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The Burma Delta

Michael Adas

The Burma Delta

economic development and social change on an Asian rice frontier, 1852-1941

by Michael Adas

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Rice trade,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-251) and index.

    StatementMichael Adas
    SeriesNew perspectives in Southeast Asian studies, New perspectives in Southeast Asian studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC422.Z7 B872 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24882085M
    ISBN 100299283542
    ISBN 109780299283544, 9780299283537
    LC Control Number2010054359

      A few days after Cyclone Nargis made landfall at the south-western tip of Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta on Friday May 2, , Nasa released a set . Going from Mandalay and Rangoon to poor delta backwaters and up to the old hill-station towns in the mountains of Burma's far north, Larkin visits the places where Orwell worked and lived, and the places his books live still.

      The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh. From the British invasion of Mandalay in , this lively novel of love, loss and longing sweeps across more than years of history in Burma. Again, much of the land registered to agriculturists was cultivated by men who were heavily indebted to money lenders.’ Furnivall, Political economy of Burma, pp. 61–2. When this passage is cited, only the latter part of this description by Furnivall is mentioned. See Adas, Burma delta, p. 73; and Brown, A colonial economy in crisis, p.

    ('Burma', Zed Books, ed. p) The 'Four Cuts' strategy - aimed at the civilian population Specific evidence of widespread destruction has been documented, often graphically, in Karen, Karenni, Chin, Kachin, Shan, Mon, Delta, Karen, Rohingya areas over the decades. The Irrawaddy Delta covers an area of over square miles with Rangoon, its most famous port and capital of all Burma from to Originally a vast inhabited wetland and jungle, much of it was cleared and cultivated by the British who annexed Lower Burma in


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