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Author Name    Tucker, Shelby

Title   Among Insurgents Walking Through Burma

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London The Radcliffe Press (2000)

ISBN Number    1860645291 / 9781860645297

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   11883

Lower corners are bumped but is otherwise nearly fine, unmarked. The dust jacket has matching bumps to the lower corners, the spine is slightly faded. No chips or tears. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 386 pages;
Among Insurgents describes the author's journey into Burma through a border area of China closed to foreigners, through the Shan and Kachin States, and out of Burma via an area of India closed to foreigners. En route, he was detained by Communist insurgents, handed over to Kachin insurgents and arrested by the Indian Army. Among Insurgents also examines the symbiotic relationship between the civil war in Burma and the international drugs trade. The author interviewed growers of opium poppies and leaders on both sides of the narcotics divide, and his report to the US National Security Council may have contributed to Washington’s changed perception of the Burmese Army as the main player in the trade.
; Signed by Author

Burma Military History

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