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The Rise and Fall of the Communist Party of Burma By Bertil Lintner
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One of Asia’s longest running communist insurrections ended on the night of April 16, 1989. Its cessation was not the outcome of a successful government offensive or of a generous amnesty... More > policy, but of an all-out mutiny within the rank-and-file of the Communist Party of Burma (CPB). That night, thousands of mutineers stormed the CPB’s headquarters at Panghsang, a small town near the Chinese frontier in the Wa Hills of Burma’s northeastern Shan State. The rebellious troops seized the well-stocked armoury and other buildings, while the CPB’s aging, staunchly Maoist leadership fled headlong across the Nam Hka River into China. For the first time in history, a Communist insurgency had been defeated from within its own ranks. This is the story of the rise and fall of one of Asia’s longest-lasting and most powerful communist insurgencies. The book includes maps and unique photographs as well as charts showing how the CPB was organized before it collapsed in 1989.< Less
Maid in Thailand By Kristen Evelyn Rossi
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Have a new maid? Struggling to communicate? Maid in Thailand, is a tri-lingual guide and cookbook to dealing with your household help and them with you”! Have a new maid? Struggling to... More > communicate? Maid in Thailand steps in and provides chapters on polishing domestic skills as well as a western cookbook with starters, sides, mains, drinks and desserts! Plus menu options, a glossary with foreign ingredients and a conversion chart too!< Less
Kahlia Akasha Jet Strike By Jimmy Boom Semtex
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A secret mission to Burma to destroy their secret weapon projects and stop a future war. The risks are off the scale. Will the daring flight crew make it back alive? Over mirror smooth black... More > Pacific waters under an arcing dark sky full of a billion stars, my stealth warplane ghosts towards her targets on her mission of war. She is a wraith of non existence with the looks of a Goddess, doing her work to stop the devil. Soon she will be over her target. Let the fun begin... KAHLIA AKASHA returns...< Less
A Descriptive Grammar of Daai Chin By Helga So-Hartmann
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Volume 7 in the STEDT Monograph Series presents A Descriptive Grammar of Daai Chin, Helga So-Hartmann’s 2008 doctoral dissertation (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of... More > London). This is the most detailed and sophisticated grammar of a Chin language to have appeared since Eugénie J.A. Henderson’s classic (1965) study of Tiddim (Northern Chin group). The Daai language is an important member of the Southern Chin group, with about 45,000 speakers. Chin State is in western Myanmar, and the Daai Chin people live in the interior of the Southern Chin Hills in about 160 villages spread out over the four townships Mindat, Kanpetlet, Paletwa and Matupi.< Less
Test By Ain Chann Myay~
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Through Aspen's Golden Eyes By Allison Holland
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Story of Aspen the Burmese Cat. His life and travels from Colorado to Texas to Hawaii back to Texas.
A Karenni Home By Alexandra et al.
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This picture book by Burmese refugees in the USA illustrates the parts of a traditional Karenni home in the Kayah state.
The Kachin: Lords of Burma's Northern Frontier By Bertil Lintner
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Remarkable for their military prowess, their receptivity to Christianity, and their intricate all-embracing kinship network, the Kachins are a hardy mountain people living in the remote hills of... More > northern Burma (Myanmar), and on the peripheries of China and India. During the Second World War they strongly sided with the Allies in defending Burma against the Japanese, earning themselves sobriquets such as “amiable assassins” and “Gurkhas of Southeast Asia”. After Burma’s independence in 1948, the Kachins were given their own state, but in the early 1960s they went to war again, this time fighting for autonomy for their homeland. For half a century, funded largely by the world-renowned jade trade they control, they maintained their armed insurgency, playing a key role in Burma’s internecine struggles. In 1994 the Kachins and the Burmese government signed a cease-fire agreement. However, in June 2011 government forces broke the truce and war flared anew in the Kachin hills.< Less
Three Special Books at the British Library - Ramayana Story - Depiction of King Mindon's Donations - Treatise on Cats By Richard Estes
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Book #960: Three Special Books of the British Library. Ramayana Story about 1870 in Burmese at Myanmar. Depiction of King Mindon's Donations at Various Places from 1853 to 1857 in Burmese at Myanmar.... More > Treatise on Cats about 1850 in Thai at Thailand. British Library at London, England.< Less
How Come We No Fall Off? - Tutoring Refugee Children in an American School By Elizabeth M. Stratford
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Refugees are a new challenge to our American schools. One educator and one middle school in North Carolina has developed a volunteer tutoring program to help refugee students learn our language,... More > succeed in school and integrate into our American society.< Less

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