ERIC Number: ED059142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Area Handbook for Burma.
Henderson, John W.; And Others
This volume, one of a series of handbooks on foreign culture, is intended as a reference tool for military and other personnel requiring an objective, comprehensive, and balanced description of Burma's modern society. An analytical appraisal of social, economic, and political aspects is provided with emphasis on the interaction of these societal elements in an attempt to convey to the reader an understanding of people and country. A chapter describing the national defense and internal security is included. Additional features offered are a concise country data summary, glossary, index, and an extensive classified bibliography. Related documents are SO 002 053 through SO 002 058, and SO 002 429. (SJM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Burmese Culture, Communism, Cultural Context, Demography, Developing Nations, Economics, Foreign Culture, Geography, Governmental Structure, Guides, Institutions, International Relations, Military Organizations, Religion, Social Structure, Social Systems, Values
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Univ., Washington, DC. Foreign Area Studies.
Identifiers: Burma; Educational Systems
Note: Supersedes DA Pam 550-61, June 1968