Loading...
Reach Banner
Keywords
Last name
Institution

Myanmar

"Myanmar" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
A republic of southeast Asia, northwest of Thailand, long familiar as Burma. Its capital is Yangon, formerly Rangoon. Inhabited by people of Mongolian stock and probably of Tibetan origin, by the 3d century A.D. it was settled by Hindus. The modern Burmese state was founded in the 18th century but was in conflict with the British during the 19th century. Made a crown colony of Great Britain in 1937, it was granted independence in 1947. In 1989 it became Myanmar. The name comes from myanma, meaning the strong, as applied to the Burmese people themselves. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p192 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p367)


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myanmar" by people in this website by year, and whether "Myanmar" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2007
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
People Expand Description
_
Similar Concepts expand description
_
Top Journals expand description