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Tarah Brookfield is Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University where she teaches in the History program and Youth and Children’s Studies. She is the author of Cold War Comforts: Canadian Women, Child Safety and Global Insecurity (2013).

August Carbonella is in the Anthropology Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland and is the author of Fierce Localism: the Politics of Place, Ethnicity, and Class in a New England Town (2000).

Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Lawrence A. Klimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. A member of the Subaltern Studies collective, he is the author of a number of important works, among them, Rethinking Working-Class History, Bengal, 1890–1940 (1989) and Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2000).

Mary Daly is Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford. Formerly she was a professor at Queen’s University Belfast. Among the fields on which she has published are poverty, welfare state, care, gender, family and labour market. Much of her work is comparative, in a European and international context.

Patrick Dunae is a research associate in History at Vancouver Island University and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Victoria.

Geoff Eley is the Karl Pohrt Distinguished Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he teaches in the departments of History and Germanic Studies. Among his many books are Forging Democracy: The History of the Left in Europe, 1850–2000 (2002) and A Crooked Line: From Cultural History to the History of Society (2005).

James Epstein, a Distinguished Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, has published extensively on late eighteenth and nineteenth-century political culture in Britain. His most recent book is Scandal of Colonial Rule: Power and Subversion in the British Atlantic during the Age of Revolution (2012).

Magda Fahrni teaches women’s and family history of twentieth-century Quebec and Canada at the Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2005 she published her study Household Politics: Montreal Families and Postwar Reconstruction.

Joshua B. Freeman is Distinguished Professor of History at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and affiliated with its Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. His most recent book is American Empire, 1945–2000: The Rise of a Global Power, The Democratic Revolution at Home (Viking).

Guy Gaudreau est professeur émérite de l’Université Laurentienne. Il se spécialise en histoire des ressources, s’étant intéressé à la forêt et aux mines, tout en menant, avec sa conjointe Micheline Tremblay, un chantier de recherche consacré au journaliste, romancier et naturaliste Harry Bernard. [End Page 7]

Jason Gilliland is Director of the Urban Development Program and Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, School of Health Studies and Department of Paediatrics at The University of Western Ontario.

June Hannam is Professor Emeritus, University of West England, Bristol, and is a former editor of the Labour History Review. Among her many publications on women and feminism is a co-authored 2002 book with Karen Hunt, Socialist Women: Britain, 1880s to 1920s.

Alice Kessler-Harris, the R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of History at Columbia University, is one of the leading historians of women and work in the United States and a former president of the Organization of American Historians. Out to Work: A History of Wage Earning Women in the United States (1982) helped to define a field, while more recently she has published A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life of Lillian Hellman (2012).

Don Lafreniere is a PhD Candidate and Vanier Canada Scholar in the Department of Geography at The University of Western Ontario. His research interests are widely spread across the intersection of urban geography, social history, demography, and geographic information science. His primary interest is in GIS methodologies for analysing qualitative sources.

Jesse Lemisch, Professor of History, Emeritus, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, wrote one of the pioneering New Left social histories, “Jack Tar in the Streets: Merchant Seamen in the Politics of Revolutionary America,” published in...


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