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And what about the women of Burma?

Janis E. Nickel

And what about the women of Burma?

by Janis E. Nickel

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Published by Burma Issues in [Bangkok] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma.,
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Crimes against -- Burma.,
    • Women -- Burma -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Janis E. Nickel for Burma Issues.
      ContributionsBurma Issues (Organization)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65 N54 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 leaves :
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6856582M
      LC Control Number00365596

      The book ends on this disappointing note about how Burma should change. Maybe he is correct theoretically but the reality is unfortunately very different. After Thant Myint U’s grandfather died in there was a big disturbance in Burma.   The finest novel written on the English in Burma. It is set during the British invasion of , when a poor boy is lifted up on the tides of political and social chaos that shaped Burma and India. 4.

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      Burmese Indians (Burmese: ကုလားလူမျိုး; MLCTS: Hindu lu myui:) are a group of people of Indian origin who live in Indians have lived in Burma for many centuries, most of the ancestors of the current Burmese Indian community emigrated to Burma from the start of British rule in the midth century to the separation of British Burma from British India in For more than a year, the Online Burma/Myanmar Library - or has been undergoing a redesign and has not been fully accessible. Now it is restored and integrated, with a new structure and many more documents. Please use and explore the site and send us any feedback on structure and content to: [email protected].


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