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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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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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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 heartbreaking tale, told with lyricism, affection and insight.... (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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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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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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Burma: The Next Killing Fields? (Real Story Series)
Burma: The Next Killing Fields? (Real Story Series)
by Alan Clements
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Foreword by the Dalai Lama This emotionally gripping book tells the story of Burma's struggle for independence and democracy, based on interviews with hundreds of Burmese from ordinary citizens to freedom fighters in the jungle.... (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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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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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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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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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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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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An eye-opening account of a boy's childhood spent in a remote Burman tribal village, which follows his transition to Western life in Cambridge, as he escapes the military dictatorship. "A work of art" "FT".... (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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The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire
The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire
by Andrew Marshall
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Andrew Marshall has written an unforgettable adventure story, the wry account of two journeys into the untraveled heart of Burma. Part travelogue, part history, part reportage, The Trouser People recounts the story of George Scott, the eccentric British... (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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