Elliott Prasse-Freeman argues that a new book sacrifices analytical rigor for antipolitical “objectivity.”
Category: Book Review
Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly and Ian Holliday, Routledge, 2018, 452 pages.
Mael Raynaud reviews a new resource for scholarship on Myanmar.
Reshmi Banerjee reviews Jennifer Rigby’s telling of twelve remarkable Myanmar women and their life histories.…
Opening up Hidden Burma: Journeys With – And Without – Author Dr Bob Percival, edited by Keith Lyons, et.al, Tenko Press, 2018, 230 pages.
Elliott Fox enjoys this series of tributes to a much-missed friend of Yangon.
Bagan And The World – Early Myanmar and Its Global Connections edited by Goh Geok Yian, John N. Miksic and Michael Aung-Thwin, ISEAS, Singapore, 2018, 230 Pages.
Reshmi Banerjee explores the trans-border relevance of the archaeological site of Bagan.
The Cell, Exile, and the New Burma: A Political Education amid the Unfinished Journey toward Democracy by Kyaw Zwa Moe, Yangon, New Myanmar Publishing House, 2018, 245 Pages
David Scott Mathieson explores the new collection of essays by noted journalist Kyaw Zwa Moe,…
Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone by Stephen Campbell. Cornell University Press, 2018. 206 Pages.
Courtney T. Wittekind reviews Stephen Campbell’s account of migrant labor in Thailand.
Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma by Philip Woods, London, Hurst & Co., 2016, 206 Pages, ISBN: 9781849047173
Giulia Garbagni reviews a nuanced account of the challenges and contradictions of wartime journalism. Even…
Burma, Kipling and Western Music – The Riff from Mandalay by Andrew Selth, New York, Routledge, 2017, 293 Pages.
Reshmi Banerjee reviews Andrew Selth’s book on popular music in colonial Burma.
Hidden Words, Hidden Worlds – Contemporary Short Stories from Myanmar, Lucas Stewart and Alfred Birnbaum (eds.), British Council, London, 2017. Pp. 153.
Richard Roewer reviews a new collection of short stories from Myanmar writers.
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