Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir

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Addison-Wesley, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 375 pages
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Once described as "the most modern woman in the world", Alva Mydral, diplomat, feminist, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and one of the founders of the Swedish welfare state, exemplifies both the triumphs and trials of women in this century. Sissela Bok, Mydral's daughter, has written a poignant, candid, and inspiring account of her mother's influential and exuberantly rich life. 16 pages of photographs.

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Bok, a philosophy teacher at Brandeis University, discusses her mother's life and accomplishments in this new addition to the "Radcliffe Biography'' series. She chronicles Alva's Swedish childhood ... Read full review


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Bok, has been Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University.

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