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Published by Library of Congress Office, Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in New Delhi, Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Burma


  • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-,
  • Burma -- Economic conditions -- 1948-,
  • Burma -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesSoutheast Asia ephemera collection., Br-CLR-72.1
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 99/63403 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination29 microfiches.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL157141M
LC Control Number99932668

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John Okell, now retired, was for many years Lecturer in Burmese at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He is the author of First Steps in Burmese and A Reference Grammar of Colloquial Burmese and coauthor of Burmese/Myanmar: A Dictionary of Grammatical Forms, and he continues to teach short courses in Thailand, in Burma, in Spain, in the USA, and at SOAS/5(16). InvIsIble newcomers: refugees from burma/myanmar and bhutan In the unIted states 7 are high school dropouts (the highest of any AAPI group) and 31 percent possess a college degree or beyond. • An alarming 30 percent of Burmese Americans live below the . Reviewed in the United States on J It is an excellent book with remarkable pictures. I am very interested in Southeast Asian History and find that this book provides very useful information on ancient Burmese by: 7. The Burmese population within the United States remains extremely small. Though Asian Americans are the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States, representing percent of the total population, there are only about 7, Burmese Americans.

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