The Shan of Burma: Memoirs of a Shan Exile

The Shan of Burma: Memoirs of a Shan Exile

Chao Tzang Yawnghwe

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812303967

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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 the personalities involved in the war that is now more than twenty years old. The final part of this book is a compendium of who's who in Shan history and politics. The author passed away in July 2004.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 389
Author Biography:The late Chao Tzang Yawnghwe graduated from Rangoon University in 1969 and passed away in July 2004.
Binding: Paperback
Keywords: Political Biography
Page count: 277
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20100430

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