Volume 21, Number 4, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

pp. 8-12
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Gender and the Personal in Political Biography: Observations from a Dutch Perspective

pp. 13-37
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Josephine Baker’s “Rainbow Tribe”: Radical Motherhood in the South of France

pp. 38-58
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A Translocal Technology of the Self: Biographies of World Heroines and the Chinese Woman Question

pp. 59-83
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Sister Katie: The Memory and Making of a 1.5 Generation Working-Class Transnational

pp. 84-110
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“How better could she serve her country?”: Cultural Translators, U.S. Women’s History, and Kang Cheng’s “An Amazon in Cathay”

pp. 111-133
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Roundtable: Thinking with Feminist Biography

The Day I “Met” Ahebi Ugbabe, Female King of Enugu-Ezike, Nigeria

pp. 134-137
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Lies, Secrets, and Silences: Writing African American Women’s Biography

pp. 138-140
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From Chronicling a Life to Illuminating a Movement: Bessie Abramowitz Hillman’s Labor Feminism

pp. 141-143
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Fear and Loathing in the Republic: The Mystery Around Latife Hanim’s Archives

pp. 144-146
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Who Is Afraid of the “Ugly Women”?: Problems of Writing Biographies of Nazi and Fascist Women in Countries of the Former Soviet Block

pp. 147-151
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Life’s Illusions: The “Art” of Critical Biography

pp. 152-156
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Rosetta Tharpe and Feminist “Un-Forgetting”

pp. 157-160
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The Biography of Ch’oe Yŏng-suk and the Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea

pp. 161-163
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Why Believe Me?: Narrative Authority in Biography

pp. 164-166
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Book Reviews

Some Way Out of Here

pp. 167-173
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Unraveling Gendered Narratives of Violence, Law, and Order

pp. 174-184
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Women Artists and the Power of Modernism

pp. 185-195
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New Girls for the New (Twentieth) Century

pp. 196-204
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She’s Leaving Home: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Women and the Visual Arts

pp. 205-212
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Baby Steps: Reassessing the Historical Analysis of Reproduction

pp. 213-221
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 222-226
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Announcements

Announcements

p. 229
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Acknowledgment to Reviewers

Acknowledgment to Reviewers

pp. 230-231
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