Amazons of the Huk Rebellion
Drawing on interviews with over a hundred veterans of the movement, Vina A. Lanzona explores the Huk rebellion through the individual and collective experiences of its female participants. Labeled ' Amazons' by the national press, women played a central role in the Huk rebellion, one of the most significant peasant-based revolutions in modern Philippine history. As spies, organizers, nurses, couriers, soldiers, and military commanders, worked worked closely with men to resist the Japanese occupation and after WWII, to challenge the new Philippine republic.
Ateneo de Manila University Press, Philippines
Softcover / 9 x 6 inches / 370 pages / BW