Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories

Compañeras: Zapatista Women's Stories Author Hilary Klein
ISBN-10 1609805879
ISBN-13 9781609805876
Year 2015-02-24
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Seven Stories Press
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Compaeras is the untold story of women s involvement in the Zapatista movement the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers mothers and daughters who became guerilla insurgents and political leaders educators and healerswho worked collectively to construct a new society of dignity and justice Compaeras shows us how after centuries of oppression a few voices of dissent became a force of thousands how a woman once confined to her kitchen rose to conduct peace negotiations with the Mexican government and how hundreds of women overcame ingrained hardships to strengthen their communities from within

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