Author: Nicholas Ganz, Elena Jotow,
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Keywords: burma
Pages: 200
Published: 2009-06-29
Language: English
Category: Myanmar, Asia, History,
ISBN-10: 0500287872     ISBN-13: 9780500287873
Binding: Paperback (1st Ed.)
List Price: 19.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%

‘No ordinary travel guide…a must read.’—Wanderlust

What is the truth about life in Burma? Elena Jotow and Nicholas Ganz’s candid guide to this troubled but beautiful country offers a refreshing, often trenchant insight into its turbulent history and present struggles as well as its most impressive sights and the remarkable warmth of the Burmese people. For travelers, would-be travelers, and anyone curious to know more about this wonderful country and the vitality of the people’s resistance to the current regime, this book is required reading.
  • Unrivaled insight into this guarded, largely unexplored country
  • Over 250 photographs
  • Maps of the relevant divisions and states
  • History, the regions, ethnic peoples and key historic and cultural spots
Contents: Burma at a Glance • Past and Present • Rangoon Division • Irrawaddy Division • Arakan State • Mandalay Division and Mingun • Kachin State • Shan State and Maymyo • Karen State and Kyaiktiyo • The Hidden Reality • The Struggle for Freedom • Burma in Exile 200 color illustrations

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