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Burma File A Question Of Democracy
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Burma File A Question Of Democracy

By Soe Myint

Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2004. First edition. Paperback. As New. A review of the state of Burma and the country's relationships with its neighbours at the beginning of the 21st century. The book includes an endorsement from the then Burmese Government. A possible indication of the book's political slant. 421 pages. Please see the scan of the contents page for further details.Weight: 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia

$22.36

The Burmese Connection: Illegal Drugs and the Making of the Golden Triangle
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The Burmese Connection: Illegal Drugs and the Making of the Golden Triangle

By Ronald D. Renard

Boulder, USA: Rienner, 1996. Paperback. Good. The author traces Burma's role in the international drug trade from the time of the British East India company onwards through to the period of Burmese military rule. He not only reports on the lucrative export trade, but also on local consumption during the period. 147 pages. The book has mild cover wear and there penciled annotations throughout. The binding is tight and the text clear with no tanning throughout.

$24.84

The Sea Gypsies of Malaya
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The Sea Gypsies of Malaya

By White, Walter Grainge

Bibliolife. Reprint. Paperback. New. 19-6-15. New. This is a reprint of the anthropological research carried out by the author in the early part of the 20th century while making a census of the Mawken.This was a period when this people were beginning to adapt to change. The author makes a plea for them to "develop on their own lines." His survey of the lives of the Mawken was extensive including their fishing and trading habits, their language, religion, their birth, mariage and death rituals and general way of life. 318 pages. Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia

$27.32