
by Martin Jelsma
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This collection of essays discusses issues on international engagement with Burma through the prism of drug policy. Essays analyze the relationship between drugs and conflict in Burma, the consequences of BurmaÕs illicit drug production for neighboring... (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 magical story, full of richness and subtlety, told with the instinctive touch of a true writer.” Mail on... (read more)

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The Voice of Hope
The Voice of Hope
by Aung San Suu Kyi
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A rare and intimate journey to the heart of a woman's struggle for Burmese democracy.... (read more)

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Than Shwe: Unmasking Burma's Tyrant
Than Shwe: Unmasking Burma's Tyrant
by Benedict Rogers
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Than Shwe is one of the world's most brutal dictators, presiding over a military regime that persists in repressing and brutalizing its own people. Until now, his story has not been told. Than Shwe: Unmasking Burma's Tyrant provides the first-ever... (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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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.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)... (read more)

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The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma
The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma
by Delphine Schrank
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An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years... (read more)

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The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation
The Burma Spring: Aung San Suu Kyi and the New Struggle for the Soul of a Nation
by Rena Pederson
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Aung San Suu Kyi--Burma's "woman of destiny" and one of the most admired voices for freedom in the world today--comes alive through this brilliant rendering of Burma's tumultuous... (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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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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Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma
Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma
by Zoya Phan
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Once a royal kingdom and then part of the British Empire, Burma long held sway in the Western imagination as a mythic place of great beauty. In recent times, Burma has been torn apart and isolated by one of the most brutal dictatorships in the world. Now,... (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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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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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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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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The cognitive science of religion is a rapidly growing field whose practitioners apply insights from advances in cognitive science in order to provide a better understanding of religious impulses, beliefs, and behaviors. In this book Ilkka Pyysiainen... (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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"[B]rilliant . . . The River of Lost Footsteps is a balanced, thorough, and serious history, but it is also a polemic, firm in its view that the current international campaign—pursuing 'this policy of isolating one of the most isolated... (read more)

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The Lady: Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Laureate and Burma's Prisoner
The Lady: Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Laureate and Burma's Prisoner
by Barbara Victor
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Now in paperback, the first full account of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyis role in the struggle against Burmas military junta. Included is a new afterword by the author, which covers events from the time of the original publication in 1998... (read more)

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Through the Jungle of Death: A Boy's Escape from Wartime Burma
Through the Jungle of Death: A Boy's Escape from Wartime Burma
by Stephen Brookes
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Fear had gripped me like a gigantic vice. . . . If a man as strong and dominant as my father could be struck down . . . then weaklings like Mum, Maisie, George and me stood no chance of getting to India. One by one, we too would be wrapped in a blanket... (read more)

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