Myanmar Naingngandaw (Union of Myanmar)
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1785 the Alaugpaya dynasty of Burma conquered Arakan in the south-west. Arakanese refugees fled into India in large numbers and turned Chittagong into a base for guerrilla raids on Burma, thus provoking reprisal raids into India by Burmese forces.


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Further Reading

  1. Carey, P. (ed.): Burma: The Challenge of Change in a Divided Society. London, 1997Google Scholar
  2. Herbert, P., Burma [Bibliography]. Santa Barbara and Oxford, 1991Google Scholar
  3. Lintner, B., Outrage: Burma’s Struggle for Democracy. 2nd ed. London, 1990Google Scholar
  4. O’Brien, H., Forgotten Land: a Rediscovery of Burma. London, 1991Google Scholar
  5. Silverstein, Josef: Burma, Military Rule and the Politics of Stagnation. Cornell, 1977Google Scholar
  6. Smith, M., Burma: Insurgency and the Politics of Ethnicity. London, 1991Google Scholar
  7. Suu Kyi, Aung San, Freedom from Fear and Other Writings. London, 1991Google Scholar
  8. Taylor, R. H., The State in Burma. London, 1987Google Scholar
  9. National statistical office: Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Rangoon.Google Scholar

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