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Amazons of the Huk Rebellion

Amazons of the Huk Rebellion

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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. 

Publisher:
Ateneo de Manila University Press, Philippines

Publication Date:
2010

Format:
Softcover / 9 x 6 inches / 370 pages / BW

Language:
English

ISBN: 978-971-550-623-6

 

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