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By Aung San Suu Kyi

ISBN-10: 0141039531

ISBN-13: 9780141039534

For the final fiftenn years of Burma's demanding background, Aung San Suu Kyi has been the inspirational chief of makes an attempt to revive democracy to her nation. In those fifty-two items she paints a brilliant, poignant but essentially confident photograph of her homeland. She inspires the country's seasons and surroundings, customs and festivities, and describes an inspirational pilgrimage to the Buddhist abbot of Thamanya. She celebrates the brave military officials, lecturers and actors who've supported the nationwide League for Democracy, usually at nice own threat, and she or he units out a entire programme for fiscal reform. A passionate suggest of higher health and wellbeing care and schooling, and the necessity for moral overseas funding in Burma's destiny, Aung San Suu Kyi finds an acute perception into the effect of political judgements on usual people's lives. She examines the poor traumas inflicted on little ones of imprisoned dissidents - youngsters allowed to work out their mom and dad for fifteen mins each fortnight - the impact of inflation at the nationwide nutrition and of country repression on traditions of hospitality. One woman's imaginative and prescient, humanity and dedication to political and ethnic concord received her get together an overpowering victory within the elections of could 1990; each aspect of her character is powerfully displayed the following.

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A Note on Economic Policy 12. Months and Seasons 13. Visiting Rites 14. A Baby in the Family 15. Days of Rest 16. Union Day Dances 17. An Eventful Week 18. A Few Introductions (1) 19. A Few Introductions (2) 20. A Special Introduction 21. Taking Tea 83 22. The Beautiful and the Ugly 23. Old Songs 24. Water Festival (1) 25. Water Festival (2) 26. Water Festival (3) 27. A Fishy Episode 28. Repairing the Roof 29. Rain Thoughts 30. Eight Years Ago 31. A Dissident's Life (1) 32. A Dissident's Life (2) 33.

Repairing the Roof 29. Rain Thoughts 30. Eight Years Ago 31. A Dissident's Life (1) 32. A Dissident's Life (2) 33. A Friend in Need 131 34. July: A Month of Anniversaries 35. Mystery Weekend 36. Communication 37. Death in Custody (1) 38. Death in Custody (2) 39. Death in Custody (3) 40. Teachers 41. Some Problems of Definition 42. Misrule of Law 43. Uncivil Service (1) 44. Uncivil Service (2) 45. Strange Siege 46. Sequel to the Siege 47. Continuum 48. Tribute 49. Operation Anarchy 50. Respite 51.

Months and Seasons 13. Visiting Rites 14. A Baby in the Family 15. Days of Rest 16. Union Day Dances 17. An Eventful Week 18. A Few Introductions (1) 19. A Few Introductions (2) 20. A Special Introduction 21. Taking Tea 83 22. The Beautiful and the Ugly 23. Old Songs 24. Water Festival (1) 25. Water Festival (2) 26. Water Festival (3) 27. A Fishy Episode 28. Repairing the Roof 29. Rain Thoughts 30. Eight Years Ago 31. A Dissident's Life (1) 32. A Dissident's Life (2) 33. A Friend in Need 131 34.

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