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Trials in Burma

Maurice Collis

Trials in Burma

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Published by Faber &Faber, ltd in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collis, Maurice.,
  • Burma -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maurice Collis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS530.32.C64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p.l., 9-294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19096117M


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Trials in Burma is a memoir by Maurice Collis, an English author of Irish origin who served in Burma in the Indian Civil Service under the British Empire written in describing events in After postings at Arakan, Sagaing and elsewhere, Collis was district magistrate in Rangoon ina period when relations between Burmese, Indians and British.

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