Tharaphi Than

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Tharaphi Than got her BA in Biology and Sociology from Grinnell College, Iowa, after which she went to the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London for an MA in Southeast Asian Studies and a PhD in History. Her first monograph on Women in Modern Burma was published by Routledge in 2014, and her research interests include borderlands of Burma, censorship, print media, and women. She teaches at Northern Illinois University during the academic year and spends her summer travelling and doing research in Burma/Myanmar. 

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Casinos and Borderland Politics in Mongla, Burma