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The Trouser People

A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire

by Andrew Marshall

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Asia - Southeast,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History / Asia,
  • Fiction,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8787209M
    ISBN 101582432422
    ISBN 109781582432427

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In The Trouser People, Andrew Marshall recounts his ambitious crisscrossing of contemporary Burma, which emerges as isolated, heartbreaking, fitfully resilient, and, to Western eyes, certainly, often exotically unfathomable.

Marshall's compass is the life of a now-obscure Victorian adventurer, Sir George Scott/5(38). Part travelogue, part history, part reportage, "The Trouser People" recounts the story of George Scott, the eccentric British explorer, photographer, adventurer, and later Colonial Administrator of Burma, who introduced the Empire's best game (soccer) to Burmese natives.

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The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire4/5(1). The Trouser People Book Summary. An offbeat and thrilling journey through a lost colonial heritage--and a powerful expose of Burma's modern Media Reviews.

The Bloomsbury Review - Lew Lefranz, [Marshall] is an adventurous traveler, but is also determined to Readalikes. The stroke of midnight. The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire Paperback – J by4/5(1). My book The Trouser People, about football and dictatorship in Burma, was a New York Times Notable Book and was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award.

I am also co-author of The Cult at the End of the World, a prescient account of Japan's homicidal Aum Reviews: Buy The Trouser People: A Story of Burma in the Shadow of Empire First Edition by Andrew. Marshall (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on.

Andrew Marshall's travel book, The Trouser People, has been dressed up as a football tale, but fails to score on either level Skip to main content The Guardian - Back to homeAuthor: Will Buckley. The trouser people: a story of Burma--in the shadow of the Empire by Marshall, Andrew, Pages: The Trouser People is a book that describes Andrew Marshall's travels and experiences in contemporary Burma.

But, unfortunately, Marshall also insists on making more of it. It turns out that in the days of Empire there was a pretty interesting Richard Burton-like character, "a natural imperialist who was instrumental in imposing British colonial rule in Upper Burma.".

Excerpt from The Trouser People by Andrew Marshall, plus links to reviews, author biography & more. Summary BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

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The stroke of midnight on Augliberated million people from the British Empire. With the loss of India, its greatest colony, Britain ceased to be a superpower, and its. MISS BURMA By Charmaine Craig An historical family saga in the classic sense, Charmaine Craig’s Miss Burma puts a twist on things by setting the book in the tumultuous Burma of the 20th century, from the time of British colonialism, through to independence and Ne Win’s seizure of power.

It focuses on the shifting fortunes of a non-Burman family swept up in the turmoil, as they take. The trouser people. [Andrew Marshall] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Marshall. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Burma's generals were the new colonialists –- the new Trouser People. It was no coincidence that Aung San Suu Kyi had described the democracy movement as 'the second struggle for independence'.

This struggle had many front lines –- military, political, cultural, personal –- and I was sleeping on one of them. THE TROUSER PEOPLE: BURMA IN THE SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE. This new edition of Andrew Marshall’s classic book on Burma includes a gripping eyewitness account of the Saffron Revolution, the democratic uprising led by Buddhist monks.

The Trouser People reader reviews and comments, and links to write your own review (Page 1 of 1). Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry find something quite interesting in "The Trouser People," Andrew Marshall's book about Burma, on the first episode of the British comedy quiz show Q.I.Get this from a library!

The trouser people: a story of Burma--in the shadow of the Empire. [Andrew Marshall] -- Part travelogue, part history, part reportage, The Trouser People is an enormously appealing and vivid account of Sir George Scott, the unsung Victorian adventurer who hacked, bullied, and charmed.

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