See F. N. Trager, Burma: From Kingdom to Republic (1966); M. Htin Aung, A History of Burma (1967); H. Tinker, The Union of Burma (4th ed. 1967); N. Bixler, Burma: A Profile (1971); E. D. Smith, Battle for Burma (1979); D. Steinberg, Burma's Road to Development (1981); M. Smith, Burma: Insurgency and the Politics of Insurgency (1991); T. Myint-U, The Making of Modern Burma (2001), The River of Lost Footsteps (2006), and Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia (2011); M. W. Charney, A History of Modern Burma (2009).
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