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Democracy and politics in Burma

Democracy and politics in Burma

a collection of documents

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Published by Govt. Print. Office of the National Coalition Govt. of the Union of Burma in Manerplaw, Burma .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy,
    • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-,
    • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1948-,
    • Burma -- History -- 1948- -- Sources

    • About the Edition

      Reproduction of documents, related to the period 1988 onwards, issued by the State Law and Order Restoration Council, Burma and National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma formed in exile by the winning candidates of the 1990 multiparty democratic general elections.

      Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Marc Weller.
      ContributionsWeller, M., Nuiṅʻ ṅaṃ toʻ Ṅrimʻ vapʻ Pi prāʺ mhu Taññʻ chokʻ reʺ ʼA phvaiʹ (Burma), National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS530.65 .D46 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 453 p. :
      Number of Pages453
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1064596M
      ISBN 109747315645
      LC Control Number93911719

        Burma’s experience confirms two important lessons of democratic transitions: Heroes of the struggle for democracy may not make great democratic leaders in the longer run, or . In , the British once again seized Lower Burma in the second Anglo-Burmese war, and by , Britain had annexed the whole country in the third Anglo-Burmese war. In , after decades of political resentment towards British rule, Aung San formed the Burma Independence Army in Japan and entered World War Two fighting on the Japanese side.

      On democracy, political, social, and economic conditions in Burma. Web Site. Ngo. electronic | Electronic (Form). Q&A: In the New Burma, ‘Democracy Alone is Not Enough’ BANGKOK, Aug 6 (Reporting ASEAN) – “I didn’t want to be a journalist, but of course I didn’t want to be a political prisoner either,” editor and author Kyaw Zwa Moe said, laughing.

        The Irrawaddy magazine’s editor, columnist and political talk-show host, Kyaw Zwa Moe is one of the most prominent chroniclers of the past three decades of Burma’s political drama. His new book is a timely reminder of recent history and the people who lived it, the lessons imparted should be guides for the present and future.   Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville is classic political theory — and even though it was written and published back in the s, it still Missing: Burma.


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