SOAS University of London

Charney Recognised for 'Choice' Burma Book

28 January 2010
A History of Modern Burma

A book by Michael W. Charney, a senior lecturer in the History department, has been chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice magazine.

Choice is published by the Association for College and Research Libraries ( and is the pre-eminent review journal for academic libraries in North America.

Dr. Charney's book, A History of Modern Burma, was among 652 monographs in 54 disciplines chosen from the 7,000 titles reviewed by Choice in 2009.