Lion Woman's Legacy

Lion Woman's Legacy

Author: Arlene Voski Avakian

Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY

ISBN: 9781558619364

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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Arlene Avakians memoir evokes the quarrels, ambition, prejudice, and courage that shaped her coming of age in a family that immigrated to the United States to escape genocide in Turkey. Inspired by her passionate feminism and strengthened within a loving lesbian relationship, Avakian records and re-examines her personal history, discovering the story of her grandmother, which brings with it a legacy of radical politics and a powerful affirmation of ethnic identity.
Lion Woman's Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Arlene Voski Avakian
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY

Arlene Avakians memoir evokes the quarrels, ambition, prejudice, and courage that shaped her coming of age in a family that immigrated to the United States to escape genocide in Turkey. Inspired by her passionate feminism and strengthened within a loving lesbian relationship, Avakian records and re-examines her personal history, discovering
The Unspoken as Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Harry Harootunian
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-29 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In the 1910s historian Harry Harootunian's parents Ohannes and Vehanush escaped the mass slaughter of the Armenian genocide, making their way to France, where they first met, before settling in suburban Detroit. Although his parents rarely spoke of their families and the horrors they survived, the genocide and their parents'
Memory Fragments from the Armenian Genocide
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Margaret DiCanio
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: iUniverse

Memory Fragments from the Armenian Genocide: A Mosaic of a Shared Heritage brings together thirty profiles of North Americans of Armenian descent. All exemplify the philosophy that “doing well is doing good,” a credo handed down to them by family members who lost everything when they fled from the Turkish
Immigrant Women
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Maxine Seller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Immigrant Women combines memoirs, diaries, oral history, and fiction to present an authentic and emotionally compelling record of women's struggles to build new lives in a new land. This new edition has been expanded to include additional material on recent Asian and Hispanic immigration and an updated bibliography.
Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Ayşe Gül Altınay, Andrea Pető
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-06 - Publisher: Routledge

The twentieth century has been a century of wars, genocides and violent political conflict; a century of militarization and massive destruction. It has simultaneously been a century of feminist creativity and struggle worldwide, witnessing fundamental changes in the conceptions and everyday practices of gender and sexuality. What are some of