Where China Meets India: Burma and the new Crossroads of Asia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Thant Myint U

Where China Meets India: Burma and the new Crossroads of Asia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Thant Myint U year 2012
  • Book name: Where China Meets India: Burma and the new Crossroads of Asia
  • Author: Thant Myint U
  • Release date: 2012/5/17
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780571239641
  • Rating: 8.84 of 10
  • Votes: 726
  • Review by: Mohammad Boles
  • Review rating: 7.75 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: China and India have always been seperated not only by the Himalayas, but also by the impenetrable jungle and remote areas that once stretched across Burma. Now this last great frontier will likely vanish - forests cut down, dirt roads replaced by superhighways, insurgencies ended - leaving China and India exposed to each other as never before. This basic shift in geography is as profound as the opening of the Suez Canal and is taking place just as the centre of the world's economy moves to the East. Thant Myint-U has travelled extensively across this vast territory, where high-speed trains and gleaming shopping malls now sit alongside the last remaining forests and impoverished mountain communities. In Where China Meets India he explores the new strategic centrality of Burma, the country of his ancestry, where Asia's two rising giant powers - China and India - appear to be vying for supremacy. Part travelogue, part history, part investigation, Where China Meets India takes us across the fast-changing Asian frontier, giving us a masterful account of the region's long and rich history and its sudden significance for the rest of the world. Thant Myint-U is the author of The River of Lost Footsteps and has written articles for the New York Times, the Washington Post and the New Statesman. He has worked alongside Kofi Annan at the UN's Department of Political Affairs and currently works as a special consultant to the Burmese government.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History, Travel Writing, Guidebooks, Religion & Politics, Geopolitics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.16 USD
  • Dimensions: 125x200x25mm
  • Weight: 305g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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