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Understanding Prostitutes and Prostitution in Democratic Burma, 1942–62 State Jewels or Victims of Modernity?
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2011)
Prostitution in Burmese society, as in many South East Asian countries, is a taboo subject. Unlike prostitution in countries such as Thailand, however, prostitution in Burma does not attract strong media or scholarly ...
Debate on Southeast Asia – An Idea Whose Time Is Past?
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2012)
Commercial Burmanization: two adverts by Burmah Oil Company in postcolonial Burma
(International Institute for Asian Studies, 2012)
Burma gained independence on 4 January 1948. Immediately after independence, Burmese media launched a campaign to ‘resurrect’ the country’s ‘lost’ culture. Bamakhit newspaper argued that the building of a new nation must ...
The Languages of Pyidawtha and the Burmese Approach to Naitonal Development
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2013)
Burma’s first well known welfare plan was entitled Pyidawtha or Happy Land, and it was launched in 1952. In vernacular terms, the literal meaning of Pyidawtha is ‘Prosperous Royal Country’. The government’s attempt ...