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  • Lonely Planet Myanmar (burma)


    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Shwedagon Paya's sheer size and...

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    Burma Road 1943-44 - Stilwell'apos;s assault...


    Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943-44. Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya...

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    Hall,D. G. E.

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    Burma Railway Man - Secret Letters from a...

    Charles Steel

    Charles Steel took part in two military disasters - the Fall of France and the Dunkirk evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore. Shortly before the latter, he married Louise. Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly...

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    Burma - The Turning Point

    Grant,Ian Lyall

    The turning point of the war in Burma was the Imphal/Kohima campaign of 1944. For four months there was intense and savage fighting. The Japanese plan was to encircle and destroy the British and Indian positions before bursting into the plain and...

  • O Menino de Burma

    Bandele, Biyi

    Biyi Bandele, um dos cinquenta maiores artistas da África, nos apresenta a comovente história de um menino africano tentando sobreviver à Segunda Guerra..Inverno de 1944, a Segunda Guerra Mundial entra em seu estágio decisivo. Ali Banana, um...

  • Myanmar - Burma

    Lonely Planet

    #1 best-selling guide to Myanmar (Burma)*Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be dazzled by Buddhist architecture in Yangon, explore...

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    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Burma Boy


    A few months ago fourteen-year-old Ali Banana was apprenticed to a whip-wielding blacksmith in his rural hometown. Now its winter 1944, the war is entering its most crucial stage and Ali is a private in Thunder Brigade. His unit has been given orders...

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    The Burma Air Campaign - 1941-1945


    The scene is set with an overview of the respective states of the RAF and Japanese Airforce, and an explanation of how the American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers) came to be in China. There is a concise description of air ops covering the...

  • Myanmar (Burma) Insight Guides


    With its glittering pagodas, timeless countryside and gracious people, Myanmar (Burma) is an extraordinarily beautiful destination, but one that was isolated from the rest of the world until very recently. With tourism growing rapidly and ongoing...

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    Battle for Burma

    Nesbit,Roy Conyers

    The struggle of British, Commonwealth and American-Chinese troops against the Japanese in Burma was one of the decisive campaigns of the Second World War. British India was threatened by the Japanese advance, the fate of the British Empire in the...

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    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

    Seekins,Donald M.

    Burma (Myanmar) is a country in crisis, and a political resolution to its problems of national unity seems unlikely to occur in the near future. The purpose of the Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) is to explain in depth the country's...

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    Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

    Seekins,Donald M.

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign...

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    Air Battle for Burma - Allied Pilots'apos;...


    After a long series of crushing defeats by the apparently unstoppable Japanese air and ground forces, the eventual fight back and victory in Burma was achieved as a result of the exercise of unprecedented combined services cooperation and operations....

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    The Fall of Burma 1941-1943

    Martin Mace; John Grehan

    Despatches in this volume include that on operations in Burma between 15 December 1941 and 20 May 1942 by General Wavell; Operations in Eastern Theatre, based on India, March 1942 to 31 December 1942 by Field-Marshall Wavell; Operations in the...

  • Miss Burma


    A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood. Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day...

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    The Making of Modern Burma

    Thant Myint-U

    Burma has often been portrayed as a timeless place, a country of egalitarian Buddhist villages, ruled successively by autocratic kings, British colonialists and, most recently, a military dictatorship. The Making of Modern Burma argues instead that...

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    Last Man Out: Surviving the Burma-Thailand...

    Charles,H. Robert; Hornfischer,James D.

    From June 1942 to October 1943, more than 100,000 Allied POWs who had been forced into slave labor by the Japanese died building the infamous Burma-Thailand Death Railway, an undertaking immortalized in the film 'The Bridge on the River Kwai.' One of...

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    Flying to Norway, Grounded in Burma - A...


    Gron' Edwards joined the RAF in 1936 on a Short Service Commission and went solo on his eighteenth birthday. After gaining his wings he joined No 233 General Reconnaissance Squadron of Coastal Command based at Thornaby in Yorkshire. The aircraft he...

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    The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma -...

    Michael D. Leigh

    The string of military defeats during 1942 marked the end of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, finally destroying the myth of British imperial invincibility. The Japanese attack on Burma led to a hurried and often poorly organized evacuation of...

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    The Long Road Back to China - The Burma Road...


    Well-documented and compassionate, this memoir follows journalist Carl Crow as he journeys from Rangoon to the wartime Chinese capital of Chongqing in 1939. Including interviews with senior government members, this record chronicles the daily...

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    Colonial Policy and Practice - A Comparative...

    Furnivall,J. S.

    Originally published in 1948, J.S. Furnivall studies the impact of British colonial policy and practice on Burma, paralleled with the colonial relationship between the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies. This digital edition was derived from ACLS...

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    New Songs of the Survivors - The Exodus of...

    Ezdani,Yvonne Vaz

    During the Second World War, many of the Indians settled in Burma were killed following the bombing of Rangoon by the Japanese Air Force. Thousands more were forced to give up everything—their homes, their businesses and shops, even their...

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    Tank Tracks to Rangoon - The Story of British...


    Fighting in a somewhat forgotten corner of Empire during the Second World War, the British and Indian armoured regiments called upon to harness the power of tank warfare to extreme new levels did so in an effort to outwit an army until that point...

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    The Life and Campaigns of General Hughie...


    The career of General Hugh Stockwell culminated in the ill-fated Suez Operation of 1956 but no stigma can attach to him for this. It was a military success but a political nightmare which resulted in the fall of Prime Minister Eden, the lowest point...

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    Fire by Order - Recollections of Service with...

    Ted Maslen-Jones

    Perhaps the most surprising thing about this book is the fact that it has waited fifty years to appear for, as Sir Martin Farndale points out in his foreword, the debt owed by 14th Army to 656 Air OP Squadron in the reconquest of Burma was...

  • Fodor's Thailand With Myanmar (Burma),...


    Fodor s correspondents highlight the best of the region, including Thailand's beaches, Myanmar s sacred stupas, Cambodia s temples, and mountain treks in Laos. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time,...

  • Myanmar (burma) - Country Map


    Myanmar (burma) - Country Map

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  • The Rough Guide To Myanmar - Burma

    Thomas,Gavin; Zatko,Martin

    The Rough Guide to Myanmar (Burma) is the ultimate travel guide to this exciting, largely undiscovered country with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best Burmese attractions. Discover Myanmar's highlights with stunning photography and...

  • A Handbook For Travellers In India, Burma And...


    Excerpt from A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma and Ceylon: Including the Provinces of Bengal, Bombay, and Madras, the Punjab, North-West Provinces, Rajputana, Central Provinces, Mysore, Etc., The Native States, Assam and Cashmere Besides a...

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  • Finding George Orwell in Burma


    Finding George Orwell in Burma

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    Karaoke Fascism - Burma and the Politics of...


    The first in-depth ethnography of the brutal regime in Burma.

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    Harp of Burma


    Harp of Burma is Japan'apos;s haunting answer to Germany'apos;s well-known requiem for the First World War, All Quiet on the Western Front. Winner of the prestigious Mainichi Shuppan Bunkasho prize, and the subject of an acclaimed film by Ichikawa...

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    Battle Tales from Burma

    John Randle

    John Randle served with the greatly respected Baluch Regiment of the former Indian Army right through the fiercely fought Burma Campaign, winning an MC yet on VJ day he was only some 60 miles from where had started out nearly four years before.Unlike...

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    Insight Guide - Myanmar (Burma)

    Insight Guides

    Following on from our best-selling, award-nominated re-launch in 2013, the 2015 Insight Guide Myanmar (Burma) has been comprehensively updated by an expert author to help inspire and inform travellers wanting to discover this fascinating country....

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    Insight Guides - Myanmar (Burma)

    Insight Guides

    With its glittering pagodas, timeless countryside and gracious people, Myanmar (Burma) is an extraordinarily beautiful destination which has been isolated from the rest of the world for decades. Finally, things are changing and tourism is set to...

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    Finding George Orwell in Burma


    A brilliant political travelogue that uses Burma to explain Orwell and Orwell to explain what life is really like under the authoritarian rule of the Burmese generals.

  • Perfect Hostage - A Life Of Aung San Suu Kyi,...


    Aung San Suu Kyi, the current state counselor of Myanmar, is one of the world's foremost inspirational revolutionary leaders and political reformers. For many years, she waged a war of steadfast nonviolent opposition to her country's vicious militant...

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    The Food of Burma - Authentic Recipes from...

    Lwin,Claudia Saw

    Burma, or Myanmar as it is now officially known, is a land of golden pagodas, mighty rivers and generous deltas. While the beauty of its countryside has long been famous, Burma'apos;s cuisine has been something of a secret, up until now. This book...

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    The Politics of Aid to Burma - A Humanitarian...


    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed...

  • Undaunted - A Memoir Of Survival In Burma And...

    Lewis,Damien; Phan,Zoya

    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....

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    Golden Parasol - A Daughter'apos;s Memoir of...


    'apos;Die, and it'apos;s the vile earth; live, and it'apos;s the golden parasol,'apos; went the old Burmese saying. Why not aim for the pinnacle with everything they had? The vile earth would be theirs soon enough. A year after Burma'apos;s...

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    Surviving the Japanese Onslaught - An RAF PoW...

    William Tate

    These are the firsthand memoirs of the late William Albert Tate (W.O, RAF Bomber Command) framed within the factual history of his service career in the Royal Air Force between the years 1938 and 1946, penned by his son. This gripping narrative...

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