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Related booklists: World Fiction - Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma
    The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Freedom - by Peter Popham

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846043734 | ISBN 10: 1846043735

    Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, is a symbol of supreme courage in the face of tyranny. Released from house arrest in 2010, she led her party to a dramatic victory in Burma’s first free general election in a generation.   Acclaime ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burma
    Burma's Spring: Real Lives in Turbulent Times - by Rosalind Russell

    £9.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9786167339559 | ISBN 10: 6167339554

    Burma’s Spring documents the struggles of ordinary people made extraordinary by circumstance. Rosalind Russell, a British journalist who came to live in Burma with her family, witnessed a time of unprecedented change in a secretive country that had b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything is Broken: Life Inside Burma by Emma Larkin
    Everything is Broken: Life Inside Burma - by Emma Larkin

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847081896 | ISBN 10: 1847081894

    On 2 May 2008, an enormous tropical cyclone made landfall in Burma. The cyclone wreaked untold havoc, but the regime, in an unfathomable decision of near-genocidal proportions, blocked international aid from entering the country, and provided little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Genocide: Voices of the Karen of Burma by Daniel Pedersen
    Secret Genocide: Voices of the Karen of Burma - by Daniel Pedersen

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781905379620 | ISBN 10: 1905379625

    It is almost 60 years since the Karen took up arms against the Burmese dictatorship to fight for an independent homeland, but theirs is a nationalist struggle that shows no sign of exhaustion.   Secret Genocide is a scholarly book on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom From Fear by Aung San Suu Kyi
    Freedom From Fear - by Aung San Suu Kyi

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141039497 | ISBN 10: 0141039493

    Aung San Suu Kyi, human-rights activist and leader of Burma's National League for Democracy, was detained in 1989 by SLORC, the ruling military junta. In 1995 she was freed from six years' house arrest in Ragoon, where she was held as a prisoner of c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Voice of Hope: Conversations with Alan Clements by Aung San Suu Kyi
    The Voice of Hope: Conversations with Alan Clements - by Aung San Suu Kyi

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846041433 | ISBN 10: 1846041430

    "Aung San Suu Kyi is a remarkable and courageous human being. Listen to her voice and be inspired... Burma is the next South Africa."(Archbishop Desmond Tutu) Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi stands alongside Mahatma Gandhi, the Dalai Lam ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfect Hostage by Justin Wintle
    Perfect Hostage - by Justin Wintle

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099491156 | ISBN 10: 009949115x

    Like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi is an iconic figure, and the best-known prisoner of conscience alive today.  Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, at great personal cost she has steadfastly opposed B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma
    Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma's Frontiers - by Edith Miranted

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9789745240506 | ISBN 10: 9745240508

    A new memoir of the author's journeys among the brave indegenous peoples of some of Asia's most remote and violent regions. Knowledgably obsessed with Burma's struggle for freedom, American artist/activist Mirante breaks laws and infiltrates borders, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burma: The Curse of Independence by Shelby Tucker
    Burma: The Curse of Independence - by Shelby Tucker

    £24.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780745315416 | ISBN 10: 0745315410

    The Burmese Civil War began 12 weeks after Britain granted Burma independence in 1948 and has continued ever since. This book defines its core causes for readers who are new to the subject or baffled by its complexities.  It shows how Burman "He ... more

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  • Cover image of book Among Insurgents: Walking Through Burma by Shelby Tucker
    Among Insurgents: Walking Through Burma - by Shelby Tucker

    £10.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780007127054 | ISBN 10: 0007127057

    At the age of 53, Shelby Tucker set out to cross Burma on foot from China to India when land access to Burma was forbidden.  Tucker had a rucksack, a diary and some inaccurate maps. He recruited a 6ft 4" Swede, Mats, whom he had met on the train ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aung San Suu Kyi: Standing Up for Democracy in Burma by Bettina Ling
    Aung San Suu Kyi: Standing Up for Democracy in Burma - by Bettina Ling

    £11.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781558611979 | ISBN 10: 1558611975

    When Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, she was unable to accept the prize in person. The military dictatorship controlling her country, Burma, had placed her under house arrest for her efforts to establish a democratic gover ... more

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