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Out of the Darkness : Greenham Voices 1981-2000

Kerrow, Kate, Mordan, Rebecca, Armstrong, Frankie
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Published: September 2, 2021
ISBN: 9780750995177
272 pages, 16 Plates, color; 50 Illustrations, unspecified
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£20.00

In 1981, a group of women marched from Cardiff to the Greenham Common RAF base in Newbury to protest the siting of US nuclear missiles on British soil. Gradually joined by women from all over the world, they formed what became the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. They stayed there for almost twenty years, in what would become the largest, most effective woman-led protest since the Suffrage campaign – and they would radicalise a generation.

Out of the Darkness reunites the trailblazing women of Greenham to share their intimate recollections of the highs and lows of camp life, explore how they organised, and uncover the clever, non-violent ways they challenged military, police and cultural forces, all in the name of peace. Whether freeing MoD geese or dancing on silos, whether composing songs to put their cases across in court or kissing in the face of advancing police, this is the story of the power of creativity, wit and courage, and the sisterhood the Greenham women created.

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