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Oxford University Press, USA

Adam Roberts

Timothy Garton Ash

CIVIL RESISTANCE & POWER POLITICS : The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present
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Christina Fink

the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute

Ph.D(social/cultural anthropology)

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UC Berkeley

Living Silence: Burma

Under Military Rule (Zed Books, 2001)

Converging Interests: Traders, Travelers, and Tourists in

Southeast Asia (University of California at Berkel


Peter Carey, Magorzata Gorska

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For an overview of contemporary political issues in Burma, see David I. Steinberg, Burma: The State of Myanmar (Washington DC:

Georgetown University Press, 2001). For an engaging historical account, see Thant Myint U, The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma
(New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2006).

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The Burmese military regime is not invincible, but for a domestic non-violent movement to effect change, it may
need to be almost perfectly executed and strongly supported by members of the international community.

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