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Author Stiehm, Judith Hicks, 1935-

Title Champions for peace : women winners of the Nobel Peace Prize / Judith Hicks Stiehm.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2006.

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 Moore Stacks  JZ5540 .S74 2006    Available  ---
Description xvi, 233 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index.
Contents Preface: In the tradition of Lysistrata : women champions for peace -- Bertha von Suttner : noble woman and noble friend -- Jane Addams : "the greatest woman who ever lived" -- Emily Greene Balch : the dismissed professor -- Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan : sisterhood created by tragedy -- Mother Teresa : from Macedonia to India -- Alva Myrdal : world diplomat -- Aung San Suu Kyi : resisting by staying home -- Rigoberta MenchĂș Tum : a story that broke the world's heart -- Jody Williams : Internet activist -- Shirin Ebadi : Muslim judge -- Wangari Muta Maathai : Kenya's "green" doctor -- Conclusion: Champions all.
Subject Pacifists -- Biography.
Nobel Prizes -- History.
Women and peace -- History.
Peace -- Awards -- History.
ISBN 0742540251 (cloth : alk. paper)
074254026X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742540255 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742540262 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780742540255
9780742540262