Download PDF by Vina A. Lanzona: Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in

By Vina A. Lanzona

ISBN-10: 0299230945

ISBN-13: 9780299230944

Categorized “Amazons” by means of the nationwide press, ladies performed a significant position within the Huk uprising, some of the most major peasant-based revolutions in sleek Philippine historical past. As spies, organizers, nurses, couriers, infantrymen, or even army commanders, girls labored heavily with males to withstand first jap career and later, after WWII, to problem the recent Philippine republic. yet in the course of the uncertainty and violence of uprising, those girls additionally pursued own lives, falling in love, changing into pregnant, and elevating households, usually with their male comrades-in-arms.     Drawing on interviews with over 100 veterans of the flow, Vina A. Lanzona explores the Huk uprising from the intimate and collective reviews of its woman contributors, demonstrating how their presence, and the complicated questions of gender, relatives, and sexuality they provoked, finally formed the character of the progressive struggle.  Winner, Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize for the easiest historical past publication written by means of a resident of Hawaii, subsidized by means of Brigham younger University–Hawaii

Show description

Read Online or Download Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines (New Perspectives in Se Asian Studies) PDF

Similar asian books

William H. Overholt's Asia, America, and the Transformation of Geopolitics PDF

American defense and prosperity now depend upon Asia. William H. Overholt deals an iconoclastic research of advancements in every one significant Asian kingdom, Asian diplomacy, and U. S. international coverage. Drawing on many years of political and company adventure, he argues that out of date chilly warfare attitudes tie the U.

Get Chinese and Indian Strategic Behavior: Growing Power and PDF

This publication bargains an empirical comparability of chinese language and Indian foreign strategic habit. it's the first research of its variety, filling a major hole within the literature on emerging Indian and chinese language energy and American pursuits in Asia. The publication creates a framework for the systematic and aim review of chinese language and Indian strategic habit in 4 components: (1) strategic tradition; (2) international coverage and use of strength; (3) army modernization (including safety spending, army doctrine, and strength modernization); and (4) fiscal suggestions (including overseas alternate and effort competition).

The Art of Haiku: Its History through Poems and Paintings by by Stephen Addiss PDF

Some time past hundred years, haiku has long gone some distance past its jap origins to turn into a world phenomenon—with the vintage poetic shape becoming and evolving because it has tailored to the wishes of the full diversity of languages and cultures that experience embraced it. This proliferation of the enjoyment of haiku is reason for celebration—but it might probably additionally compel us to return to the start: to examine haiku’s improvement in the course of the centuries sooner than it was once identified open air Japan.

Additional info for Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines (New Perspectives in Se Asian Studies)

Example text

It was up to Filomena and her older sister to sustain the family. 1 Despite Filomena’s high grades and her teachers’ encouragement, her aunt stopped sending her to school. She resented the way her family discouraged her education and assumed she was only a girl who would get married eventually anyway. Like other girls in peasant families, Filomena quickly learned to work in the fields. In the late 1930s she worked in one of her aunt’s sari-sari (food) stores in the local town of Floridablanca. When the war began Filomena and her family abandoned their store and settled in the barrio, fleeing the Japanese, who stationed themselves in the local towns.

S. bases in Bataan, Pampanga, Zambales, Baguio, and Davao in Mindanao. At Clark Air Force Base in Pampanga American aircraft were destroyed. S. 43 Government offices were shut down, schools and universities were closed, transportation was halted, and other public facilities were neglected, leading to a blackout of the city. People rushed to the banks to withdraw their money while storeowners raised the prices of prime commodities to astronomical levels. 44 There was confusion everywhere as people attempted to survive amid the air raids and chaos.

But, as Felisa recalled, when news reached them that “hundreds of soldiers” were coming to arrest him, they headed for the mountains. 59 Puring Bulatao, like Felisa, was also harassed by the Japanese because her husband, Rosendo Feleo, was a peasant leader and the son of Juan Feleo, a well-known peasant and communist leader of the 1920s and 1930s. Puring wrote her own version of the events during the war: In May 1943, [Rosendo] Feleo was taken by the Japanese Imperial Army, and was released after 5 days.

Download PDF sample

Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines (New Perspectives in Se Asian Studies) by Vina A. Lanzona

by Edward

Rated 4.13 of 5 – based on 27 votes

About the Author