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Building the Tatmadaw : Myanmar armed forces since 1948

Author: Aung Myoe, Maung; Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Publisher: Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ever since Myanmar regained her independence in January 1948, the Tatmadaw (Myanmar Armed Forces) has been crucial in restoring and maintaining law and order. It is one of the most important institutions in Myanmar politics. Various aspects of the Tatmadaw have been studied. The most notable area of study has been the political role of the military. This study looks at the organizational development of the Myanmar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aung Myoe, Maung; Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
ISBN: 9789812308481 9812308482 9789812308498 9812308490
OCLC Number: 488873939
Notes: 1. Introduction. 2. Military Doctrine and Strategy. 3. Organization and Force Structure. 4. Armament and Force Modernization. 5. Military Training and Officer Education. 6. Financing Force Modernization and Troops Welfare. 7. Conclusion. Appendices
Description: xiv, 254 s. : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Building the Tatmadaw: Myanmar Armed Forces Since 1948; Preliminary pages; 1. Introduction; 2. Military Doctrine and Strategy; 3. Organization and Force Structure; 4. Armament and Force Modernization; 5. Military Training and Officer Education; 6. Financing Force Modernization and Troops Welfare; 7. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Maung Aung Myoe

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Looks at the organizational development of the Myanmar armed forces. This work analyses four different aspects of the Tatmadaw: military doctrine and strategy, organization and force structure,  Read more...

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Drawing extensively from archival sources and existing literature, this empirically grounded research argues that, while the internal armed security threat to the state continues to play an important role, it is the external security threat that gives more weight to the expansion and modernization of the Tatmadaw since 1988. 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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/364520259#Place\/burma<\/a>> # Burma<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Burma<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/127962231<\/a>> # Burma. Tap\u02BB ma to\u02BB<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Burma. Tap\u02BB ma to\u02BB<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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