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The Long Walk Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,020. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When the Japanese invaded Burma the British Army had families of the 2 infantry Regiments that needed evacuating the 1,000 miles to Calcutta by train, river boat, trekked through the jungle & bus. The story is told by 7 year old Freddie who together with his mother endured the journey to safety. All this time his father was fighting the enemy and there was no way of keeping in contact with him.
Burma (Myanmar) in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Burmese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Rangoon, Mandalay, Theravada Buddhism
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Burma (Myanmar).
92 Attraktionen in Myanmar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: German. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Das exotischste Land in Asien ist wohl Myanmar. In diesem Buch, werden 92 Attraktionen von Myanmar vorgestellt, die sich lohnen, zu besichtigen. Attraktionen in Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan und anderen Orten. Dazu auch noch Tipps und Tricks, und vieles mehr. Lassen Sie sich überraschen, von einem exotischen Land, das Sie sicherlich nicht enttäuschen wird.
The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
You set the price! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
The Front of Beyond
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
‘The Front of Beyond’ is a collection of travellers’ tales. It describes my wanderings around East Asia and elsewhere. In China I tried to nip across borders in militarised zones. I stuck my nose into parts of Burma where the authorities didn’t want me to go. I delved into parts of Kurdistan. I had a look at the Sahara, being chased by the army. I hitched and bussed across borders in East Africa.
Mingalaba, A Glimpse Of Myanmar
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A photo ebook and a personal journey to Myanmar, from the busy streets of Yangon to the calm shores of Inle Lake, from Buddhist monks to smiling children with thanaka covered faces. This ebook takes you to Myanmar in 100 pages divided in four sections of high quality photos by João Almeida.
A Land Like None You Know
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Burma (or Myanmar as it is now called) is in the news for all the wrong reasons. It has been ruled for many years by a ruthless, repressive junta, it suffers regular earthquakes and the cyclone of May 2008 left more than a hundred thousand people injured, homeless or dead.