Burma in revolt : opium and insurgency since 1948 / Bertil Lintner.

"Lintner's account is interspersed with numerous anecdotes gleaned from personal research and interviews. Individuals are given features and personality in the complicated "jigsaw" of Burma's modern history. Beginning with the shock of Aung San's murder in 1947, Lintner...

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Main Author: Lintner, Bertil.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chiang Mai, Thailand : Silkworm Books, 1999.
Edition:Second edition.
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Summary:"Lintner's account is interspersed with numerous anecdotes gleaned from personal research and interviews. Individuals are given features and personality in the complicated "jigsaw" of Burma's modern history. Beginning with the shock of Aung San's murder in 1947, Lintner retraces events from the 1920s that led to this disastrous event and continues his narrative up to the present, navigating the reader through webs of intrigue involving power, politics and drugs. Key players are the Rangoon government, the ethnic resistance, the Communists, the Kuomintang, and the US government."--Jacket.
Physical Description:xiv, 558 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 530-543) and index.
ISBN:9747100789
9789747100785