YOUNG WOMEN AGAINST APARTHEID, gender, youth and South Africa's liberation struggle

: Bridger (E.)

R 295.00
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250pp., map, paperback, Woodbridge, 2021


A history of the involvement of young women in South Africa's liberation struggle during the 1980s and early 1990s.

"Bridger shows us the creativity and the boldness with which young women remade gender norms in order to become comrades. This is a ground-breaking study of gender in the context of the struggle against apartheid" Jonny Steinberg, University of Oxford

"A pioneering exploration of young women's militant anti-apartheid activism in Soweto - original and compelling" Meghan Healy-Clancy, Bridgewater State University

Social and cultural historian Emily Bridger is a Senior Lecturer in Global and Imperial History, University of Exeter.