A Kick In The Belly by Stella Dadzie

The book explores the often-overlooked role of women in the resistance and rebellion against the transatlantic slave trade. It highlights the resilience and agency of enslaved African women in the face of brutal oppression, documenting their various forms of resistance, from everyday acts of defiance to outright revolts. Drawing on a wealth of historical sources, the narrative reveals how these women were not just passive victims but active participants in the fight for freedom, shaping the course of history with their courage and determination. The book also examines the impact of gender and power on the experiences of these women, offering a nuanced perspective on a dark chapter in history.

The 11574th greatest book of all time


Published
2020
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
288
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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