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Living silence in Burma : surviving under military rule

Author: Christina Fink
Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm ; London : Zed, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Eight years after the first edition of this insightful and highly regarded book, Burma remains one of the most troubled nations in Southeast Asia. While other countries have democratized and prospered, Burma is governed by a repressive military dictatorship and is the second largest producer of heroin in the world. In this exceptionally readable yet scholarly account of Burma today, Christina Fink gives a moving and  Read more...
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Fink, Christina.
Living silence in Burma.
Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books ; London ; New York : Zed Books, 2009
(DLC) 2009294813
(OCoLC)434561335
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Fink
ISBN: 9781848132733 1848132735 9781848137264 1848137265
OCLC Number: 534882240
Notes: Previous edition: published as Living silence. 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 300 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Prelims; Introduction; 1 --
Historical legacies; 2 --
The Ne Win years, 1962-88; 3 --
Breaking the silence, 1988-90; 4 --
Military rule continues, 1990-2000; 5 --
The Than Shwe years, 2000 and beyond; 6 --
Families: fostering conformity; 7 --
Communities: going with the flow; 8 --
The military: a life sentence; 9 --
Prison: 'life university'; 10 --
Education: floating books and bathroom tracts; 11 --
The artistic community: in the dark, every cat is black; 12 --
Religion and magic: disappearing jewels and poltergeists; 13 --
The internationalization of Burma's politics; 14 --
Conclusion: a different Burma.
Responsibility: Christina Fink.

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Offers an insightful picture of life under the repressive military dictatorship in Burma and the possibilities for change. This book analyses the strategies and techniques the army has deployed to  Read more...

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