Burmese Shadows

A picture book covering 25 years or reporting Burma, published by in 2012.

“Stunning photographs (...) bewildering diverse. A testament to a thrilling and varied career on the front line of Burmese history.” The Independent.

12 Chapters

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FROM BABELS TO BUDDHAS - Military, monks and making merit

BAPTISM OF FIRE - Ethnic armies

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HOW MANY WIVES? -  Missionary men and rebel spirits

LITTLE GENERALS - Child soldiers

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THE COPPER CHILD - Hard lives and daily struggles

JUNGLE SCHOOLS - DIY education

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POPPIES AND PILLS - Drugs, guns and the Golden Triangle

THERE WILL BE THOUSANDS - The 2007 monks’ uprising

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SCORCHED EARTH - Wrath and rebellion in ethnic territories

LOCKED IN HER MIND - Cyclone Nargis

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HUMANITARIAN COMMANDOS - Medical care in the black zones

FOREIGN CLIMES - The Burmese diaspora

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Photo-journalist, author
Thierry Falise