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Frontier mosaic : voices of Burma from the lands in between

Author: Richard Humphries
Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand : Orchid Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To the long-suffering Burmese people and particularly to the frontier minorities, the Thai border represents a potential escape from poverty and government repression, and a chance for a better life. The author provides accounts and observations of the personalities he encounters on both sides of the Thai-Burma border as he traverses its length.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Humphries, Richard.
Frontier mosaic.
Bangkok, Thailand : Orchid Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607580194
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Humphries
ISBN: 9789745240926 9745240923
OCLC Number: 166382233
Description: xviii, 180 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: Map of the Borderlands vi --
Introduction. The Lands in Between xi --
1 Fishing for the Future 1 --
2 Media Messages 11 --
3 Passing on the Knowledge 18 --
4 Escape from the Fold 26 --
5 Youth Interrupted 31 --
6 Arms and the Men 39 --
7 Love by the Hour 45 --
8 Deadly Bites 50 --
9 Ambiguous Town 56 --
10 Thought Crimes 68 --
11 Working Harder and Getting Less 74 --
12 All that Glitters 81 --
13 Strange Tale of the Storyteller 87 --
14 Artistic License 93 --
15 Healing Possibilities 98 --
16 Explosive Devices 108 --
17 Keeping an Eye on the Tourist Trade 114 --
18 Backbone of the Community 120 --
19 Spiritual Aid 125 --
20 Little Room to Run 131 --
21 Fighting in the Forests 139 --
22 Jungle Clinic 146 --
23 Race Against Time 152 --
24 The Habit of Helping 158 --
25 The Wide Road to the Deep North 163.
Responsibility: Richard Humphries.

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Damning indictment of Burma?s abuse of its citizens and Thailand?s official apathy to the plight of Burmese refugees as recounted by first-hand accounts and the author?s own observations as he  Read more...

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