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As much as I disagree with Bettina's politics, I enjoyed reliving her era - for it is mine as well.
As you read more you become wrapped up in the 1960's, communist politics, and the Angela Davis trial the way Bettina experienced it.
It is a great personal and political memoir, and captures the feeling of the transitions women were going through.
From the outset, I read everything I can by Bettina Aptheker. Aptheker's (1989) book Tapestries of Life discussion of dailiness had a powerful influence on my dissertation... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Alicia Crumpton
"Intimate Politics" is certainly a very readable, involving, and refreshingly honest autobiography. And it is a good way to absorb much of the 1960s and 1970s political history... Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by jcappy
This is a review of INTIMATE POLITICS: HOW I GREW UP RED, FOUGHT FOR FREE SPEECH, AND BECAME A FEMINIST REBEL by Bettina F. Aptheker. Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by John M. Lane
This memoir by Bettina Aptheker is an amazing story of how she was able to heal herself from the terrible trauma of childhood sexual abuse and assert her power to create the kind... Read morePublished on August 8, 2010 by C. D. Morris
I enjoyed this book very much. It is a great personal and political memoir, and captures the feeling of the transitions women were going through. Read morePublished on April 8, 2010 by S. Webber
Her weaving of personal narrative and political context makes this book a must read for feminists of all genres and anyone interested in learning more about the real lives of... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by J. L. Evans