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Burma: the alternative guide

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What is the truth about life in Burma? Elena Jotow and Nicholas Ganz’s candid guide to this troubled but beautiful country offers a refreshing, often trenchant insight into its turbulent history and present struggles as well as its most impressive sights and the remarkable warmth of the Burmese people. For travelers, would-be travelers, and anyone curious to know more about this wonderful country and the vitality of the people’s resistance to the current regime, this book is required reading.Unrivaled insight into this guarded, largely unexplored countryOver 250 photographsMaps of the relevant divisions and statesHistory, the regions, ethnic peoples and key historic and cultural spotsContents: Burma at a Glance • Past and Present • Rangoon Division • Irrawaddy Division • Arakan State • Mandalay Division and Mingun • Kachin State • Shan State and Maymyo • Karen State and Kyaiktiyo • The Hidden Reality • The Struggle for Freedom • Burma in Exile
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subject_facet Burma -- Description and travel, Burma -- History -- 1948-, Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-, Burma -- Social conditions -- 21st century
table_of_contents Burma at a glance -- Past and present -- Rangoon Division. Rangoon (Yangon) ; Shwedagon Pagoda -- Irrawaddy Division. Bassein (Pathein) ; Shwemokhtaw Pagoda -- Arakan State. Myohaung (Mrauk U) ; Ngapali Beach -- Mandalay Division and Mingun. Mandalay ; The Moustache Brothers ; Mingun ; Ava (Inwa) ; Amarapura ; Pagan (Bagan) ; Mount Popa -- Kachin State. Myikyina ; Bhamo -- Shan State and Maymyo. Shan State ; Maymyo (Pyin U Lwin) ; Hsipaw ; Pindaya ; Lake Inle ; Taunggyi ; Kekku) -- Karen State and Kyaiktiyo. Karen State ; Pa-an ; Kyaiktiyo -- The hidden reality. Opium poppies -- The struggle for freedom. The Karen Revolution ; Shan State Army ; 8.8.88 ; Aung San Suu Kyi ; The Saffron Revolution -- Burma in exile. Refugees ; Kayan women ; The Mae Tao Clinic ; Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.
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