REFUSAL TO EAT, a century of prison hunger strikes

: Shah (N.)

R 670.00
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367pp., illus., hardback, d.w., Oakland, 2022


Includes the chapter "South African Anti-apartheid Hunger Strikes".

"Nayan Shah sheds light on the paradox of using the frailty of the human body as a political weapon, showing how strikers slowly kill themselves in order to secure a series of rights ad political goals. Refusal to Eat is a riveting as it is illuminating." Neve Gordon, co-author of Human Shields: A history of people in the line of fire

Nayan Shah is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity and History at the University of Southern California and author of Contagious Divides and Stranger Intimacy.