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The Shan of Burma: Memoirs of a Shan Exile
In this highly personal account, the author, Chao Tzang Yawnghwe, a son of the first President of the Union of Burma, tells of his youth and involvement in the Shan resistance movement. He gives his version of Shan history and explains the complexity of Shan politics covering the issues of autonomy, Shan-Burmese relations, opium, and other contraband trade. He discusses th ...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
(first published January 1st 2010)
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