|Aung San Suu Kyi. Letters
from Burma. Penguin, 1998.
The human rights activist and political
leader who has spent years of her life under house arrest in Myanmar writes
about her country with hope and love.
Cummings, Joe, and Wheeler, Tony.
Myanmar. Lonely Planet Publications, 1996.
A detailed travel guide to Myanmar
with information about places to visit, and background on the country's
history and culture.
Maclean, Rory. Under the Dragon.
Maclean, a Canadian-born writer and
broadcaster who lives in England, travelled to Myanmar in 1997. He writes
of its people and landscape.
O'Brien, Harriet. Forgotten Land:
A Rediscovery of Burma. Michael Joseph, 1991.
A personal account by a woman who
spent a part of her childhood in Myanmar. She writes of the transformation
of a rich country and tries to explain its present situation.
Wright, K. David. Enchantment
of the World: Burma. Children's Press, 1991.
An introduction to Myanmar's history
and geography for young people, with many colourful photographs.