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Contesting archives: finding women in the sources

Author: Nupur Chaudhuri; Sherry J Katz; Mary Elizabeth Perry
Publisher: Urbana University of Illinois Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In dit boek tonen de auteurs aan dat een archief geen neutrale, onveranderlijke en historische opslagplaats van informatie is, in tegenstelling tot wat velen denken. Voor de auteurs, allen historici, is een archief een plaats waar er beslist wordt wie en wat er belangrijk genoeg is om voor het nageslacht bewaard te blijven. Zo zijn er volgens de auteurs veel werken en teksten van vrouwen verloren gegaan. Gelukkig  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Use studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nupur Chaudhuri; Sherry J Katz; Mary Elizabeth Perry
ISBN: 9780252035425 0252035429 0252077369 9780252077364
OCLC Number: 1050078581
Description: 223 p.
Contents: Contributors are: Janet Afary, Maryam Ameli-Rezai, Antoinette Burton, Nupur Chaudhuri, Julia Clancy-Smith, Mansoureh Ettehadieh, Malgorzata Fidelis, Joanne L. Goodwin, Kali Nicole Gross, Daniel S. Haworth, Sherry J. Katz, Elham Malekzadeh, Mary Elizabeth Perry, Kathleen Sheldon, Lisa Sousa, and Ula Y. Taylor
Responsibility: Nupur Chaudhuri [zxx]; Sherry J. Katz [zxx]; Mary Elizabeth Perry [zxx].

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Challenges the assumption that an archive is a neutral, immutable, and a historical repository of information. This volume demonstrates innovative research on diverse women from the sixteenth century  Read more...
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"A compelling exploration of topics in women's and gender history across several continents and through several centuries."--The American Archivist "A pleasure to read. . . . A terrific primer on how Read more...

 
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