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Myanmar, a cultural profile

Swarnalatha Vemuri

Myanmar, a cultural profile

by Swarnalatha Vemuri

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Published by Anti-Racism, Multiculturalism and Native Issues (AMNI) Centre, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burma -- Civilization.,
  • Burma -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwriter, Swarnalatha Vemuri.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [35]
    ContributionsGeorge, Usha., University of Toronto. AMNI Centre., Canada. Ontario Administration of Settlement and Integration Services.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20590468M
    ISBN 100772778728
    OCLC/WorldCa173248145

    The culture of Myanmar has been highly influenced by Buddhism, the Mon people, India, Thailand, China, and more recently, Great Britain. Myanmar has a very complex history. For much of its contemporary history, Myanmar has been ruled by a military dictatorship, leading . Karen often flavor their meals, such as curry dishes, with chilies and add spices such as turmeric, ginger, cardamom, garlic, tamarind, and lime juice. Food Considerations and Taboos. There are many food taboos that exist in traditional Karen culture, especially in regards to illness.

    This profile provides information about the richly diverse histories, cultures, and backgrounds of the refugees from Burma, with a focus on the Burmans (the country’s majority ethnic group), the Karen and their various subgroups, andFile Size: 2MB. With more than 50 percent of the land covered in natural forests, Myanmar draws many guests interested in ecotourism. Myanmar also has beaches and a warm climate on the coasts. The country only.

    Chin State is located in the southern part of northwestern Burma (Myanmar), bordered by Bangladesh and India to the west, Rakhine State to the south, and Magwe and Sagaing Divisions to the east. The entire state is ab square miles, an area slightly smaller than Switzerland. The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for world entities. The Reference tab includes: a variety of world, regional, country, ocean, and time zone maps; Flags of the World; and a Country Comparison function that ranks the country information and.


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