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Women & guerrilla movements : Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas, Cuba

Author: Karen Kampwirth
Publisher: University Park, Penn. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2002.
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"The revolutionary movements that emerged frequently in Latin America over the past century promoted goals that included overturning dictatorships, confronting economic inequalities, and creating what Cuban revolutionary hero Che Guevara called the "new man." But, in fact, many of the "new men" who participated in these movements were not men. Thousands of them were women. This book aims to show why a full
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Entretiens
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Kampwirth, Karen, 1964-
Women & guerrilla movements.
University Park, Penn. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002005322
(OCoLC)49558801
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Kampwirth
ISBN: 0271023805 9780271023809 9780271054278 0271054271 0271022744 9780271022741 0271049413 9780271049410
OCLC Number: 52907279
Description: 1 online resource (x, 194 pages)
Contents: New roles for Sandino's daughters --
Feminine challenges to military rule in El Salvador --
Also a women's rebellion : the rise of the Zapatista army --
Rethinking women and guerrilla movements : back to Cuba.
Other Titles: Women and guerilla movements
Responsibility: Karen Kampwirth.

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