Funeral To Be Held Monday For CSOM's Maung

(12-18-98)--A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, at the George F. Doherty and Sons Funeral Home of Wellesley for Prof. Mya Maung (CSOM), 65, who died yesterday.

Visiting hours at Doherty and Sons will be on Sunday, Dec. 20, from 2-4 p.m.

A 32-year member of the Finance Department, Maung was an expert on the social, economic and political history of Burma, his native country. His books included the recently published The Burma Road to Capitalism: Economic Growth Versus Democracy, and Totalitarianism in Burma: Prospects for Economic Development, The Burma Road to Poverty and Burma and Pakistan: A Comparative Study in Development. He also authored articles in the Christian Science Monitor, The Nation, and the Journal of Asian Economics, among others.

In 1991, Maung was invited by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee to participate in the ceremony awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to Burmese dissident Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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