The Hidden History of Burma
Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century
Precariously positioned between China and India, Burma’s population has suffered dictatorship, natural disaster, and the dark legacies of colonial rule. But when decades of military dictatorship finally ended and internationally beloved Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi emerged from long years of house arrest, hopes soared. World leaders such as Bara...
Sep 05, 2019Another book I hugely enjoyed is the forthcoming Hidden History of Burma by Thant Myint-U. It should be read for the pleasure of the author's prose, but it is also vital background reading to anyone trying to understand the Rohingya crisis or the complexities of South Asia. – source