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Title: Building a Nation
Date of publication: February 1958
Description/subject: "Today a whole new nation is being built in Burma — politically, socially, and economically. Part of the task is physical: to repair war damage and create enough industrial capacity to improve living standards and make out country self-sustaining; an even greater part is social and psychological: to educate a people long held down by colonialism in the ways of democracy and self-development. Because there is very little private capital in Burma, the major responsibility has inevitably fallen upon the Government. Its greatest efforts are now being applied to such fields as these..."
Author/creator: U Thant
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Atlantic
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2008

Title: U Thant, Profile
Alternate URLs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U_Thant
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003