skip to content
Than Shwe : unmasking Burma's tyrant Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Than Shwe : unmasking Burma's tyrant

Author: Benedict Rogers
Publisher: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Than Shwe is one of the world's most brutal dictators, presiding over a military regime that persists in repressing and brutalizing its own people. Until now, his story has not been told -- publisher description.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Than Shwe.; Than Shwe.; Than Shwe
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benedict Rogers
ISBN: 9789749511916 9749511913
OCLC Number: 613433218
Description: xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Václav Havel --
From postman to tyrant --
The land of green and orange --
the democratic challenge --
Than Shwe's crimes against humanity --
The new emperor --
The seat of kings --
The monks and athe storm --
The rivals, the heirs, the cronies, and the future.
Responsibility: Benedict Rogers.
More information:

Abstract:

Than Shwe: Unmasking Burma's Tyrant provides the first-ever account of Than Shwe's journey from postal clerk to dictator, analyzing his rise through the ranks of the army, his training in  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Rogers deserves credit for trying to illuminate a secretive life. * Time * .. a timely account of the awfulness of the regime he heads, whose leaders seem sure to continue to hold real power even Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/613433218> # Than Shwe : unmasking Burma's tyrant
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "613433218" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Place/chiang_mai_thailand> ; # Chiang Mai, Thailand
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/th> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Topic/militardiktatur> ; # Militärdiktatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Topic/heads_of_state_burma> ; # Heads of state--Burma
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/46671993> ; # Than Shwe.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207835> ; # Burma.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/47638295> ; # Than Shwe
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/959.1053092/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Place/birma> ; # Birma
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Event/since_1988> ; # Since 1988
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Person/than_shwe> ; # Than Shwe.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Place/burma> ; # Burma
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952677> ; # Heads of state
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/75813460> ; # Benedict Rogers
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Than Shwe is one of the world's most brutal dictators, presiding over a military regime that persists in repressing and brutalizing its own people. Until now, his story has not been told -- publisher description."@en ;
    schema:description "Foreword / Václav Havel -- From postman to tyrant -- The land of green and orange -- the democratic challenge -- Than Shwe's crimes against humanity -- The new emperor -- The seat of kings -- The monks and athe storm -- The rivals, the heirs, the cronies, and the future."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796575258> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographie"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Than Shwe : unmasking Burma's tyrant"@en ;
    schema:productID "613433218" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/613433218#PublicationEvent/chiang_mai_thailand_silkworm_books_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Agent/silkworm_books> ; # Silkworm Books
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy12pdf02/2010354370.html> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024616184&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=024616184&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789749511916> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB096894> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/613433218> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Agent/silkworm_books> # Silkworm Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Silkworm Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Person/than_shwe> # Than Shwe.
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Than Shwe" ;
    schema:name "Than Shwe." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Place/chiang_mai_thailand> # Chiang Mai, Thailand
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Chiang Mai, Thailand" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796575258#Topic/militardiktatur> # Militärdiktatur
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Militärdiktatur"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1207835> # Burma.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Burma." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952677> # Heads of state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heads of state"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46671993> # Than Shwe.
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:givenName "Than Shwe" ;
    schema:name "Than Shwe." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/47638295> # Than Shwe
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1940" ;
    schema:givenName "Than Shwe" ;
    schema:name "Than Shwe" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/75813460> # Benedict Rogers
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Rogers" ;
    schema:givenName "Benedict" ;
    schema:name "Benedict Rogers" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789749511916>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9749511913" ;
    schema:isbn "9789749511916" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.