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Burma Behind the Mask -OVERPRICED$$
- Subject: Burma Behind the Mask -OVERPRICED$$
- From: cd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 16:13:00
Subject: Re: Burma Behind the Mask -OVERPRICED$$$$$
sorry- but you really should do something about the price, its way too
bloody expensive, to be ridiculous, unfortuately, especially for
students, when the money should go elsewhere
i suggest you scan it on the net! or lower the price to a more
> From: bcn@xxxxxxxxx (Burma Centrum Nederland)
> Subject: Burma Behind the Mask - announcement
> Burma Behind the Mask, Published in AMSTERDAM The Netherlands April 1997
> 'My country is full of beauty but therer is also great ugliness in the form
> of greed and cruelty that engender corruption and fear...This book reveals
> what lies behind the beautiful facade that makes the country so enticing to
> visitors...' From the foreword by Aung San Suu Kyi.
> The Burma Centre Netherlands is pleased to aanounce the publication of Burma
> behind the mask. This book, edited by Jan Donkers and Minka Nijhuis, and
> with a preface by Aung San Suu yi, was originally published in Dutch in
> August 1996.
> The book begins with personal accounts from the Dutch journalists Jan
> Donkers and Minka Nijhuis of their travels in Burma between 1991 and 1994.
> The second chapter gives an overview of Burmese history, esplaining the
> roots of the present political crisis. Subsequent chapters describe the ways
> in which the military controls every aspect of life in Burma, their plans
> for developing tourism and how tourism will impact the general population.
> This is followed by a quick survey of the situation in each admiistrtaive
> division. The final chapter focuses on a few practical aspects of visiting
> Burma. The book is illustrated with photographs by Dutch photographer Jan
> Banning, and a collection of cartoons by various Burmese artists.
> Edited by Jan Donkers & Minka Nijhuis
> Photography by Jan Banning
> Published by the Burma Centrum Nederland
> The book can now be ordered through the Burma Centre Netherlands
> pricelist including postage
> Europe 1 copy: 25 US$, 2 copies: 47 US$
> Australia, New-Zealand and Canada 1 copy: 26 US $, 2 copies: 50 US$
> All other countries 1 copy: 30 US$, 2 copies: 57 US$
> - * - Organisations that wish to to use the book for campaign-purposes, are
> kindly invited to contact us for more copies.
> We prefer to receive amounts in cash, by sending banknotes in an enveloppe.
> Otherwise, the financial transactions will be costly for both sender and
> You can also send a Eurocheque in Dutch Guilders (do not forget pass/card
> Alternatively, send a postal money order or a bank cheque, but then you need
> to add 10 US$ to the amount!
> If you send us the money by bank-transfer, also add another 10 US$. For
> transfers trough a bank, use this swift code: VSB-UNL-2-U, our
> bankaccountnumber is 188.8.131.525