Title: The Making of Modern Burma
Author: Thant Myint-U
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2001-04-02
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0521780217
Number Of Pages: 292
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. The book will be an important resource for students and policymakers as a basis for understanding contemporary politics and the challenges of the modern state, as well as for historians interested in British colonial expansion during the period.
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