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Author Topich, William J.
Title The history of Myanmar / William J. Topich and Keith A. Leitich.
Publisher Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2013.
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 Book Stacks  DS528.5 .T67 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 173 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-165) and index.
Contents Timeline of historical events -- Myanmar : an introduction -- Prehistory : the emergence of civilization in early Myanmar -- Bagan (1044-1287) and small kingdoms (1287-1531) -- The Toungoo (1531-1599) and restored Toungoo dynasties (1599-1752) -- The Konbaung dynasty (1752-1885) -- The British conquest of Burma -- Burma under colonial rule -- The Japanese conquest of Burma -- From independence to military dictatorship : Burma 1948-1962 -- Myanmar 1962-1988 : the dictatorship of Ne Win -- Revolutionary upheaval and aborted democracy, 1988-1990 -- Continued dictatorship and lost hope, 1990-2007 -- Political turmoil and natural catastrophe, 2007-2008 -- Contemporary Myanmar : optimism and caution -- Notable people in the history of Myanmar.
ISBN 9780313357244 (alk. paper)
0313357242 (alk. paper)
Series Greenwood histories of the modern nations
Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Subject Burma -- History.
Alt Author Leitich, Keith A.

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