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Time to Rise : Collective Memoirs of the Union of Democratic Filipinos (KDP) - (Hardcover)

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A Time to Rise is an intimate look into the workings of the KDP, the only revolutionary organization that emerged in the Filipino American community during the politically turbulent 1970s and ’80s. Overcoming cultural and class differences, members of the KDP banded together in a single national organization to mobilize their community into civil rights and antiwar movements in the United States and in the fight for democracy and national liberation in the Philippines and elsewhere.

These personal accounts document recruitment, organizing, and training in the KDP. More than two-thirds of the stories are by women, reflecting the powerful role they played in the organization and its leadership. Also included are chapters on the struggle for justice for murdered KDP and union leaders Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. These memoirs offer political insights and inspiring examples of personal courage that will resonate today.

Number of Pages: 3308
Genre: Social Science, History, Biography + Autobiography
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Language: English
Street Date: September 6, 2017
TCIN: 53008980
UPC: 9780295742014
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-0438
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