Burma has lived under military rule for nearly half a century. The
results of its 1990 elections were never recognized by the ruling
junta and Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma's pro-democracy
movement, was denied her victory. She has been under house-arrest
ever since. Now an economic satellite and political dependent of
the People's Republic of China, Burma is at a crossroads. Will it
become another North Korea, will it succumb to China's political
embrace or will the people prevail? Michael Charney's book- the
first general history of modern Burma in over five decades - traces
the highs and lows of Burma's history from its colonial past to the
devastation of Cyclone Nargis in 2008. By exploring key themes such
as the political division between lowland and highland Burma and
monastic opposition to state control, the author explains the
forces that have made the country what it is today.
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