At a glance:
- Author: Benazir Bhutto
- First Published: 1989
- Type of Work: Political Autobiography
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography
- Subjects: Civil rights, Dictators, Politics, Prisoners, Human rights, Capital punishment, England or English people, Women, Politicians, Muslims, Assassination, India or East Indian people, Democracy, Women's rights, Heads of state, Pakistan or Pakistanis, Prime ministers
- Locales: France, United States, England, Pakistan
Benazir Bhutto attained power in the first elections to be held since the 1977 military coup that ousted her father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was then Prime Minister. The coup led to a period of martial law that included the solitary imprisonment of Benazir and the execution of her father. Benzair’s road to power included education at Radcliffe and Oxford, where she attempted to reconcile her traditional beliefs with Western ideas such as women’s equality. Despite her sympathies with the women’s movement, Benzair allowed her family to arrange a marriage for her. She offers an...
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