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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 43 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book Equal Power: Gender Equality and How to Achieve It by Jo Swinson
    Equal Power: Gender Equality and How to Achieve It - by Jo Swinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786491893 | ISBN 10: 1786491893

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards (Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian)  Why is gender inequality so stubbornly persistent? Power. Even today, power remains concentrated in the hands of men right across the worlds of business, p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Murder Of Rosa Luxemburg by Klaus Gietinger
    The Murder Of Rosa Luxemburg - by Klaus Gietinger

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788734462 | ISBN 10: 1788734467

    On the tracks of the killers of Rosa Luxemburg.   The cold-blooded murder of revolutionary icons Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht in the pitched political battles of post-WWI Germany marks one of the greatest tragedies of the twentieth centu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women in the Room: Labour
    The Women in the Room: Labour's Forgotten History - by Nan Sloane

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788312233 | ISBN 10: 1788312236

    In February 1900 a group of men representing trade unionists, socialists, Fabians and Marxists gathered in London to make another attempt at establishing an organisation capable of getting working-class men elected to Parliament. The body they set up ... more

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  • Cover image of book An American Anarchist: The Life of Voltairine De Cleyre by Paul Avrich
    An American Anarchist: The Life of Voltairine De Cleyre - by Paul Avrich

    £14.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781849352680 | ISBN 10: 1849352682

    When it was first published, An American Anarchist marked a trail historians of American anarchism are still following today. Narrative-driven like all of Paul Avrich’s works, it presents Voltairine de Cleyre (1866–1912), one of the first promine ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Power of Politicians by Frances D’ Souza and Tessa Jowell
    The Power of Politicians - by Frances D’ Souza and Tessa Jowell

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912208074 | ISBN 10: 1912208075

    Edited and with an introduction by Claire Foster-Gilbert.   The Power of Politicians is an account of Tessa Jowell’s experience of entering politics and making effective sense of her role. Here, with Frances D’Souza, she gives fascinating insi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon by Rachel Reeves
    Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon - by Rachel Reeves

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788313070 | ISBN 10: 1788313070

    Alice Bacon was one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable female politicians.  Born and raised in the Yorkshire town of Normanton, she defied the odds to be elected Labour MP for Leeds North East in the 1945 General Election. Famed in her h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming by Michelle Obama
    Becoming - by Michelle Obama

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241334140 | ISBN 10: 0241334144

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.  In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unhinged: An Insider
    Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House - by Omarosa Manigault Newman

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471180439 | ISBN 10: 1471180433

    #1 New York Times Bestseller   The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current admin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning by Tariq Ali
    The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning - by Tariq Ali

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786637062 | ISBN 10: 1786637065

    Since 1989, politics has been a contest to see who can best serve the needs of the market. In this urgent and wideranging case for the prosecution, Tariq Ali looks at the people and events that have informed this development across the world. It is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everywoman: One Woman
    Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth - by Jess Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786090065 | ISBN 10: 1786090066

    Shortlisted for the Parliamentary Book Awards 2017: the perfect book for International Women's Day.   If you’re thinking, ‘Jess, who?’ then I’m glad that there was something about ‘Everywoman’ and ‘truth’ that caught your eye. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman
    A Woman's Work - by Harriet Harman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141983868 | ISBN 10: 0141983868

    When Harriet Harman started her career, men-only job adverts and a 'women's rate' of pay were the norm, female MPs were a tiny minority - a woman couldn't even sign for a mortgage. But, she argues, we should never just be grateful that things are bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jo Cox: More in Common by Brendan Cox
    Jo Cox: More in Common - by Brendan Cox

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473659186 | ISBN 10: 1473659183

    A touching and very human portrait of Jo Cox: daughter, mother, wife, sister, MP and aidworker. "Jo Cox's selfless service to others made the world a better place"(Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States) THE NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES B ... more

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  • 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 Everywoman: One Woman
    Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth - by Jess Phillips

    £14.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786330772 | ISBN 10: 1786330776

    If you’re thinking, ‘Jess, who?’ then I’m glad that there was something about ‘Everywoman’ and ‘truth’ that caught your eye.   Or you might already know me as that gobby MP who has a tendency to shout about the stuff I care abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stop the Clocks: Thoughts on What I Leave Behind by Joan Bakewell
    Stop the Clocks: Thoughts on What I Leave Behind - by Joan Bakewell

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349006116 | ISBN 10: 0349006113

    Now in her eighties, one of Britain's finest and most spirited women looks back on her life.   Joan Bakewell has led a varied, sometimes breathless life: she has been a teacher, copywriter, studio manager, broadcaster, journalist, the governme ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg by Kate Evans, edited by Paul Buhle
    Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - by Kate Evans, edited by Paul Buhle

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784780999 | ISBN 10: 1784780995

    A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg.  A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. But she was much more than just ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change by Caroline Lucas
    Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change - by Caroline Lucas

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846275951 | ISBN 10: 1846275954

    Caroline Lucas is an outsider, inside, fighting for parliamentary reform and for the interests of her constituents. She is a politician with a radical mission and a clear vision of how change can be achieved. From the NHS to corporate tax evasion, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg by Norman Geras
    The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg - by Norman Geras

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688717 | ISBN 10: 1781688710

    An important contribution to our understanding of twentieth-century Marxism During the first decades of the twentieth century, Rosa Luxemburg was the leader of the workers movement in Poland and Germany. She made a remarkable contribution to social ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat by Helen McCarthy
    Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat - by Helen McCarthy

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408837801 | ISBN 10: 1408837803

    Throughout the twentieth century and long before, hundreds of determined British women defied the social conventions of their day in order to seek adventure and influence on the world stage. Some became travellers and explorers; others business-owner ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: Volume 1: Economic Writings by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Peter Hudis
    The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: Volume 1: Economic Writings - by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Peter Hudis

    £29.95   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781687659 | ISBN 10: 178168765x

    First volume of a major project to publish the complete works of a remarkable social theorist  This first volume in Rosa Luxemburgs Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburgs most important statements on the glo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Passion for Freedom: My Life by Mamphela Ramphele
    A Passion for Freedom: My Life - by Mamphela Ramphele

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781784530426 | ISBN 10: 1784530425

    Mamphela Ramphele is a figurehead of modern South Africa. The partner of Steve Biko, until his death in 1977, she has demonstrated extraordinary political leadership and statesmanship, most recently as the leader of the Agang SA party.   In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everybody Matters: A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Everybody Matters: A Memoir - by Mary Robinson

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444723335 | ISBN 10: 1444723332

    Moving memoir from the first female President of Ireland, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Shortlisted for the Political Book Awards 2013 Political Book of the Year   The first woman President of Ireland, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Favored Daughter: One Woman
    The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future - by Fawzia Koofi and Nadene Ghouri

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230342026 | ISBN 10: 0230342027

    As America prepares to draw down its forces in Afghanistan, this story of survival and hope from avoice of the country's most oppressed group could not be more timely.  Born to the second of her father's seven wives in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tomorrow Is Now by Eleanor Roosevelt
    Tomorrow Is Now - by Eleanor Roosevelt

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780143106999 | ISBN 10: 0143106996

    As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963, Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become.   In bold, blunt prose, one of the gr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941 by Ann Matthews
    Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1923-1941 - by Ann Matthews

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781856359955 | ISBN 10: 1856359956

    During the War of Independence around 10,000 Irish women were actively involved in the fight for Irish freedom. So why, with the outbreak of Civil War and in the years following this conflict, did the role of women in Irish politics steadily decline ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP by D. Ben Rees
    A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP - by D. Ben Rees

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780957063105 | ISBN 10: 0957063105

    Dr D Ben Rees has brought to life the powerful and well-known Bessie Braddock who made politics attractive for 50 years on Merseyside.  She inherited from her mother, Mary Bamber, a Scot, her socialism and strengthened her determination to ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Introducing Thatcherism: A Graphic Guide by Peter Pugh and Carl Flint
    Introducing Thatcherism: A Graphic Guide - by Peter Pugh and Carl Flint

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848312982 | ISBN 10: 1848312989

    Compact Introducing guide to Britains first female and, probably, most divisive prime minister, and the thinking that guided her.  Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1979 to 1990 and in that time presided over the mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle by Ingrid Betancourt
    Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle - by Ingrid Betancourt

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844086139 | ISBN 10: 1844086135

    Ingrid Betancourt's story - her exemplary courage, spirit and resilience - has captured the world's imagination.   A politician and presidential candidate celebrated for her determination to combat the corruption and climate of fear endem ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosa Luxemburg: Ideas in Action by Paul Frlich
    Rosa Luxemburg: Ideas in Action - by Paul Frlich

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781608460748 | ISBN 10: 1608460746

    Written by a contemporary of (and sometime collaborator with) Rosa Luxemburg with an intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the German Social Democratic Party, this biography strikes the right balance between personal insight and political analy ... more

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  • Cover image of book Socialism or Barbarism: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg
    Socialism or Barbarism: Selected Writings - by Rosa Luxemburg

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745329888 | ISBN 10: 0745329888

    Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) was one of the most brilliant and passionate minds drawn to the revolutionary socialist movement. An outstanding social and economic theorist of the twentieth century, and a dedicated political activist, she proved willing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Climbing the Bookshelves: Shirley Williams - The Autobiography by Shirley Williams
    Climbing the Bookshelves: Shirley Williams - The Autobiography - by Shirley Williams

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844084753 | ISBN 10: 1844084752

    'The role of women in our society has changed out of all recognition. But it has changed least in the House of Commons. I want to describe those changes and the resistances to them through the magnifying glass of my own life, a life that coincides wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out by Malalai Joya
    Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out - by Malalai Joya

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846041501 | ISBN 10: 1846041503

    Malalai Joya is the youngest and most famous female MP in Afghanistan, whose bravery and vision have won her an international following. She made world headlines with her very first speech, in which she courageously denounced the presence of warlords ... 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 Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political and Literary Writings by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Mike Jones
    Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political and Literary Writings - by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Mike Jones

    £14.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780850366938 | ISBN 10: 0850366933

    Rosa Luxemburg, perhaps the most remarkable and original figure among German Marxist thinkers and activists, was one of the earliest victims of fascism, murdered in Berlin, in 1919. This volume presents selected political essays, writings previously ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michelle Obama: A Biography by Liza Mundy
    Michelle Obama: A Biography - by Liza Mundy

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847397508 | ISBN 10: 1847397506

    She can be funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Who is the woman Barack Obama calls "the boss"?   In Michelle, Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait, taking us inside the marria ... 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 Daughter of the East: An Autobiography by Benazir Bhutto
    Daughter of the East: An Autobiography - by Benazir Bhutto

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847390851 | ISBN 10: 1847390854

    Beautiful and charismatic, the daughter of one of Pakistan's most popular leaders - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, hanged by General Zia in 1979 - Benazir Bhutto is not only the first woman to lead a post-colonial Muslim state, she achieved a status approachin ... more

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  • Cover image of book House Music: The Oona King Diaries by Oona King
    House Music: The Oona King Diaries - by Oona King

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593096 | ISBN 10: 0747593094

    How does it feel to lose your job in front of 10 million people? To become an MP in your twenties? To ask a Government Whip for time to see your husband? To sleep on the floor while waiting to vote in the middle of the night? To represent the Secreta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai
    Unbowed: My Autobiography - by Wangari Maathai

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099493099 | ISBN 10: 0099493098

    'When I was a child, my surroundings were alive, dynamic, and inspiring. Even though I was entering a world where there were books to read and facts to learn - the cultivation of the mind - I was still able to enjoy a world where there were no books ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women
    The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women's Political Writings from Chartism to Suffrage - by Edited by Jane Aaron and Ursula Masson

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781870206907 | ISBN 10: 1870206908

    This innovative and ground-breaking anthology covers a century of Welsh women's political writings, from the 1830s to the 1930s; its diverse contributors include female Chartists, patriotic defenders of Wales and its language, feminists working for w ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq and the Misuse of Power by Clare Short
    An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq and the Misuse of Power - by Clare Short

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780743263931 | ISBN 10: 0743263936

    Winner of the Channel 4 Political Book of the Year award, An Honourable Deception? is Clare Short's riveting personal account of the events leading to Tony Blair's decision to ally himself with George W. Bush over Iraq, and her subsequent decision to ... 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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