A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma


For almost fifty years Burma was ruled by a paranoid military dictatorship and isolated from the outside world. A historic 2015 election swept an Aung San Suu Kyi-led civilian government to power and was supposed to usher in a new golden era of democracy and progress, but Burma remains unstable and undeveloped, a little-understood country. Nothing is straightforward in this captivating land that is home to a combustible mix of races, religions and resources. ‘A Savage Dreamland’ reveals a country where temples take priority over infrastructure, fortune tellers thrive and golf courses are carved out of war zones.

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