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BOOKS: “La Voce Delle Donne”

Date 12.15.2015

Fondazione Italia is delighted to support Adriana Benvenuto, one of the Italian High School teachers we work closely with, on the occasion of her book being published!

La Colonizzazione e Postcolonizzazione Italiana
in Africa 

by Adriana Benvenuto

This book presents the historical background of the different phases of the Italian colonization of Africa by the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century in Libya, Eritrea, Somalia and Ethiopia as seen through stories of Italian women who were in Africa during the different phases of Italian colonization. This book seeks to give us a better understand of the phenomenon of colonialism through the unique perspective of women. Available only in Italian.

Book can be purchases online for 16 euro or directly from the author for $18.