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Josie Mpama/Palmer

Josie Mpama/Palmer

Publisher : Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
SKU: 9781431431298
R 195,00
While African National Congress narratives dominate much of the scholarship on South Africa’s freedom struggle, Josie Mpama/Palmer’s political life offers a different perspective.
While African National Congress narratives dominate much of the scholarship on South Africa’s freedom struggle, Josie Mpama/Palmer’s political life offers a different perspective. Highly critical of the patriarchal attitudes that hindered black women from actively participating in politics, Mpama/Palmer was an outspoken advocate for women’s social equality.

and encouraged black women to become more involved in national conversations. Mpama/Palmer was the first black woman to join the Communist Party of South Africa, and spent a year in Moscow at the Lenin School. She was an integral figure in establishing the Federation of South African Women, an organization, and served as its Potchefstroom Branch Secretary.

Mpama/Palmer’s activism and political legacy is an inspiring example for women in South Africa and around the world.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781431431298
Publisher Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Contributor By (author) Robert R. Edgar
Publication Date 2021-05-21
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 180 X 110 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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While African National Congress narratives dominate much of the scholarship on South Africa’s freedom struggle, Josie Mpama/Palmer’s political life offers a different perspective. Highly critical of the patriarchal attitudes that hindered black women from actively participating in politics, Mpama/Palmer was an outspoken advocate for women’s social equality.

and encouraged black women to become more involved in national conversations. Mpama/Palmer was the first black woman to join the Communist Party of South Africa, and spent a year in Moscow at the Lenin School. She was an integral figure in establishing the Federation of South African Women, an organization, and served as its Potchefstroom Branch Secretary.

Mpama/Palmer’s activism and political legacy is an inspiring example for women in South Africa and around the world.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781431431298
Publisher Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Contributor By (author) Robert R. Edgar
Publication Date 2021-05-21
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 180 X 110 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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