The Lady and the Generals: Aung san suu kyi and Burma'S Struggle for Freedom download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Popham

The Lady and the Generals: Aung san suu kyi and Burma'S Struggle for Freedom download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Popham year 2016
  • Book name: The Lady and the Generals: Aung san suu kyi and Burma'S Struggle for Freedom
  • Author: Peter Popham
  • Release date: 2016/4/9
  • Publisher: EBURY PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781846043727
  • Rating: 7.41 of 10
  • Votes: 119
  • Review by: Elle Abraham
  • Review rating: 8.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Total pages: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 54 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: She was a heroine of our time, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, a symbol of supreme courage in the face of tyranny. Then, in 2010, Burma's generals opened the door a chink: Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest, and her country began to change.Suu Kyi's acclaimed biographer, Peter Popham, describes what happened next. Travelling across the country, meeting aristocrats, monks and politicians, freedom fighters, punks and rebels, he shows how hope has slowly returned to the lives of ordinary Burmese. He also examines the fate of the hill tribes, and how the world's politicians and businessmen are striving for influence.But with greater openness, long-suppressed prejudices have burst into the open: intolerant Buddhist preachers have whipped up the latent hostility of the Burmese against people of other races and beliefs, especially the Muslim Rohingya.When Aung San Suu Kyi was elected to parliament, she began to negotiate with the military. Yet she has declined to take a firm stand on minority rights - to the dismay of many in the West. The Lady and the Generals offers a trenchant and compelling portrait of this fascinating country and asks where Burma and Suu Kyi herself - with her bravery, her brilliance and her limitations - are heading next.Praise for The Lady and the Peacock:'What a gift to our world and what a splendid telling of [Aung San Suu Kyi's life]. We are deeply indebted to Peter Popham for such a superb account' - Archbishop Desmond Tutu'Sensitive and moving' - Sunday Times'Beautifully written and compelling in every aspect' - Joanna Lumley'Warm and objective...will not be bettered for a long time' - Independent on Sunday
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H25M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Human Rights, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Political Leaders & Leadership, Freedom Of Information & Freedom Of Speech, Biography: General, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: WORD, BMP, DOC, DjVu, TXT, EPUB, TCR, PDF. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, ALZ, TAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 153x234x35mm
  • Weight: 673g
  • Printed by: Rider & Co
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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