Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps

Explorations in Myanmar and global history

Explore Through Key Periods

Contemporary Myanmar and the World (1962-2018)

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Ancient Myanmar and the Ancient World (to 900AD)

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The 1950s at Home and Abroad

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Today's Hightlighted Post

1910

Colonial propaganda?
Colonial propaganda?
An English doctor examining a Burmese plague victim in Mandalay c. 1910.

Explore Myanmar History through a Timeline

About this project

The aim of this website is to promote interest in Myanmar's amazing history.Our hope is to challenge the often two-dimensional and uncritical views of history taught in Myanmar by reexamining key periods in the country's past. We would like as well to reveal the rich multicultural nature of Myanmar's history and its deep and ongoing ties to global events and trends.Finally, this website will also delve into the history of neighbouring regions, such as Yunnan in China and the Northeast in India, in the hope of introducing these places to a Myanmar audience.We believe that meeting Myanmar's many challenges today will require fresh imaginative thinking. This is turn will only be possible with a clear and critical understanding of Myanmar and global history.

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