Kyaw Thet

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Dr.
Kyaw Thet
ကျော်သက်
Born 1921
Rangoon, British Burma
Died 2008 (2009) (aged 87)
Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
Residence Yangon
Nationality Burmese
Citizenship Burmese
Alma mater University of Rangoon
Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
University of London
Scientific career
Fields Burmese history
Institutions University of Rangoon
Influences Htin Aung

Dr. Kyaw Thet (Burmese: ကျော်သက်, pronounced [tɕɔ̀ θɛʔ]; 1921–2008) was a historian of Burma, and longtime professor of Burmese and Eastern History Studies at the University of Rangoon. Of Burman, Mon and Chinese descent,[1] he received his bachelor's degree at the University of Rangoon, and master's and doctorate degrees at the University of London.[2] He was also a visiting professor at Yale University.[3]

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  1. ^ Kyaw Thet (1958). "The Atlantic monthly". 201. Atlantic Monthly Co.: 117. 
  2. ^ Kyaw Thet (1962). History of Union of Burma (in Burmese). Yangon: Yangon University Press. p. A. 
  3. ^ "Burma, Buddhism, and Neutrality". Edward Murrow's "See It Now". CBS. 

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