The Union of Burma

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The Union of Burma

By Hugh Tinker
Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of International Affairs), 1957
424 pp. $6.75

This is a general survey of Burmese history, politics and society since the achievement of independence in 1948. While the years have witnessed numerous serious problems the author is optimistic about Burma's future--should her northern neighbor not try to move in.

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