The 200-page Burma Storybook documents contemporary Myanmar from literary censorship to freedom of expression, as seen through the eyes of 17 poets.
Davies’ book is a highly readable account of World War II in Myanmar that bears relevance even to today’s situation, writes Lintner.
Wade’s book is a useful and somewhat controversial contribution to the ongoing debate over the conflict that is tearing Rakhine State apart, writes Lintner.
Reshmi Banerjee reviews Jayde Lin Roberts’ book on the Sino-Burmese in Yangon.
Michael Vatikiotis looks at modern Southeast Asia and the power dynamics and conflicts that shape one of the world’s fastest growing regions.
This volume can be considered a genuine attempt to examine the character of conflict transformation in Myanmar, writes Dulyapak Preecharush.
The 200-page Burma Storybook is about contemporary Myanmar, as seen through the eyes of 17 Myanmar poets.
Courtney Wittekind reviews a new book on Buddhism and political thought by Matthew J. Walton.
Anne Décobert delves into the politics of providing humanitarian aid to those displaced by war in Burma.
U Kyaw Win’s story of an exiled life, rooted in Burma, linked to India, and lived out in the USA and across the globe.
Humphries’ excellent photos and their captions give a flavor to the area and the conflict not seen in any other work on the subject, writes Lintner.
Perhaps even Donald Trump should read this book to better understand how the CIA exercises power from behind the scenes, writes Bertil Lintner.
Aung Naing Oo falls short of providing real insight into Burma’s complicated peace process in this collection of essays, writes Bertil Lintner.
The book outlines the dangers inherent in ceasefire agreements not being accompanied by a commitment to political change, writes BertilLintner.
An author explores how activists, religious leaders, ethnic voices and other civil society members pursue divergent agendas for change.