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Contents (i ¿iv desk editor material attached separately) vi Frontispiece vii Contents viii List of Maps ix List of Tables xi Preface xiii Acknowledgements xiv List of Abbreviations 1 Looking at Ne Win¿s Burma: why and how 1 2 Looking at Ne Win¿s Burma: sources and evidence 21 3 Ne Win¿s Burma and it Contexts: socialist and military 34 4 Ne Win¿s Burma and its Contexts: isolationism, authoritarianism, Buddhism and the popular response 61 5 Rice: the failing driving force 82 6 Rice: sustained failure and unsustainable success 101 7 Teak and Timber: primacy by default 126 8 Minerals: new profits and old 140 9 Distributional Crisis: socialism, shopkeepers, and service providers 167 10 Distributional Crisis: the alternatives 186 11 Insurgencies and Drugs 208 12 What Happened Next 239 13 What now? Afterwords and Afterwards 270 Bibliography 00 Index 00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Myanmar -- Economic conditions -- 1948-.
Myanmar -- Economic policy.