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Title LinkNowhere to be home : narratives from survivors of Burma’s military regime / [compiled and] edited by Maggie Lemere and Zoë West ; with a foreword by Mary Robinson.
Imprint San Francisco : McSweeneys Books, c2011.
Description 495 p. :  map ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Voice of witness )
Series ( Voice of witness.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Contents: Thailand -- Malaysia -- Bangladesh -- Burma -- USA
Summary Decades of military oppression in Burma have led to the systematic destruction of thousands of ethnic minority villages, a standing army with one of the world"s highest number of child soldiers, and the displacement of millions of people. Nowhere To Be home is an eye-opening collection of oral histories exposing the realities of life under military rule. In their own words, men and women form Burma describe their lives in the country that Human Rights Watch has called "the textbook example of a police state".--p. [4] of cover.
Subject LinkHuman rights -- Burma.
LinkBurma -- Social conditions.
LinkMilitary government -- Burma.
LinkBurma -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Add.Author LinkLemere, Maggie.
LinkWest, Zoë, 1984-

System Number 000663169
ISBN Link9781934781951
Link9781936365029 (pbk.)
Link1936365022 (pbk.)

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