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  • The Heart Remembers

    The Heart Remembers
    av Jan-Philipp Sendker

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975820

    Twelve-year-old Ko Bo Bo lives with his uncle U Ba in Kalaw, a town in Burma. An unusually perceptive child, Bo Bo can read people’s emotions in their eyes. This acute sensitivity only makes his unconventional home life more difficult: His fat…

  • Burma

    Burma
    av Martin Smith

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781856496605

    Burma remains a land in deep crisis. The popular uprising of 1988 swept away 26 years of military rule under General Ne Win in name only. The National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the 1990 election. But, as thi…

  • Shooting an Elephant

    Shooting an Elephant
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241515006

    'It was a tiny incident in itself, but it gave me a better glimpse than I had had before of the real nature of imperialism - the real motives for which despotic governments act' Shooting an Elephant was the first piece of writing by George Orwell t…

  • The River of Lost Footsteps

    The River of Lost Footsteps
    av Thant Myint-U

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571217595

    Burma is currently ruled by a harsh dictatorship unmoved by Western activists and sanctions. It is also the sight of the longest-running conflict in the world. Drawing both on his own family's stories and his years of hands-on political experience w…

  • Where China Meets India

    Where China Meets India
    av Thant Myint-U

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571239641

    China and India have always been seperated not only by the Himalayas, but also by the impenetrable jungle and remote areas that once stretched across Burma. Now this last great frontier will likely vanish - forests cut down, dirt roads replaced by s…

  • The Buddha's Wizards

    The Buddha's Wizards
    av Thomas Nathan Patton

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187619

    Wizards with magical powers to heal the sick, possess the bodies of their followers, and defend their tradition against outside threats are far from the typical picture of Buddhism. Yet belief in wizard-saints who protect their devotees and interven…

  • Fifty Years in the Karen Revolution in Burma

    Fifty Years in the Karen Revolution in Burma
    av Ralph

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501746949

    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 Burma/Myanmar's decades-long pursuit for a peacefu…

  • Myanmar?s Rohingya Genocide

    Myanmar?s Rohingya Genocide
    av Ronan Lee

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755602476

    The genocide in Myanmar has drawn global attention as Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be presiding over human rights violations, forced migrations and extra-judicial killings on an enormous scale. This unique study draws on th…

  • Myanmar?s Rohingya Genocide

    Myanmar?s Rohingya Genocide
    av Ronan Lee

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780755602469

    The genocide in Myanmar has drawn global attention as Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be presiding over human rights violations, forced migrations and extra-judicial killings on an enormous scale. This unique study draws on th…

  • Defeat Into Victory

    Defeat Into Victory
    av William Slim

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330509978

    Field Marshal William Slim stands alongside Montgomery as the outstanding British field commander of World War II. Defeat Into Victory is his classic account of the Burma campaign: a story of retreat, attrition and final hard-fought victory over the…

  • Railroad of Death

    Railroad of Death
    av John Coast

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905802937

    A new edition of the 1946bestseller, the first and best account of forced labor on the Burma RailwayJohn Coast was a youngBritish Armyofficer who was taken prisoner at the Fall of Singapore in February, 1942. He took notes and concealed them from th…

  • Mandalay and the Art of Building Cities in Burma

    Mandalay and the Art of Building Cities in Burma
    av François Tainturier

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814722773

    Drawing on original Burmese texts and illustrations, recent scholarship, and mapping, Mandalay and the Art of Building Cities in Burma argues that the founding of Mandalay shifted critically in emphasis and scale during its planning from a protocol…

  • Glass Palace

    Glass Palace
    av Amitav Ghosh

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780006514091

    Rajkumar, in truly Dickensian style, succeeds at making a fortune from his logging business, but never forgets Dolly, the girl he saw accompanying the exiled Burmese royal family.

  • Living with Myanmar

    Living with Myanmar

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814881043

    Since 2011, Myanmar has experienced many changes to its social, political and economic landscape. The formation of a new government in 2016, led by the National League for Democracy, was a crucially important milestone in the country’s transit…

  • Living with Myanmar

    Living with Myanmar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814881074

    Since 2011, Myanmar has experienced many changes to its social, political and economic landscape. The formation of a new government in 2016, led by the National League for Democracy, was a crucially important milestone in the country’s transit…

  • Burmese Days

    Burmese Days
    av George Orwell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529032680

    In Burmese Days, George Orwell, one of the most famous writers in the English language, draws on his own experience of living and working in Burma to write an unflinching novel about the dark side of imperialism. Part of the Macmillan CollectorR…

  • Rule of Law Intermediaries

    Rule of Law Intermediaries
    av Kristina Simion

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108830867

    Scholars puzzle over the conditions that make rule of law development in authoritarian settings successful. In this significant contribution, focusing on the decade of Myanmar's political transformation, Kristina Simion explores rule of law assistan…

  • Missing Sister

    Missing Sister
    av Dinah Jefferies

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241985434

    A stolen sister. A daughter determined to uncover the truth. 'I was gripped, moved and utterly in thrall to this deeply emotional and compelling tale' Kate Furnivall Belle Hatton has embarked upon an exciting new life far from home: a glamorous job…

  • Textiles in Burman Culture

    Textiles in Burman Culture
    av Sylvia Fraser-Lu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786162151637

    This pioneering work traces the history and evolution of the textiles of Myanmar (Burma) made and used by the Burman (Bama) ethnic majority. Written accessibly, it covers the importance of textiles in many contexts as well as changes and innovation…

  • Praetorians, Profiteers or Professionals?

    Praetorians, Profiteers or Professionals?

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814881753

    Praetorians, Profiteers or Professionals? contributes to the ongoing renaissance in scholarship on Southeast Asia’s armed forces and their political, social and economic roles. This renaissance comes in an era in which the states of the region…

  • Burma Superstar

    Burma Superstar
    av Desmond Tan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607749509

    From the beloved San Francisco restaurant, a mouthwatering collection of recipes, including Fiery Tofu, Garlic Noodles, the legendary Tea Leaf Salad, and many more. Never before have the vivid flavors of Burmese cooking been so achievable for home c…

  • Mandalay

    Mandalay
    av MiMi Aye

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472959492

    There is so much to love in MiMi Aye’s wonderful Mandalay - Nigella Lawson One of the Financial Times' Best Books of 2019 One of the Observer's 20 Best Food Books of 2019 A flavour explosion Influenced by its neighbours and the countries close…

  • Gentleman In The Parlour

    Gentleman In The Parlour
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286776

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY PAUL THEROUXSomerset Maugham's success as a writer enabled him to indulge his adventurous love of travel, and he recorded the sights and sounds of his wide-ranging journeys with an urbane, wry style all his own.

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
    av Michael G. Breen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367375676

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted…

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
    av Michael G. Breen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138297883

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted…

  • Making Enemies

    Making Enemies
    av Mary P. Callahan

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801472671

    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 Pea…

  • Making Enemies

    Making Enemies
    av Mary P. Callahan

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801441257

    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 Pea…

  • Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

    Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar
    av Roman David

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198809609

    Historic Myanmar elections in November 2015 paved the way for an NLD government led by Aung San Suu Kyi to take office in March 2016, and saw the country deepen its graduated transition away from authoritarian rule. Nevertheless, military forces tha…

  • Forgotten Voices of Burma

    Forgotten Voices of Burma
    av Julian Thompson

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091932374

    From the end of 1941 to 1945 a pivotal but often overlooked conflict was being fought in the South-East Asian Theatre of World War 2 - the Burma Campaign. In 1941 the Allies fought in a disastrous retreat across Burma against the Japanese - an enemy…

  • Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar

    Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509929771

    Myanmar’s Constitution of 2008 was the ‘road map’ for the reform process that began in 2011. Despite extensive criticism of this Constitution for its emphasis on the role of the military, much progress has been made towards constit…

  • Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar

    Constitutionalism and Legal Change in Myanmar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849467902

    Myanmar’s Constitution of 2008 was the ‘road map’ for the reform process that began in 2011. Despite extensive criticism of this Constitution for its emphasis on the role of the military, much progress has been made towards constit…

  • 1000 Days on the River Kwai

    1000 Days on the River Kwai
    av Cary Owtram

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526772053

    Memoirs by former prisoners of war of the Japanese invariably make for moving reading but Colonel Owtrams account of his years of captivity has a special significance. After being captured in Singapore and transported to the infamous Burma railway h…

  • Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

    Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day
    av Captain Tom Moore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241486108

    Embark on an echanting journey into our country's past hundred years through the remarkable life of Captain Sir Tom Moore *** THE SUNDAY TIMES NO 1 BESTSELLER *** 'A wonderful life story with lessons for us all . . . beautifully written' DAILY TELE…

  • Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

    Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241486122

    Embark on an enchanting journey into our country's past hundred years through the remarkable life of Captain Sir Tom Moore THE NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A wonderful life story with lessons for us all . . . beautifully written' DAILY TELEGRAPH '…

  • Secrets and Power in Myanmar

    Secrets and Power in Myanmar
    av Andrew Selth

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814843775

    No external observer knows more about Myanmar’s security and intelligence apparatus than Andrew Selth. In this book he presents an account of the structure and functions of Myanmar’s deep state, along with a tale of personal ambition, ri…

  • Myanmar's Enemy Within

    Myanmar's Enemy Within
    av Francis Wade

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786995773

    In 2017, Myanmar’s military launched a campaign of violence against the Rohingya minority that UN experts later said amounted to a genocide. More than seven hundred thousand civilians fled to Bangladesh in what became the most concentrated fli…

  • Voice of Hope

    Voice of Hope
    av Aung San Suu Kyi

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846041433

    Aung San Suu Kyi is known for her courageous stand for democracy and human rights inside Burma (now Myanmar). This book offers a collection of her views on the political situation inside Burma, her non-violent approach to democracy and human rights,…

  • 7 Days in Myanmar: A Portrait of Burma by 30 Great Photographers

    7 Days in Myanmar: A Portrait of Burma by 30 Great Photographers
    av Denis Gray

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814385701

    Largely isolated from the world for more than four decades, Myanmar has made a remarkable return to the global stage following a political transformation that represents a watershed moment in the country's history. Now, for the first time ever, the…

  • Borderlines

    Borderlines
    av Charles Nicholl

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780601687

    In 1986, Charles Nicholl travels through Thailand to learn about the spiritual traditions of forest Buddhism in the north of the country. But interesting things have a habit of getting in the way. When Nicholl meets Harry, an old French Indochina ha…

  • Ancient Proverbs and Maxims from Burmese Sources

    Ancient Proverbs and Maxims from Burmese Sources
    av James Gray

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138862210

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Ancient Proverbs and Maxims from Burmese Sources

    Ancient Proverbs and Maxims from Burmese Sources
    av James Gray

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415245494

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Burma

    Burma
    av Benedict Rogers

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846044465

    UPDATED For more than 50 years, Burma has been ruled by a succession of military regimes which rank among the most oppressive dictatorships in the world. Accused of crimes against humanity, they have brutally mistreated their people. Yet, in the la…

  • Slim, Master of War

    Slim, Master of War
    av Robert Lyman

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472132833

    'Elegantly written and beautifully produced' TLS How 'Uncle Bill' won the war in Burma Defeated and demoralised, British units in the Far East had virtually been ejected from Burma when, in 1943, General W. J. Slim organised, trained and then deploy…

  • Almost Englishmen

    Almost Englishmen
    av Ruth Fredman Cernea

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739116470

    Before the Second World War, two golden 'promised lands' beckoned the thousands of Baghdadi Jews who lived in Southeast Asia: the British Empire, on which 'the sun never set,' and the promised land of their religious tradition, Jerusalem. Almost Eng…

  • Almost Englishmen

    Almost Englishmen
    av Ruth Fredman Cernea

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739116463

    Before the Second World War, two golden "promised lands" beckoned the thousands of Baghdadi Jews who lived in Southeast Asia: the British Empire, on which "the sun never set," and the promised land of their religious tradition, Jerusalem. Almost Eng…

  • Future of Burma

    Future of Burma
    av David I. Steinberg

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819177773

    The history, political economy and international importance of Burma are considered in this volume with a mind to assessing whether the country is likely to follow the reforms in train in communist countries in Europe.

  • Beyond Borders

    Beyond Borders
    av Wen-Chin Chang

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801479670

    The Yunnanese from southwestern China have for millennia traded throughout upland Southeast Asia. Burma in particular has served as a "back door" to Yunnan, providing a sanctuary for political refugees and economic opportunities for trade explorers.…

  • The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma

    The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma
    av Michael D. Leigh

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474261944

    The string of military defeats during 1942 marked the end of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, finally destroying the myth of British imperial invincibility. The Japanese attack on Burma led to a hurried and often poorly organized evacuation of In…

  • The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma

    The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma
    av Michael D. Leigh

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441140906

    The string of military defeats during 1942 marked the end of British hegemony in Southeast Asia, finally destroying the myth of British imperial invincibility. The Japanese attack on Burma led to a hurried and often poorly organized evacuation of In…

  • Powerful Learning

    Powerful Learning
    av Michael W. Charney

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780891480938

    Powerful Learning challenges the notion of the court and the monastic order as static institutions by examining how competition within and between them prompted major rethinking about the intellectual foundations of indigenous society and culture. T…

  • Thailand's Hidden Workforce

    Thailand's Hidden Workforce
    av Doctor Ruth Pearson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848139855

    Millions of Burmese women migrate into Thailand each year to form the basis of the Thai agricultural and manufacturing workforce. Un-documented and unregulated, this army of migrant workers constitutes the ultimate 'disposable' labour force, endurin…

  • The Burmese Kitchen

    The Burmese Kitchen
    av Copeland Marks

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871317681

    Well-known writer and food historian Copeland Marks again uses his unique talent for making exotic cuisines available to the home cook in The Burmese Kitchen, the first cookbook to examine the delicious cuisine and culture of this Central Asian coun…

  • The River of Golden Sand 2 Volume Set

    The River of Golden Sand 2 Volume Set
    av William John Gill

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108019569

    William Gill (1843–1883) was an explorer and commissioned officer in the Royal Engineers. After inheriting a fortune from a distant relative in 1871, Gill decided to remain in the Army and use his inheritance to finance explorations of remote…

  • Road Past Mandalay

    Road Past Mandalay
    av John Masters

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780304361571

    The second part of the bestselling novelist's autobiography about his time in the Gurkhas during the second world war

  • Golden Parasol

    Golden Parasol
    av Wendy Law-Yone

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099555995

    At the time of Burma's military coup in 1962, the author was fifteen. A year later, her father Ed Law-Yone, daredevil proprietor of The Nation newspaper, was arrested and his newspaper shut down. Eventually, she was herself briefly imprisoned before…

  • Chinese in Colonial Burma

    Chinese in Colonial Burma
    av Yi Li

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137537010

    Using previously unexplored archives from colonial institutions and individuals, and primary materials produced by the Burmese Chinese, this comprehensive study investigates over a century of history of the Burmese Chinese under British colonial rul…

  • Chinese in Colonial Burma

    Chinese in Colonial Burma
    av Yi Li

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349710959

    Using previously unexplored archives from colonial institutions and individuals, and primary materials produced by the Burmese Chinese, this comprehensive study investigates over a century of history of the Burmese Chinese under British colonial rul…

  • Burma in Turmoil

    Burma in Turmoil

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604563115

    By the end of September 2007, the Burmese military regime had suppressed with force anti-regime protests that began in late August, escalated in mid- September, and were led by Buddhist monks and pro-democracy activists. This drew new protests from…

  • Democratic Transition in Myanmar

    Democratic Transition in Myanmar
    av Aung San Suu Kyi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814818964

    The Singapore Lecture series was inaugurated in 1980 by the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by a generous don…

  • Promoting Human Rights in Burma

    Promoting Human Rights in Burma
    av Morten B. Pedersen

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742555594

    Since 1988, when Burma's military rulers crushed a popular uprising, Western governments have promoted democracy as a panacea for the country's manifold development problems, from ethnic conflict to weak governance, human rights abuses, and deep-roo…