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Burma

Frank N. Trager

Burma

land of golden pagodas

by Frank N. Trager

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Published by Foreign Policy Association] in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Burma -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Frank N. Trager. Talking it over, by Helen G. Trager.
      SeriesHeadline series, no. 104.
      ContributionsTrager, Helen G., 1910-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE744 .H43 no. 104
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6154911M
      LC Control Number54008407
      OCLC/WorldCa2308347

      Well into the midth century, most of mainland Southeast Asia was under some degree of control of either the Pagan Empire Burma book the Khmer Empire. The official name of the country in Burma book Burmese languageMyanmar did not change, however. Government[ change change source ] The country was ruled by a military junta led by General Ne Win from to InSenior General Than Shwe began ruling the country. Aung San Suu Kyihowever, calls the country Myanmar now. His work — along with that of 14 other uncensored writers — has just been published in Bones Will Crow, the first anthology of Burmese poetry in the west, edited by ko ko thett and James Byrne, poet-in-residence at Clare Hall, Cambridge.

      Looks at the battles between the Japanese infantryman in Burma and Wingate's Chindits, a deep penetration force that operated deep into Burma book held territory. The book is an excellent introduction to the subject. The content is clear and very interesting de-bunking various myths such as Japanese superiority in jungle warfare but without throwing the baby out with the bath water and does highlight some of the Japanese strengths in this area. An often harrowing account of the suffering inflicted on British Prisoners of War who were forced to build the Burma Railway for the Japanese.

      It also made a new name in English for places in the country, such as its former capital cityfrom Rangoon Burma book Yangon. Additional One-Pagers are under development and should be ready soon. The principal city, Sri Ksetra, was the power-center of the region from 90 to CE. February 06, In the Communications category, the following fields were recently updated for all countries: "Telephones - fixed lines," "Telephones - mobile cellular," and "Fixed broadband.


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