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Ending the Cycle: A History of Rohingya Persecution, Analysis of Potential for Radicalization, and a Method for Attaining a Peaceful Resolution - Myanmar Muslim Minority Group Driven to Bangladesh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
In August 2017, the forced mass migration of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group in Myanmar, became world news after the country's military began to drive thousands from their homes. Within months, an estimated 671,000 Rohingya had left the country.
The Impact of Political Liberalization on Sino-Myanmar Cooperation - Detailed History from the Pauk-Phaw Period to the USDP Years, Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD, the Rohingya Challenge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Using a historical comparative analysis of bilateral cooperation from the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP), and the National League for Democracy (NLD) years, this study indicates that political liberalization temporarily weakened Myanmar's foreign policy with China, which historically has been characterized as Pauk-Phaw, or fraternal.
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions: The Cases of Iran, North Korea, Myanmar, and Cuba - Factors Determining the Value and Outcome of Sanctions and Promotion of Democratic Reforms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This study investigates what factors influence the effectiveness of economic sanctions in changing behavior of targeted states. U.S. and UN leaders often turn to economic sanctions rather than military force to achieve international political objectives, believing that sanctions are as effective as, and more humane than, military force.
Promises of Political Dialogue: Changes in Myanmar's Ceasefire Process - President Thein Sein and the Border Guard Forces (BGF), Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with Tatmadaw National Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
Myanmar's central government has wrestled with ethnically linked violence and separatism since its independence in 1948. Bilateral ceasefire efforts in the late 1980s and early 1990s achieved partial success, as many ethnic minority groups agreed to the ceasefires.
A Helping Hand for Refugees
Price: Free! Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018 by Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration & Emigration
The world today is facing what may possibly be the greatest tragedy it has ever witnessed that creates massive waves of refugees. Everyday, more and more people are forced to leave behind their devastated countries to seek shelter elsewhere. Their difficult voyages tear families apart, create scenes of little bodies washed up on shores and countless disasters that put humanity to shame.
Beautiful Rohingyas
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The name “Rohingya” refers to a group of people suffering the worst oppression in the world; however, the plight of these people is barely heard or talked about in the media and their right to exist is being utterly denied. Even worse, they are deprived of their freedom of speech to speak out against the offenses they face.
Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar: Sights Uncovered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar – three countries steeped in tradition. From the ancient city of Angkor-Cambodia, which lay buried beneath the jungle foliage for 400 years; to charming Luang Prabang-Laos, where centuries-old traditions endure; to Myanmar where thousands of pagodas dot the landscape and communities live and work on the waters of Inle Lake as they have for several hundred years.
Opening up Hidden Burma: Journeys With - And Without - Author Dr Bob Percival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A unique anthology of insightful and quirky travel tales from enigmatic Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) spliced with heartfelt biography and loving reminiscences about Australian author, walking guide and Burmaphile Dr Bob Percival. "Above all else", writes Lucas Stewart, "this book poignantly reminds us all that even in the silent corners of the world, there are lives worth remembering."
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: 28,870. 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?