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By K. Bouwer

Patrice Lumumba s legacy maintains to fireside the mind's eye of politicians, activists, and artists. yet ladies were lacking from debts of the Congo s decolonization. What new beliefs of masculinity and femininity have been generated during this fight? have been masculinist biases re-inscribed in later depictions of the martyred nationalist? via research of Lumumba s writings and speeches, the existence tales of ladies activists, and literary and cinematic works, Gender and Decolonization within the Congo: The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba demanding situations male-centered interpretations of Congolese nationalism and illustrates how commonplace conventions either bolstered and undercut gender bias in representations of Lumumba and his lady contemporaries.

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