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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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Murder in the Secretariat
  • 1. The Rangoon Government (1948-49)
  • 2. The Burmese Jigsaw
  • 3. "Peace Within One Year" (1950-51)
  • 4. The Secret War (1951-55)
  • 5. Retreat to the Jungle (1955-62)
  • 6. The Military Takes Over (1962-68)
  • 7. The Communist Juggernaut (1968-78)
  • 8. Guns, Drugs and Ethnic Resistance (1976-87)
  • 9. Burma in Upheaval (1987-89)
  • 10. The Military Reasserts Power (1989-1997)
  • Epilogue: A Deluge of Narcotics
  • App. 2. Burma's Civil Strife
  • A Chronology
  • App. 3. Rebel Armies and Anti-Government Groups
  • App. 4. Men and Women of Burma's Insurgency
  • App. 5. Burma's "Thirty Comrades."