Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 September 2013

470 Pages | 4 maps & 8 halftones


ISBN: 9780197265550

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Being and Becoming Kachin

Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Mandy Sadan

OUP/British Academy

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

  • Original research into Burma, a country of increasing international importance
  • Gives a long term overview of the conflict in Kachin
  • Gives context to hopes for Burma's reintegration into mainstream world politics
  • Extensive use of local interviews, expressing interpretations that are absent in most political and historical accounts of Burma