Brave Men of the Hills

By: Parimal Ghosh

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Contents: Introduction. I. On the Banks of the Salween and the Irrawaddy: 1. The estate of the Myothugyi. 2. The Sangha. 3. The new regime. 4. The aftermath, first phase. 5. The aftermath, second phase. 6. Leaders of men. 7. The King's Conspiracy. 8. Revolt in the Periphery, Act I. II. In the heartland of Burma: 1. Crisis in upper Burma. 2. The new centre. 3. A people's revolt. 4. Of Kings, Officers and Churchmen. 5. The rank and file.6. The Gameplan. 7. Revolt in the Periphery Act II. III. The rape of Suvarnabhumi: 1. Metamorphosis. 2. Metamorphosis continued. 3. A new countenance. 4. A form of politics. IV. On top of the Alantaung Hill: 1. A prologue. 2. The rebellion. 3. The defeat of the Guerrillas. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. "An important piece of research. The author has made a significantly new contribution to our understanding of the Burmese popular response to the imposition of British colonial administrative and economic systems between 1825 and 1932. [a.] The book will be of interest to all historians of South East Asia and of peasant revolts'. (Professor R.H. Taylor, author of The State in Burma). "Burma was conquered by Britain in the course of three wars fought in 1825, 1852 and 1885, and colonial rule was to last till 1948, when Burma regained its lost independence. Throughout this period there were several armed uprisings against foreign rule and its social and economic ramifications. Printed Pages: 200

Title: Brave Men of the Hills

Author Name: Parimal Ghosh

Categories: Deffence/ MIlitary History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173042314

ISBN 13: 9788173042317

Binding: Hardcover

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