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A Death In Passing
Series: Aung and Yamin Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,500. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
At an ancient spirit festival someone kills the most powerful spirit dancer in all of Burma. Aung, the singer of the king’s royal puppet troupe, and the mischievous, living puppet, Yamin, must weed through too many suspects to find the killer. But in a land of living spirits failure not only means the wrong person pays the price,but years of bad luck for all in attendance.
WALKING THE STREETS OF YANGON, The people, stories and hidden treasures of downtown cosmopolitan Yangon (Rangoon)
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This book is a guide to walking the downtown streets of Yangon. Here are the stories of the streets and the people that live in them. This book is also about the love of walking, of discovering the rhythms, streetscapes and hidden treasures of individual streets.
Burmese Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A female British journalist's independent travels around Burma in 2004 and 2005. There's poverty and politics but there's craziness too; a monastery of jumping cats? What's not to love?
Strolling Down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017 by Murni. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Strolling down the Streets of Old Rangoon: The History and the Buildings describes the colonial history of Burma under the British and the buildings built during that time, illustrated with colour photographs.
Doobie's Odyssey: Civet Coffee, Brothels, and the Andaman Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Craig Dobbins and his friend Zach as they explore Southeast Asia by any means available—bus, train, plane, boat, motorcycle, and on foot—bringing them to exotic locales: snorkeling off uninhabited islands; trekking in the oldest rainforest in the world; participating in an indigenous Lahu New Year's ceremony; working on remote farms (one in the process of developing a civet coffee operation).
The Role of the Military in Myanmar's Political Economy - Burma History, Tatmadaw, Colonial Rule, Socialist Period, Market Liberalization, Ethnic Insurgency, Coup, Private Enterprise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the role of Myanmar's military, the Tatmadaw, in the country's political economy. Using a hybrid of the new institutional economics and the developmental state model as the analytical framework, a historical comparative analysis reveals that the Tatmadaw was a major actor with a dominant role in shaping Myanmar's political economic institutions.
Spitfire Final Flight : The Incredible Story Of 36 Burmese Spitfires And The Extraordinary Plan To Steal One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Inspired by actual events. Suffering from the latter stages of Alzheimer's Frank “Winkle” Brown is a retired test pilot and World War Two veteran approaching his century year. When 36 pristine Spitfires are discovered buried deep within the Burmese jungle he gets a surprise visit from Grant Global Industries, with a most intriguing proposition.
The Great Unravelling: A Vincent Calvino Crime trilogy (Vincent Calvino Crime Novels Book 16)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 327,130. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Great Unravelling Trilogy, as this Calvino trilogy may be called, is about the desperation and hope of individuals seeking freedom who find themselves perilously constrained in Southeast Asia, where human rights and liberty are negatively geared by big men in power. It is safe to say that never before in the history of private detective fiction has there been the weight of discourse and...
Unconventional Warfare at the Operational Level: 1944 The Chindits in Burma in World War II - Intelligence, Sustainment, Leadership, METT-T, Mission, Enemy, Troops Available, Terrain, and Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reviews operational art and operational planning using the familiar framework of METT-T (mission, enemy, troops available, terrain, and time).
Guide to Field Marshall William J. Slim: The Great General of World War II, Pivotal Role of Air Mobility in the Burma Campaign, Theoretical Thinking and the Impact of Theory on Campaign Planning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,320. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces three reports and studies about Field Marshall William J. Slim and the famous Burma campaigns of World War II.