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The Resource Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love, [as told to] Medea Benjamin & Maisa Mendonça ; [foreword by Jesse Jackson]

Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love, [as told to] Medea Benjamin & Maisa Mendonça ; [foreword by Jesse Jackson]

Label
Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love
Title
Benedita da Silva
Title remainder
an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love
Statement of responsibility
[as told to] Medea Benjamin & Maisa Mendonça ; [foreword by Jesse Jackson]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this memoir, Brazilian cabinet member Benedita da Silva shares the inspiring story of her life as an advocate for the rights of women, people of color, and the poor, and argues persuasively for economic and social human rights in Brazil and everywhere
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silva, Benedita da
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2538.5.S55
LC item number
A3 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benjamin, Medea
  • Mendonça, Maisa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silva, Benedita da
  • Women legislators
  • Women, Black
  • Women political activists
  • Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Silva, Benedita da
  • Noires
  • Femmes et politique
  • Femmes parlementaires
  • Militantes politiques
  • Brésil
  • Brésil
Label
Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love, [as told to] Medea Benjamin & Maisa Mendonça ; [foreword by Jesse Jackson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A food first book."
Contents
My life, my loves -- A walk through the favela -- No one said politics would be easy -- From life after death to life after birth -- Feminism with passion -- Exploding the myth of racial harmony -- Democratizing the land -- We, too, are the children of Brazil -- Time to cut up the pie -- All the more reason to keep on dreaming
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 215 p.
Isbn
9780935028706
Lccn
97022158
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37043904
  • (OCoLC)37043904
Label
Benedita da Silva : an Afro-Brazilian woman's story of politics and love, [as told to] Medea Benjamin & Maisa Mendonça ; [foreword by Jesse Jackson]
Publication
Note
"A food first book."
Contents
My life, my loves -- A walk through the favela -- No one said politics would be easy -- From life after death to life after birth -- Feminism with passion -- Exploding the myth of racial harmony -- Democratizing the land -- We, too, are the children of Brazil -- Time to cut up the pie -- All the more reason to keep on dreaming
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xv, 215 p.
Isbn
9780935028706
Lccn
97022158
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37043904
  • (OCoLC)37043904

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