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Living silence Burma under the military rule by Christina Fink

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Published by White Lotus, University Press, Zed Books, [Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave] in Bankok, Dhaka [Bangladesh], London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Burma -- Politics and government. -- 1962-1988,
  • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-275) and index.

StatementChristina Fink.
SeriesPolitics in contemporary Asia series, Politics in contemporary Asia series, Politics in contemporary Asia
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS530.6 .F56 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18325268M
ISBN 101856499251, 185649926X
LC Control Number00067458

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