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TURMOIL IN BURMA:
Contested Legitimacies in Myanmar
David I. Steinberg


Foreword by Robert A. Scalapino

"[David I.] Steinberg's book takes on the most politically sensitive issues that entrench the deeply divided politics of Burma/Myanmar today. His prose is fluid, his analysis compelling, and his conclusion provocative. Turmoil in Burma is a testament to Steinberg's fifty years of judicious, lucid, patient, and evenhanded work on Burma/Myanmar."
---Dr. Mary P. Callahan, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

David I. Steinberg is an expert on Burma/Myanmar, North Korea and South Korea, Southeast Asia, and US policy in Asia. He is Distinguished Professor and Director of Asian Studies, Georgetown University. He was previously a representative of the Asia Foundation in Korea; Distinguished Professor of Korean Studies, Georgetown University; and President of the Mansfield Center for Pacific Affairs. Earlier, he was a member of the Senior Foreign Service; US Agency for International Development (AID); US Department of State, Director for Technical Assistance in Asia and the Middle East, and Director for Philippines, Thailand, and Burma Affairs. He spent three years in Thailand with the Regional Development Office. He has authored over ten books including Burma: The State of Myanmar and The Republic of Korea: Economic Transformation and Social Change Dr. Steinberg was educated at Dartmouth College, Lingnan University (Canton, China), Harvard University, and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

EastBridge Signature Books 370pp index, bibliography, maps


ISBN 1-59988-001-6 (pb) $29.95
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