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Making enemies : war and state building in Burma

Author: Mary P Callahan
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Burmese army took political power in Burma in 1962 and has ruled the country ever since. The persistence of this government--even in the face of long-term nonviolent opposition led by activist Aung San Suu Kyi, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991--has puzzled scholars. In a book relevant to current debates about democratization, Mary P. Callahan seeks to explain the extraordinary durability of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Callahan, Mary P. (Mary Patricia), 1961-
Making enemies.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2005
(OCoLC)62089211
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary P Callahan
ISBN: 0801472679 9780801472671
OCLC Number: 924274340
Language Note: English.
Notes: "First printing Cornell Paperback 2005"--Title page verso.
Originally published: 2003.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Harry J. Benda Prize (Southeast Asia.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 268 pages :) : illustrations, maps
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Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Other Titles: War and state building in Burma
Responsibility: Mary P. Callahan.

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The Burmese army took political power in Burma in 1962 and has ruled the country ever since. The persistence of this government-even in the face of long-term nonviolent opposition led by activist  Read more...

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"While Burma's military government presents the outside world with various road maps to democracy and the possibility of a return to civilian rule, Mary Callahan, a professor at the University of Read more...

 
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