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The Trouser People

A Story of Burma in the Shadow of the Empire

by Andrew Marshall

  • 290 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Asia - Southeast,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History / Asia,
  • Fiction,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8787209M
    ISBN 101582432422
    ISBN 109781582432427


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In The Trouser People, Andrew Marshall recounts his ambitious crisscrossing of contemporary Burma, which emerges as isolated, heartbreaking, fitfully resilient, and, to Western eyes, certainly, often exotically unfathomable. Marshall's compass is the life of a now-obscure Victorian adventurer, Sir George Scott/5(38).

Part travelogue, part history, part reportage, "The Trouser People" recounts the story of George Scott, the eccentric British explorer, photographer, adventurer, and later Colonial Administrator of Burma, who introduced the Empire's best game (soccer) to Burmese natives.

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The Trouser People Book Summary. An offbeat and thrilling journey through a lost colonial heritage--and a powerful expose of Burma's modern Media Reviews. The Bloomsbury Review - Lew Lefranz, [Marshall] is an adventurous traveler, but is also determined to Readalikes.

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