2003 Holland Prize

The Strings of Neutralism: Burma and the Colombo Plan

Ademola Adeleke
University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Volume 76 No.4, Winter 2003-2004, pp. 593-610

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Ademola Adeleke

Based on archival sources, Dr. Adeleke’s article recreates a sense of the intrigues and political posturing between the British, the Burmese and the Americans in this particular incident effectively to make a useful general point about the politics of aid.