9781934781951

Nowhere to Be Home : Narratives from Survivors of Burma's Military Regime

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  • ISBN13:

    9781934781951

  • ISBN10:

    1934781959

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-04-12
  • Publisher: McSweeney's
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Summary

Decades of military oppression in Burma have led to the systematic destruction of thousands of ethnic minority villages, a standing army with one of the world’s highest number of child soldiers, and the displacement of millions of people.

Nowhere to Be Home is an eye-opening collection of oral histories exposing the realities of life under military rule. In their own words, men and women from Burma describe their lives in the country that Human Rights Watch has called “the textbook example of a police state.”

Author Biography

Maggie Lemere has traveled and worked in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. She holds an MA in international peace & conflict resolution from American University in Washington, D.C. Maggie focuses her writing and photography projects on human rights; she has worked on Burma issues in the U.S. and Southeast Asia.

Zoe West is an independent writer working on new media storytelling, social change, and the arts. Zoe has lived and worked in Southeast Asia, Central America, and Europe.

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