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Title: An introduction (to "Burma: A Special Supplement")
Date of publication: February 1958
Description/subject: Burma: A Special Supplement: An introduction: by The Honorable U Kyaw Nyein, Deputy Prime Minister of the Union of Burma...Burma is a small country of eighteen million people, sandwiched between the two sub-continents of India and China and sheltered by a ring of high mountain ranges. In spite of occasional unsuccessful Chinese invasions, it stood as an independent kingdom for two thousand years, until 1885 when it was annexed by the British. It was at the height of its prosperity under the Pagan dynasty in the eleventh century, and the magnificent monuments and pagodas of that period which still stand intact at Pagan are a living testimony to the glory that was Burma..."
Author/creator: U Kyaw Nyein
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Atlantic"
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2008