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Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Carrie Hamilton


At a time when conflicts in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere are highlighting women's roles as armed activists and combatants, this volume offers a book-length study of women's participation in Spain's oldest armed movement. Drawing on a body of oral history interviews, archival material and published sources, it shows how women's participation in radical Basque nationalism has changed from the founding of ETA in 1959 to the present. The book analyses several aspects of women's nationalist activism: collaboration and direct activism in ETA, cultural movements, motherhood, prison and femin ... More

Keywords: armed activists, combatants, radical Basque nationalism, ETA, women's nationalist activism, cultural movements, motherhood, prison, feminism, gender politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780719075452
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carrie Hamilton, author