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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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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nupur Chaudhuri; Sherry J Katz; Mary Elizabeth Perry
ISBN: 9780252035425 0252035429 9780252077364 0252077369
OCLC Number: 762151792
Notes: Finding Fatima, a slave woman of early modern Spain / Mary Elizabeth Perry. Revealing an orphan's tale from nineteenth-century Mexico / Daniel S. Haworth. Locating women as migrants in nineteenth-century Tunis / Julia Clancy-Smith. Exploring crime and violence in early-twentieth-century Black women's history / Kali Nicole Gross. Spinning and weaving the threads of Native women's lives in colonial Mexico / Lisa Sousa. Excavating radical women in Progressive-Era California / Sherry J. Katz. Recovering women's voices in communist Poland / Malgorzata Fidelis. Archival thinking and the wives of Marcus Garvey / Ula Y. Taylor. Finding an archive in Krishnobhabini Das's Englande Bangamohila / Nupur Chaudhuri. Uncovering women and gender in Qajar archives of Iran / Mansoureh Ettehadieh (Nezam Mafi) ... [et al.]. Revealing new narratives of women in Las Vegas / Joanne L. Goodwin. Creating an archive of working women's oral histories in Beira, Mozambique / Kathleen Sheldon
Description: xxiv, 223 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Finding Fatima, a slave woman of early modern Spain / Mary Elizabeth Perry --
Revealing an orphan's tale from nineteenth-century Mexico / Daniel S. Haworth --
Locating women as migrants in nineteenth-century Tunis / Julia Clancy-Smith --
Exploring crime and violence in early-twentieth-century Black women's history / Kali Nicole Gross --
Spinning and weaving the threads of Native women's lives in colonial Mexico / Lisa Sousa --
Excavating radical women in Progressive-Era California / Sherry J. Katz --
Recovering women's voices in communist Poland / Malgorzata Fidelis --
Archival thinking and the wives of Marcus Garvey / Ula Y. Taylor --
Finding an archive in Krishnobhabini Das's Englande Bangamohila / Nupur Chaudhuri --
Uncovering women and gender in Qajar archives of Iran / Mansoureh Ettehadieh (Nezam Mafi) ... [et al.]. Revealing new narratives of women in Las Vegas / Joanne L. Goodwin --
Creating an archive of working women's oral histories in Beira, Mozambique / Kathleen Sheldon.
Responsibility: edited by Nupur Chaudhuri, Sherry J. Katz, and Mary Elizabeth Perry ; foreword by Antoinette Burton
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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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