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Fifty years in the Karen revolution in Burma : the soldier and the teacher

Author: Saw Ralph; Naw Sheera; Stephanie Olinga-Shannon
Publisher: Ithaca : Southeast Asia Program Publications, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A rare, intimate look inside the Karen people's liberation struggle against the Burmese armed forces, one of the longest ethnic insurgencies in the world (1949- ) through the eyes of a guerilla leader and his wife"--
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ralph, 1930- author.
Fifty years in the Karen revolution in Burma
Ithaca : Southeast Asia Program Publications, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2019018733
Named Person: Saw Ralph; Naw Sheera
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saw Ralph; Naw Sheera; Stephanie Olinga-Shannon
ISBN: 9781501746956 1501746952 9781501746963 1501746960
OCLC Number: 1098231080
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 172 pages)
Contents: Early life --
Japanese occupation --
The revolution begins --
Walking across Burma --
Life as a soldier --
Family --
Revolution headquarters --
Psychological warfare --
Life after the revolution --
Childhood --
Burman harassment --
Bible school and missionary work --
Marriage --
Children --
The Karen Women's Organization --
The fall of Manerplaw --
Australia.
Other Titles: 50 years in the Karen revolution in Burma
Responsibility: Saw Ralph and Naw Sheera ; edited by Stephanie Olinga-Shannon ; with an introduction by Martin Smith.

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Fifty Years in the Karen Revolution in Burma is about commitment to an ideal, individual survival and the universality of the human experience. A memoir of two tenacious souls, it sheds light on why  Read more...

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