By Nahla Abdo

girls in the course of the global have continually performed their half in struggles opposed to colonialism, imperialism and other kinds of oppression. notwithstanding, there are few books on Arab political prisoners, fewer nonetheless at the Palestinians who've been detained of their hundreds of thousands for his or her political activism and resistance.

Nahla Abdo's Captive Revolution seeks to damage the silence on Palestinian girls political detainees, supplying a necessary contribution to investigate on ladies, revolutions, nationwide liberation and anti-colonial resistance. in line with tales of the ladies themselves, in addition to her personal reviews as a former political prisoner, Abdo attracts on a wealth of oral background and first examine with the intention to examine their anti-colonial fight, their service provider and the appalling therapy

Making the most important comparisons with the studies of lady political detainees in different conflicts, and emphasising the important position Palestinian political tradition and memorialisation of the 'Nakba' have had on their resilience and resistance, Captive Revolution is a wealthy and revealing addition to our wisdom of this little-studied phenomenon.

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