The Yunnan --- Burma Highway and Yunnan Economy during the Periods of Anti-Japanese War

Li Cheng

Abstract


The Yunnan-Burma Highway is an important line of transportation explored for need of the war situation. This highway has not only played a positive role in the Anti-Japanese War of China and in the victory of Anti-Fascist war throughout the world, but has made significant contributions to alleviation of the economic pressure during the war, boost of local economic development in Yunnan, reinforcement of development of ethnic regions in the border area and intensification of the close relations between Yunnan and Burma as well as Southeast Asian countries.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ach.v2n2p159

Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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