Feminism

Mighty Be Our Powers (2011)

Mighty Be Our Powers (2011)

Book Review by Marina Davis This book is the memoir of Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee. Her experiences during the first and second Liberian Civil wars prompted her to lead a female-led nonviolent movement. The book is organized into three sections along the...

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The Souls of Purgatory (2004)

The Souls of Purgatory (2004)

Eng: The Souls of Purgatory is both a historical analysis and an translated diary. Ursula de Jesus (1604-1966) is an Afro-Peruvian Catholic mystic, who helps souls escape purgatory. Her enslavement in Lima was largely in a convent, where she toiled on behalf of nuns....

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Heroínas de Angola (2010)

Heroínas de Angola (2010)

ENG: Heroines of Angola is a rare find among books about anti-colonial history on the continent of Africa. This author is a Cuban ex-military trainer who came into direct contact with the women featured through her 1966 training with their platoon, Camy Squadron. The...

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