Burma's Socialist Democracy

Some problems of practical politics

Continuity in Burma

The survival of historic forces

People of the Golden Land

Burmese character and customs

The Public Weal

Excerpts from speeches by the honorable U Nu, Prime Minister of the Union of Burma


An introduction

The Women of Burma

A tradition of hard work and independence

Burmese Music

A partnership in melodic sounds

The Early Art of Burma

Surviving Traditions from Pagan and Mandalay

Burmese Entertainment

Drama, dance, and film

Building a Nation

Goals for the future

Burma's Economy

An eye toward growth

Modern Burmese Literature

Its background in the independence movement

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine

Folk-Elements in Burmese Buddhism

Alchemy, spirits, and ancient rituals

The Concept of Neutralism

What lies behind Burma's foreign policy


Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more


Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.


What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world



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