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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:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the life and work of the political activist from Myanmar who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aung San Suu Kyi.; Aung San Suu Kyi.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judy L Hasday
ISBN: 9780791094358 0791094359
OCLC Number: 79004256
Description: 122 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
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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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  Read more...

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