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Praise for the previous volumes:

“Invaluable. . . . The editors . . . [have] recover[ed] the lost voices of African women and, as a consequence, have restored their rich cultural and historical legacies.”—Library Journal, starred review

“Essential. All readers; all levels.”—Choice magazine, Outstanding Academic Titles, 2006

“A splendid resource. . . . Authoritative, readable
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Paperback, 696 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by The Feminist Press at CUNY (first published November 1st 2008)
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Jamila
Every bit as wonderful as I hoped it would be. This is a thorough, multi-disciplinary, multilingual and multi-faceted work bringing together the voices of women throughout North Africa's rich and extended history. It features oral and written texts, poetry, stories, political documents, letters, etc. giving it a very diverse and dense read. I also really appreciate the introductions, which give a good historical groundwork for the text to be read. It was not only helpful for framing some of the ...more
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