(Article of book - 2009)

Document title

History of the Shan State : from its origins to 1962

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SAI AUNG TUN ; LUBEIGT G. (Auteur des parties liminaires) ;


Comprehensive reference book, for all Shan scholars, divided in 20 chapters. 1- The Shan in Myanmar, 2- Shan State, 3- The Shan hegemony in Upper Myanmar from 1287 to 1555, 4- Relations between the Myanmar kings and the Shan Chiefs, 5- political situation in the Shan States before the British occupation, 6- A military expedition to the Shan States, 7- Pacification of the Cis-Salween States, 8- The British occupation and the settlement of Frontier problems, 9- The British administration in the Shan States, 10- The Japanese conquest of Myanmar. Occupation and partition of the Shan States, 11- The first multinational political Conference at Panglong in 1946, 12- Postwar political developments in the Shan States, 13- A second Pang long Conference and its historic Agreement, 1947, 14- The Kuomintang incursion into the Shan State, 15- The Shan State Council, 16- The transfer of feudal power to the Shan State Government, 17- Proposal for revising the Constitution, 18- The All States Conference at Taunggyi, 19- The Federal Principle, 20- The coming of the Coup d’Etat. The A concludes in saying that the most significant consequence of the coup was that it left the country without a constitution from 1962 to 2007, and that it made it very difficult for Myanmar to return to the road to democracy. - (GL)



ISBN : 978-974-9511-43-5

Editor : Silkworm Books, Chiang Maï - THAILANDE (2009)

Millesime : 2009  [654 p.]

Bibliographic references : 16 p.

Collation : fig., cartes, glossaire, index




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