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The Making of Modern Burma
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Thant Myint-U, Myint-U Thant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"Burma has often been portrayed as a timeless place, a country of egalitarian Buddhist villages, ruled successively by autocratic kings, British colonialists and, most recently, a military dictatorship. The Making of Modern Burma argues instead that many aspects of Burmese society today, from the borders of the state to the
Burmese Manuscripts: Die Katalognummern 901-1015
Language: de
Pages: 159
Authors: Khaṅ Khaṅ Cu (Doʻ.), Anne Peters, Heinz Braun
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

Im fuenften Teil dieser Reihe wird die Beschreibung von birmanischen Handschriften aus dem Besitz der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek Muenchen fortgesetzt. Die 115 Codices enthalten Texte der kanonischen, nachkanonischen und au�erkanonischen Literatur des Buddhismus in Pali sowie �bersetzungen aus dem Pali ins Birmanische (nissayas), darueberhinaus aber auch zahlreiche nichtbuddhistische birmanische Texte und
Minorities and the Making of Postcolonial States in International Law
Language: en
Authors: Mohammad Shahabuddin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The ideological function of the postcolonial 'national', 'liberal', and 'developmental' state inflicts various forms of marginalisation on minorities, but simultaneously justifies oppression in the name of national unity, equality and non-discrimination, and economic development. International law plays a central role in the ideological making of the postcolonial state in relation
Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 1791
Authors: Keat Gin Ooi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Contains over eight hundred alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about topics related to the historical development and global influence of Southeast Asia, covering politics, war, religion, socioeconomics, ethnohistory, geography, and folklore.
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Mark Lawrence
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in the Nineteenth Century examines insurgency and counterinsurgency across the globe in the nineteenth century. The volume includes chapters from distinguished and rising historians from Europe, North and South America and covers irregular wars in Spain, Ireland, France, Latin America, China, USA, Africa, Central Asia and Burma.