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The river of lost footsteps : histories of Burma

Author: Thant Myint-U.
Publisher: London : Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents stories that portray Burma's rise and decline in the modern world, from the time of Portuguese pirates and renegade Mughal princes through the decades of British colonialism, the devastation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thant Myint-U.
ISBN: 9780571217557 0571217559
OCLC Number: 192026278
Notes: Originally published: New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2006.
Description: xiv, 361 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The fall of the kingdom --
Debating Burma --
Foundations --
Pirates and princes along the Bay of Bengal --
The consequences of patriotism --
War --
Mandalay --
Transitions --
Studying in the age of extremism --
Making the battlefield --
Alternative utopias --
The tiger's tail --
Palimpsest.
Responsibility: Thant Myint-U.

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