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No time for dreams: living in Burma under military rule

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
Language:
English
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No Time for Dreams narrates a remarkable woman's search for independence and purpose over four decades while repression spreads in Burma and the shadow of military rule lengthens. Inspired by the legacy of her father Ba Tin's struggle against British colonialism beginning in the 1930s, San San Tin infuses her journey from school girl to journalist and poet with an unbroken spirit of resistance. Offering the first insider's view of politics, culture, religion, and family over nearly half a century of unrelenting dictatorship, this riveting personal story traces an arc of decline to reveal the bitter fate of the once-prosperous and cosmopolitan society known in the past as the Golden Land.
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9780742557031
9780742557192
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physical xxi, 197 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
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table_of_contents Strangers in the night -- No turning back -- Spreading socialism -- Student affairs -- Lessons in literacy -- Inside the bureaucracy -- Crackdown and compromise -- Roads leading nowhere -- Reporting as a woman -- Mounting costs -- Political training -- Confrontation -- Bullets at the pagoda -- Reprisals -- Turning to ash -- Relocation -- Spreading corruption.
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title No time for dreams : living in Burma under military rule
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