New PDF release: Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in

By Vina A. Lanzona

ISBN-10: 0299230945

ISBN-13: 9780299230944

Labeled “Amazons” via the nationwide press, girls performed a primary function within the Huk uprising, essentially the most major peasant-based revolutions in glossy Philippine heritage. As spies, organizers, nurses, couriers, squaddies, or even army commanders, girls labored heavily with males to withstand first eastern career and later, after WWII, to problem the recent Philippine republic. yet in the course of the uncertainty and violence of uprising, those girls additionally pursued own lives, falling in love, turning into pregnant, and elevating households, frequently with their male comrades-in-arms.

    Drawing on interviews with over 100 veterans of the circulate, Vina A. Lanzona explores the Huk uprising from the intimate and collective reports of its lady contributors, demonstrating how their presence, and the complicated questions of gender, relations, and sexuality they provoked, finally formed the character of the innovative struggle.

 

Winner, Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize for the simplest background publication written by way of a resident of Hawaii, backed by way of Brigham younger University–Hawaii

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