Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World

Jayawardena, Kumari
Publisher:  Zed
Year Published:  1986
Pages:  288pp   ISBN:  0-86232-265-0
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19698

This book reconstructs the little-known history of those political struggles women launched in Asia and the Middle East from the late 19th century onwards. The author challenges the view that feminism is a foreign ideology currently being imposed on Third World countries. She also brings back into the mainstream of history those women who played a part in the national liberation and revolutionary movements of their countries.

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