The Resource Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience, Justin Wintle

Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience, Justin Wintle

Label
Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience
Title
Perfect hostage
Title remainder
a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience
Statement of responsibility
Justin Wintle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the Burmese activist minister and non-violence advocate describes the factors that contributed to her house arrest in 1989, her work to promote non-aggressive civil resistance, and her receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wintle, Justin
Dewey number
  • 959.105/3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS530.53.A85
LC item number
W58 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aung San Suu Kyi
  • National League for Democracy (Burma)
  • ʼOṅʻ Chanʻʺ
  • Women political activists
  • Women political prisoners
  • Burma
  • Political activists
  • Nationalists
  • Burma
Label
Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience, Justin Wintle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Land and father -- At the Shwedagon -- The Shwe Pyidaw -- After the Mongols -- The Salami wars -- British Burma -- Saturday's child -- From campus oddball to national hero (aged 20) -- '1300': the year that never was -- Desperate times, desperate remedies -- Bo Teza: reluctant collaborator -- Snakes, ladders and a wife -- Old enemies, new friends -- Getting there -- 2: The daughter -- 19th July -- The golden rain is brown -- An Indian Idyll: the 'ugly one' takes wing -- The daughter of some or other Burmese general -- Things fall apart -- Between three continents -- Thimphu, Kyoto, Simla -- 3: Sixteen months -- Number one and number nine -- White bridge, red bridge -- 8.8.88 -- Shadow of the hundred flowers -- Digging in -- Squaring up -- Suu Kyi's tightrope -- Danubyu -- The door slams shut -- 4: The political Madonna -- Egg on the generals' faces -- Soldiers at the gate -- Famously alone -- Freedom on a leash -- The saddest thing -- The widower road to -- Back to Mandalay -- The monks' revolt
Control code
ocn184925007
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxi, 464 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781602392663
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)184925007
Label
Perfect hostage : a life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's prisoner of conscience, Justin Wintle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Land and father -- At the Shwedagon -- The Shwe Pyidaw -- After the Mongols -- The Salami wars -- British Burma -- Saturday's child -- From campus oddball to national hero (aged 20) -- '1300': the year that never was -- Desperate times, desperate remedies -- Bo Teza: reluctant collaborator -- Snakes, ladders and a wife -- Old enemies, new friends -- Getting there -- 2: The daughter -- 19th July -- The golden rain is brown -- An Indian Idyll: the 'ugly one' takes wing -- The daughter of some or other Burmese general -- Things fall apart -- Between three continents -- Thimphu, Kyoto, Simla -- 3: Sixteen months -- Number one and number nine -- White bridge, red bridge -- 8.8.88 -- Shadow of the hundred flowers -- Digging in -- Squaring up -- Suu Kyi's tightrope -- Danubyu -- The door slams shut -- 4: The political Madonna -- Egg on the generals' faces -- Soldiers at the gate -- Famously alone -- Freedom on a leash -- The saddest thing -- The widower road to -- Back to Mandalay -- The monks' revolt
Control code
ocn184925007
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxi, 464 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781602392663
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)184925007

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