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Four years in Upper Burma.

W. R. Winston

Four years in Upper Burma.

by W. R. Winston

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Published by C. H. Kelly in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma, Upper
    • Subjects:
    • Burma, Upper -- Description and travel.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.B81 W697
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 266 p.
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6082088M
      LC Control Number50043556
      OCLC/WorldCa6444125

      In a remote corner of Upper Burma, thousands are busy, seeking, searching, clawing at a mountain, prying loose boulders from the compact brown soil. Jack hammers pound out a rat-a-tat beat, punctuated by the occasional cymbal crash of pick and shovel, while a choir of coolies stand behind with baskets to carry the debris out of this earthen tomb.   James Nash, 42, passed away from his injures in hospital, two days after being shot by 'troubled' Alex Sartain, 34, with a 'handmade gun' in the front garden of his cottage in Upper Enham.

      This book examines approximately years of Burmese history, from the annexation of Upper Burma by the British at the beginning of J anuary until the devastation of Cyclone N argis in Myanmar (myän´mär, mēän´mär´) or Burma (bûr´mə), officially Republic of the Union of Myanmar, republic ( est. pop. 52,,), , sq mi (, sq km), SE is bounded on the west by Bangladesh, India, and the Bay of Bengal; on the north and northeast by China; on the east by Laos and Thailand; and on the south by the Andaman Sea.

        Exploring Burma Through George Orwell A new book explores Myanmar's people and brutal military junta by retracing George Orwell's path through Burma, where he . In one of the most intrepid travelogues in recent memory, Emma Larkin tells of the year she spent traveling through Burma, using as a compass the life and work of George Orwell, whom many of Burma's underground teahouse intellectuals call simply the stirring prose, she provides a powerful reckoning with one of the world's least free countries.


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