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Myanmar: A Political History

Nehginpao Kipgen


The book examines the different aspects of Myanmar political history and how different domestic and international agencies played a role in the country’s political transition. It covers Myanmar in the following historical antecedent: pre-independence to the first civilian government; the subsequent political transition from civilian government to military dictatorship, and the transition from authoritarian regime to a democratic government. It attempts to help both academics and general readers who have research and teaching interests or a desire to understand some historical knowledge as to h ... More

Keywords: democracy, engagement, ethnic minority, federalism, military regime, political transition, sanctions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199466306
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466306.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nehginpao Kipgen, author
Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University