Timeline of Yangon

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Yangon, Myanmar.

Prior to 19th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

Map of Rangoon, 1911[10]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Smith 1882.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Gazetteer 1908.
  3. ^ a b c d Nwe 1998.
  4. ^ a b James 2004.
  5. ^ Morse 1823.
  6. ^ Britannica 1910.
  7. ^ a b c d Spate 1942.
  8. ^ Balfour 1885.
  9. ^ a b "Rangoon", Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1893, OCLC 3155661 
  10. ^ a b Murray 1911.
  11. ^ a b Cities And Sustainable Development: Lessons And Experiences from Asia And the Pacific. United Nations Publications. 2003. ISBN 9211203678. 
  12. ^ "Rangoon (Burma) Newspapers". WorldCat. USA: Online Computer Library Center. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1955. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 
  14. ^ Jayde Lin Roberts (2013), "Sin Oh Dan Street Lion Dance Competition", in Jeffrey Hou, Transcultural Cities, New York: Routledge, ISBN 0415631424 
  15. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1976). "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1975. New York. pp. 253–279. Rangoon 
  16. ^ "Historical Background". Yangon City Development Committee. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  17. ^ Seekins 2005.
  18. ^ a b "Burma Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  19. ^ "Burma stock exchange planned by Tokyo bourse". BBC News. 11 April 2012. 
  20. ^ "Explosion in Myanmar on anniversary of crackdown". New York Times. 25 September 2008. 
  21. ^ "Myanmar hosts first marathon in decades". Al Jazeera. 27 January 2013. 
  22. ^ "Children killed in Myanmar school fire". Al Jazeera. 2 April 2013. 

Bibliography[edit]

Published in the 19th century
  • Jedidiah Morse; Richard C. Morse (1823), "Rangoon", A New Universal Gazetteer (4th ed.), New Haven: S. Converse 
  • "Rangoon". Wright's Australian and American Commercial Directory and Gazetteer. New York. 1881. 
  • George Smith (1882), "Rangoon", Geography of British India, Political & Physical, London: J. Murray, OCLC 5876009 
  • Edward Balfour (1885), "Rangoon", The Cyclopaedia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia (3rd ed.), London: B. Quaritch 
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
  • Helen James (2004). "Rangoon". In Ooi Keat Gin. Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 1576077705. 
  • Donald M. Seekins (2005). "The State and the City: 1988 and the Transformation of Rangoon". Pacific Affairs. 78. 
  • Frauke Kraas; Hartmut Gaese; Mi Mi Kyi, eds. (2006). Megacity Yangon. Berlin: Lit Verlag. ISBN 3825800423. 

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