Burma In Revolt: Opium And Insurgency Since 1948, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Burma In Revolt

Opium And Insurgency Since 1948, 1st Edition

By Bertil Lintner

Routledge

538 pages

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Description

This book explains how Burma's booming drug production, insurgency, and counter-insurgency interrelate—and why the country has been unable to shake off thirty years of military rule and build a modern, democratic society.

Table of Contents

1. "The Rangoon Government" 2. The Burmese Jigsaw 3. "Peace Within One Year" 4. The Secret War 5. Retreat to the Jungle 6. The Military Takes Over 7. The Communist Juggernaut 8. Guns, Drugs, and Ethnic Resistance 9. Burma in Upheaval 10. The Strife Continues

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies