In Search of Chin Identity: A Study in Religion, Politics and Ethnic Identity in Burma

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by Lian H. Sakhong

Written by an exiled former Secretary General of the Chin National League for Democracy, this study contains valuable data on the Chin and their role in the history of Burma, and provides a clear analysis of the close relationship between religion, ethnicity and nationalism.

"Written for a wide audience interested in issues of ethnicity, religion and historial change." - Konstantinos Retsikas, University of Sussex, Aseasuk News no. 35, Spring 2004

Long engaged in the struggle of the Chin people of Myanmar for a better future and winner of the Martin Luther King Prize for 2007 in Sweden, Dr. Lian Hmung Sakhong is Minister of Federal Union Affairs in the National Unity Government of Burma/Myanmar.

Publication year: 2003
304 pp / 229mm x 152mm
3 maps
ISBN: 978-87-91114-15-1, Hardback

NIAS Press