Captive Revolution: Palestinian Women’s Anti-Colonial by Nahla Abdo

By Nahla Abdo

girls during the international have constantly performed their half in struggles opposed to colonialism, imperialism and different kinds of oppression. notwithstanding, there are few books on Arab political prisoners, fewer nonetheless at the Palestinians who've been detained of their millions for his or her political activism and resistance.

Nahla Abdo's Captive Revolution seeks to wreck the silence on Palestinian girls political detainees, delivering a necessary contribution to investigate on girls, revolutions, nationwide liberation and anti-colonial resistance. according to tales of the ladies themselves, in addition to her personal studies as a former political prisoner, Abdo attracts on a wealth of oral historical past and first examine that allows you to examine their anti-colonial fight, their employer and the appalling therapy

Making an important comparisons with the stories of girl political detainees in different conflicts, and emphasising the important function Palestinian political tradition and memorialisation of the 'Nakba' have had on their resilience and resistance, Captive Revolution is a wealthy and revealing addition to our wisdom of this little-studied phenomenon.

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