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Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, And Revolution in the Philippines

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Labeled "Amazons" by the national press, women played a central role in the Huk rebellion, one of the most significant peasant-based revolutions in modern Philippine History. As spies, organizers, nurses, couriers, soldiers, and even military commanders, women worked closely with men to resist the Japanese occupation and, after WWII, to challenge the new Philippine republic.