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The making of Burma.

Dorothy Woodman

The making of Burma.

by Dorothy Woodman

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Published by Cresset Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Burma -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.B86 W6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination594 p.
      Number of Pages594
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5845192M
      LC Control Number62002969
      OCLC/WorldCa936130

      Hinduism, along with Buddhism, arrived in Burma during ancient times. Both names of the country are rooted in Hinduism; Burma is the British colonial officials' phonetic equivalent for the first half of Brahma Desha, the ancient name of the region. Brahma is part of Hindu trinity, a deity with four heads. Voices from the Front: The 2nd Norfolk Regiment, from Le Paradis to Kohima, Peter Hart.A history of the 2nd Norfolk Regiment during the Second World War, based on interviews conducted with veterans of the battalion conducted by the author, and tracing the battalion's story from France in to Burma, the fight for Kohima and the reconquest of the country [read full review].

      The Making of Modern Burma by Thant Myint-U (Paperback) Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma by George MacDonald Fraser Listed under Burma WWII. Shwedagon: Golden Pagoda of Myanmar by Elizabeth Moore, Hansjorg Mayer, Win Pe, U. Win Pe. Twilight Over Burma: My Life As a Shan Princess by Inge Sargent and Bertil Lintner. Analysis of Burma has been "singularly ahistorical," Thant Myint-U (The Making of Modern Burma), a senior officer at the U.N., an eye to what the past might say about Burma's present.

      James Myint Swe, Cannon Soldiers of Burma (Canada; ). Swe is a Bayingyi who migrated to Canada. Certain facts presented in the above article have been verified by Yvonne Ezdani through correspondence with James Myint Swe. Thant Myint-U, The Making of Modern Burma (Cambridge University Press; ).   The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (–26), which resulted in the British annexation of the North-Eastern Frontier of Bengal and the extension of its sway over the Arakan and Manipur frontiers, and closes with the separation of Burma from India in Author: Pum Khan Pau.


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The Making of Modern Burma is a history of the country from the nineteenth to early twentieth century. In a sophisticated and much-needed account, the author argues that many aspects of contemporary Burmese society are the creations of the nineteenth century when Burma fought the British and tried to modernize the by: The Making of Burma Hardcover – January 1, by Dorothy Woodman (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Dorothy Woodman.

The Making of Modern Burma. The Making of Modern Burma is a history of the country from the nineteenth to early twentieth century. In a sophisticated and much-needed account, the author argues that many aspects of contemporary Burmese society are the creations of the nineteenth century when Burma fought the British and tried to modernize the country/5.

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