Shan Of Burma, The: Memoirs Of A Shan Exile


by Chao Tzang Yawnghwe

Shan Of Burma, The: Memoirs Of A Shan Exile

Price:  US$35.93   (SGD49.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 276 pages
Published:  2010, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789812303967
SB#:  049295 (150)

About This Book

The author, Chao Tzang Yawnghwe, was a son of the first President of the Union of Burma. In this 2010 reprint of a 1987 account, he tells of his youth and involvement in the Shan resistance movement. He gives his version of Shan history and explains the complexity of Shan politics covering the issues of autonomy, Shan-Burmese relations, opium, and other contraband trade. He discusses the personalities involved in the war that is now more than 20 years old. The final part of this book is a compendium of who's who in Shan history and politics. The author passed away in July 2004.


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