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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the continent. In an effort to broaden and diversify the scholarship on African freedom struggles, which has focused inordinately on masculinist narratives from the Anglophone regions of the continent, this essay centers the experiences of Angolan women and their involvement in the 1961–1975 armed struggle...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of us. You could be Angolan.” I look at my watch, and as if reading my mind, the second guard quips, “I know you have to go, but you could really become Angolan if you marry one of us. You look very young too.” I laugh and say that I am already taken. The joke—at least that is how I chose to see it—puts...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Congo. The Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC) has sought independence from two external powers since 1963: from Portugal until 1975 and, after that, from the Luanda government after Angolan independence. Activists contend that Cabinda has a culture and history distinct from...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2017
.../power relations. All nationalisms are gendered, in the words of Ann McClintock, and the narratives accompanying the African liberation struggles of the midtwentieth century-narratives where women's voices have been largely absent-reflect this reality. "Motherhood as Activism in the Angolan People's War...