G from the Paleolithic to 2013 I enjoyed each segment and "learned a ot about each era I d recommend it to "a ot about each era I d recommend it to wanting to earn about this very interesting place other than in the medi. T the civilian government introduced and the ramifications of the country's new international status It also assesses the implications of the 2012 by elections the ensuing political dynamics among various stakeholders and the continuing socio economic challenges facing Myanmar in the twenty first century The most comprehensive history of Myanmar ever published in the English anguage this book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Southeast Asian history and will surprise challenge and inform in eual measure.
Michael Aung-Thwin Õ 8 SummaryI enjoyed this book despite "the negative reviews I had previously The authors are pretty clear with easy enses "negative reviews had previously seen The authors are pretty clear with easy enses will view the history and politics of the various kingdoms and. In A History of Myanmar since Ancient Times Michael Aung Thwin and Maitrii Aung Thwin take us from the sacred stupas of the plains of Pagan to grand colonial era British mansions revealing the storied past and rich culture of this country The book traces the traditions and transformations of Myanmar’s communities over nearly three millennia from the relics of its Neolithic civilization to the splendors of its pre colonial kingdoms its encounters with British colonialism and the struggles for the republic that followed the end. States Overall the book challenged but maybe did not entirely change the
way that I viewed the country the impact of colonialism and trajectorythat I viewed the country the impact of colonialism and trajectory the "The chapters cover everythin. Of World War II The authors also consider the complexities of present "chapters cover everythin. Of World War II The authors also consider the complexities of present day in Myanmar and examine the key political events and debates of the ast twenty five years that have brought the world’s attention to the country By exploring current developments within the broader patterns of Myanmar's history culture and society they provide a nuanced perspective on the issues and uestions surrounding Myanmar’s future This updated edition considers the changes that have taken place since the elections of 2010 the reforms tha.