Westport, CT: Lawrence Hill & Co., Inc., 1982. 1st Edition. Octavo, publisher's nude paper-covered boards, spine gilt, original photo-illustrated dust jacket.
Norwegian-born author Inger Holt-Seeland’s ethnographic portrait of women in contemporary Cuban society. An unprecedented resource on the effects the Cuban revolution had on women’s roles and rights, Holt-Seeland’s intimate examination comprises a diverse range of women’s voices who describe and contextualize their day-to-day experiences. Translated from the original Spanish by Elizabeth Hamilton Lacoste with Mirtha Quintanales and Jose Vigo. Illustrated with evocative black-and-white photos of Holt-Seeland's interview subjects by documentary filmmaker Jørgen Schytte; with endnotes. Minor chipping to spine-ends of unclipped dust jacket, with light wear and rubbing. Near fine. Item #4115