Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2016

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199466306

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A Political History

Nehginpao Kipgen

  • The book studies the different aspects of Myanmar political history: pre-independence to the first civilian government; the subsequent political transition from civilian government to military dictatorship, and the transition from authoritarian regime to a democratic government; and the importance of ethnic nationalities in the peace process.
  • It looks at Myanmar's international relations: U.S.--Myanmar relations under President George Bush and President Barack Obama; examines Myanmar--China relations in three broad areas - politics, economy and military; India--Myanmar relations in the context of India's look-east policy; cooperation problems on human rights within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with respect to Myanmar.
  • It also looks at the different patterns of political transition under two military dictatorships in Southeast Asia: Myanmar and Indonesia.

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