Tradition and Modernity in Myanmar: Proceedings of an International Conference Held in Berlin from May 7th to May 9th, 1993, Volume 1

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LIT Verlag Münster, 1994 - History - 231 pages
In May 1993 noted scholars from eleven countries who share a common interest in Burma/Myanmar irrespective of the considerable diversity of their special fields met on the occasion of the international conference "Tradition and Modernity in Myanmar" organized by the Department of Southeast Asian Studies of the Centre of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin. Their papers on problems of religion, history, politics, ethnicity, language, culture provide a survey of international research work on this country having as their common denominator the role of tradition with special reference to present times.
Part one of this two-volume set covers the fields of history and politics, Part two culture, social life, and language.
 

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Contents

Ralf Hoffmann Passau
223
UAye Kyaw New York
237
Preface
242
Swapna Bhattacharya Calcutta
251
Michael AungThwin DeKalb
262
Manuel Sarkisyanz Heidelberg
271
Di Crocco Bangkok
273
Bekker Arlington
287
Ohno Toru Osaka
305
Burman St Petersburg
327
Sylvia FraserLu Potomac
343
Yuri K Barskov St Petersburg
346
Jan Bečka Prague
367
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