Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories by Ikram The Book Project CollectiveResilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories by Ikram The Book Project Collective

Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories

byIkram The Book Project CollectiveAs told byRashmi Luther, Vanaja Dhruvarajan

Perfect | October 6, 2015

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Developed with the Feminist History Society, Resilience and Triumph is a collection of true, first-person stories from 54 racialized immigrant and refugee women that creates an eclectic mix of three generations of voices. Women in their twenties to those in their seventies provide snapshots from the 1960s up to the present that capture the many intersections of gender with race, culture, class, religion and nationality in Canada over five decades. Together these vividly recounted entries document both historical and everyday moments that reveal striking similarities and differences for immigrant women coming from many parts of the globe.
The Book Project Collective encompasses women from diverse cultural, linguistic, religious, and national backgrounds who share a passionate commitment to the community of immigrant and racialized women in Canada. It formed around a shared vision – to help those whose voices are muted and to articulate the life stories of those who are...
Title:Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their StoriesFormat:PerfectDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927583853

ISBN - 13:9781927583852

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Editorial Reviews

Despite the very different cultural, social, and historical backgrounds of the stories, certain similarities are revealed in the experience of migration narrated by these racialized women: constant tensions between their contradictory worlds, barriers to integration due to their difference and “visibility,” and reconciliation with their hyphenated identity, for example. - Canadian Literature