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A Man Like Him : Portrait of the Burmese Journalist, Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung

Author: Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay; Thanegi, Ma.
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2018] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of eight years in the brief life of Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung, a courageous Burmese journalist and editor. His political analyses helped guide the nation during a turbulent era marked by internal struggles to establish a democracy independent of Britain in the late 1930s and the Japanese Occupation of the 1940s. The memoir is written by U Chit Maung's wife, Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay, a resilient woman whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay; Thanegi, Ma.
ISBN: 9781501719356 1501719351
OCLC Number: 1059279104
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource : 4 illustrations
Contents: Frontmatter --
TABLE OF CONTENTS --
TRANSLATOR'S NOTE / Thanegi, Ma --
FOREWORD / Hein, Moe --
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION / Lay, Journal Kyaw Ma Ma --
BIOGRAPHY OF JOURNAL KYAW U CHIT MAUNG --
BIOGRAPHY OF JOURNAL KYAW MA MA LAY --
INTRODUCTION / Taylor, Robert H. --
A MAN LIKE HIM (THU-LO LU) --
CHAPTER 1. REPLY FROM MYANMAR ALIN --
CHAPTER 2. ABOUT MYSELF --
CHAPTER 3. "WHAT DO YOU THINK OF IT?" --
CHAPTER 4. FIRST MEETING --
CHAPTER 5. WHAT SORT OF STRANGE MAN WAS HE? --
CHAPTER 6. IN YANGON --
CHAPTER 7. AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT --
CHAPTER 8. WHAT FATE ORDAINED FROM TIMES PAST --
CHAPTER 9. STRANGE WORDS --
CHAPTER 10. A FALLEN MONK --
CHAPTER 11. THIS MAN --
CHAPTER 12. "MA TIN TIN..." --
CHAPTER 13. A BURDEN LIFTED --
CHAPTER 14. LIKE A MONK --
CHAPTER 15. THE FIRST SEVEN DAYS --
CHAPTER 16. ONE STRANGE MAN WHO BECAME AN EDITOR --
CHAPTER 17. "SHOULD I LEAVE YOU... ?" --
CHAPTER 18. WORST DAY --
CHAPTER 19. MY LONE JOURNEY --
CHAPTER 20. IS THE WORLD COMING TO AN END? --
CHAPTER 21. RULING BY THE PEN --
CHAPTER 22. BEHIND THE IRON SCREEN --
CHAPTER 23. A TIME OF CHAOS --
CHAPTER 24. CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE --
CHAPTER 25. THE 1938 REBELLION --
CHAPTER 26. UPCOUNTRY --
CHAPTER 27. BIRTH OF JOURNAL KYAW --
CHAPTER 28. JOURNAL KYAW MA MA LAY --
CHAPTER 29. PERSONAL AFFAIRS --
CHAPTER 30. WAR --
CHAPTER 31. A TIME OF DEVASTATION --
CHAPTER 32. UNDERCOVER INTELLIGENCE --
CHAPTER 33. AFPFL --
CHAPTER 34. OUR CHILDREN --
CHAPTER 35. THE DIAMOND NECKLACE --
CHAPTER 36. THE END OF HIS LIFE --
CHAPTER 37. A MAN LIKE HIM --
APPENDIX A. THE REAL ORIGIN AND CAUSES OF THE BURMA REBELLION (1930-32) --
APPENDIX B. IT Is ALL IN THE STATE OF MIND --
APPENDIX C. ANTI-FASCIST PEOPLE'S FREEDOM LEAGUE STATEMENT
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The story of eight years in the brief life of Journal Kyaw U Chit Maung, a courageous Burmese journalist and editor. His political analyses helped guide the nation during a turbulent era marked by internal struggles to establish a democracy independent of Britain in the late 1930s and the Japanese Occupation of the 1940s. The memoir is written by U Chit Maung's wife, Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay, a resilient woman whose deep admiration and love for her uncompromising husband are captured here.

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