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Author Ralph, Saw 1930- author

Title Fifty years in the Karen revolution in Burma : the soldier and the teacher / Saw Ralph and Naw Sheera ; edited by Stephanie Olinga-Shannon ; with an introduction by Martin Smith
Published Ithaca : Southeast Asia Program Publications, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 172 pages)
Contents Early life -- Japanese occupation -- The revolution begins -- Walking across Burma -- Life as a soldier -- Family -- Revolution headquarters -- Psychological warfare -- Life after the revolution -- Childhood -- Burman harassment -- Bible school and missionary work -- Marriage -- Children -- The Karen Women's Organization -- The fall of Manerplaw -- Australia
Summary "A rare, intimate look inside the Karen people's liberation struggle against the Burmese armed forces, one of the longest ethnic insurgencies in the world (1949- ) through the eyes of a guerilla leader and his wife"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 27, 2020)
Subject Ralph, Saw 1930-
Sheera, Naw, 1932-
Karen National Liberation Army
Karen Women's Organization
Karen National Liberation Army.
Insurgency -- Burma -- Karen State
Karen (Southeast Asian people) -- Burma -- Biography
Autonomy and independence movements.
HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
Karen (Southeast Asian people)
Politics and government.
Burma -- Politics and government -- 1948-
Karen State (Burma) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Burma -- Karen State.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Sheera, Naw, 1932- author
Olinga-Shannon, Stephanie, editor
LC no. 2019019512
ISBN 1501746952
Other Titles 50 years in the Karen revolution in Burma