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Golden Earth: Travels in Burma

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All of the color, gaiety, and charm of Burma springs to life with this master story-teller, despite the fact that at the time of his visit much of the country was controlled by insurgents.

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Overview

All of the color, gaiety, and charm of Burma springs to life with this master story-teller, despite the fact that at the time of his visit much of the country was controlled by insurgents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780907871385
  • Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
  • Publication date: 12/19/2003
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Map 10
1 Rangoon 11
2 Preparations 21
3 Dramatic Entertainment 26
4 Excursion to the Deep South 36
5 Mergui 60
6 Conducted Tour 73
7 Burmese Gaol 77
8 To Mandalay 83
9 Kings and a Prince 88
10 Anawrahta's Pagoda 106
11 By Lorry to Lashio 115
12 The Northern Shans 139
13 Protective Custody 179
14 Nam Hkam Bazaar 190
15 Circuit House, Bhamo 201
16 The Jade Country 207
17 Down the Irrawaddy 222
18 A Mild Alarm 229
19 Rangoon Express 239
20 Rival Parties 250
21 The Buffalo Dance 261
22 The Shwedagon 272
Index 283
About the author 289
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