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Aung San Suu Kyi : activist for democracy in Myanmar

Author: Judy L Hasday
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2007.
Series: Modern peacemakers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a military junta took power in Myanmar in 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi - the daughter of General Aung San, who negotiated Burma's independence from Britain in 1947 - entered Burmese politics to work for democratization. This biography tells about this woman who, despite being faced with odds, continues to work toward democratic reforms in Myanmar.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hasday, Judy L., 1957-
Aung San Suu Kyi.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2007
(DLC) 2007002069
(OCoLC)79004256
Named Person: Aung San Suu Kyi.; Aung San Suu Kyi.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judy L Hasday
ISBN: 9781438104416 1438104413
OCLC Number: 228411002
Description: 1 online resource (122 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Life-changing call --
Land of the pagodas --
General's dream --
Martyr's daughter --
International education --
Life of one's choosing --
8-8-88 --
Personal sacrifice for sake of country --
The lady.
Series Title: Modern peacemakers.
Responsibility: Judy L. Hasday.

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