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Champions for peace : women winners of the nobel peace prize / Judith Hicks Stiehm.

Author/Creator:
Stiehm, Judith Hicks, 1935- author.
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Edition:
Third edition.
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Subjects:
Pacifists -- Biography.
Nobel Prizes -- History.
Women and peace -- History.
Peace -- Awards -- History.
Women Nobel Prize winners.
Nobel Prize winners.
Summary:
"Judith Stiehm narrates the remarkable stories of the sixteen women who have won the Nobel Prize for Peace. The third edition includes the compelling life of Malala Yousafzai -who was awarded the prize in 2014. Engaged and inspirational, all of these women clearly demonstrate that there is something each of us can do to advance a just, positive peace"--Back cover.
Contents:
Intro; Contents; Preface; 1. Bertha von Suttner; 2. Jane Addams; 3. Emily Greene Balch; 4. Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan; 5. Mother Teresa; 6. Alva Myrdal; 7. Aung San Suu Kyi; 8. Rigoberta Menchú Tum; 9. Jody Williams; 10. Shirin Ebadi; 11. Wangari Muta Maathai; 12. Tawakkol Karman, Leymah Gbowee, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; 13. Malala Yousafzai; Conclusion; Epilogue; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Previous edition ©2014. Chapter 13 ©2018.
Includes bibliographic references and index.
ISBN:
9781538119006 (pbk.)
1538119005
9781538118993 (cloth)
1538118998 (cloth)
OCLC:
1043591143