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Walking on fire : Haitian women's stories of survival and resistance

Author: Beverly Bell
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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... Brings together thirty-eight oral histories from a diverse group of Haitian women ... they tell how Haiti's poor & dispossessed women have fought for their personal & collective survival.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bell, Beverly, 1962-
Walking on fire
(DLC) 2001004057
(OCoLC)47271933
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly Bell
ISBN: 9780801469862 0801469864
OCLC Number: 865508949
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2006 Literature for Social Justice B.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 258 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Resistance in survival --
Resistance as expression --
Resistance for political and economic change --
Resistance for gender justice --
Resistance transforming power --
Epilogue: resistance as solidarity.
Responsibility: Beverly Bell ; foreword by Edwidge Danticat.
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Haiti, long noted for poverty and repression, has a powerful and too-often-overlooked history of resistance. Women in Haiti have played a large role in changing the balance of political and social  Read more...

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