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Freedom from Fear

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ISBN-10: 0140253173

ISBN-13: 9780140253177

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Desmond Tutu, Aung San Suu Kyi, Michael Aris, V�clav Havel

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This collection of writings reflects Suu Kyi's greatest hopes and fears for her people, her concern about the need for international cooperation and gives poignant reminiscences of her role in politics.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Desmond Tutu was born October 7, 1931 in Klerksdorp, Transvaal, South Africa. He attended Johannesburg Bantu High School. After leaving school he trained first as a teacher at Pretoria Bantu Normal College and graduated in 1954 from the University of South Africa. After three years as a high school teacher he began to study theology, and was ordained as a priest in 1960. From 1962 to 1966 Tutu devoted his time to further theological study in England at King's College, eventually earning a Master's of Theology. From 1967 to 1972 he taught theology in South Africa before returning to England for three years as the assistant director of a theological institute in London. In 1975 he was…    

Considered one of the leading intellectual figures and moral forces in Eastern Europe today, Vaclav Havel was born into a well-to-do Prague family on October 5, 1936. Denied the right to attend the university college because of his "bourgeois" background, Havel instead studied at a technical college from 1955 to 1957, and then enlisted in the Czechoslovak Army. Havel left the army in 1959 and began a career in writing. He took a job as a resident writer for the Prague Theatre on the Balustrade in 1960 and wrote his first play, The Garden City, three years later. Wanting to learn more about the craft that he now considered a full-time career, Havel enrolled in the Academy of Dramatic Arts,…    

List of Illustrations
Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
My Father
My Country and People
Intellectual Life in Burma and India under Colonialism
Literature and Nationalism in Burma
In Quest of Democracy
Freedom from Fear
The True Meaning of Boh
Speech to a Mass Rally at the Shwedagon Pagoda
The Objectives
In the Eye of the Revolution
Two Letters to Amnesty International
Letter to the Ambassadors
The Role of the Citizen in the Struggle for Democracy
Open Letter to the UN Commission on Human Rights
Dust and Sweat
The Need for Solidarity among Ethnic Groups
The People Want Freedom
The Agreement to Stand for Election
The 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace
The Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
Towards a True Refuge
The Need for Dialogue
Empowerment for a Culture of Peace and Development
A Flowering of the Spirit: Memories of Suu and Her Family
Suu Burmese
Aung San Suu Kyi: Is She Burma's Woman of Destiny?
Aung San Suu Kyi and the Peaceful Struggle for Human Rights in Burma
The Spirit of Reconciliation
List of Contributors