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Contributors Francie R. Chassen-LÓPEZ is associate professor of history at the University of Kentucky where she has been active in the women's studies program . She is the author of Lombardo Toledano y el movimiento obrero mexicano, 1917-1940 (1977); and co-author of La revolución en Oaxaca, 19001930 (1985) and Diccionario histórico y biográfico de la Revolución Mexicana, Estado de Oaxaca (1992). MARLENE Epp completed her Ph.D. Ui Canadian history at the University of Toronto in 1996. She currently teaches courses Ui Canadian studies and Mennonite history at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. ELIZABETH FOX-GENOVESE is Eleonore Raoul Professor of Humanities and professor of history at Emory University. Her books include Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South (1988); Feminism without Illusions: A Critique of Individualism (1991); and "Feminism is Not the Story of My Life": How the Elite Women's Movement Has Lost Touch with Women's Real Concerns (1996). EMILY HONIG is professor of women's studies and history at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of Sisters and Strangers: Women in the Shanghai Cotton Mills, 1919-1949 (1986); Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People in Shanghai (1992); and Personal Voices: Chinese Women in the 1980s (with Gail Hershatter [1988]). Marttn P. JOHNSON is visiting assistant professor Ui the Department of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the author of The Paradise of Association: Political Culture and Popular Organizations in the Paris Commune of 1871 (1996). LOUISE (LUCY) W KNIGHT is adjunct faculty member at Spertus College and visiting lecturer at the School of the Art Institute Ui Chicago and a former administrator at Duke University and Wheaton CoUege Ui Massachusetts . She is the author of several articles on Jane Addams, most recently, "Jane Addams and the Settlement House Movement," in American Reform and Reformers (1996). She is writing a biography of Jane Addams. SETH KOVEN is associate professor at Villanova University where he teaches history and women's studies. He is co-editor, with Sonya Michel, of Mothers of a New World: Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare 226 JOURNAL OF WOMEN'S HISTORY SPRING States (1993), and is currently writing about men's and women's slumming in nineteenth- and twentieth-century London. IRENE LEDESMA was assistant professor in the History and PhUosophy Department at University of Texas - Pan American. Her article, "Texas Newspapers and Chicana Activism, 1918-1972" (Western Historical Quarterly , FaU 1995), received the Joan Jensen and Dartiss MUler Award from the Coalition of Western Women Historians for best article on western women's history in a scholarly journal for 1995. THOMAS Prasch received his Ph.D. m British history from Indiana University , writing his dissertation on working-class subjects in Victorian photography. His publications include work on Victorian responses to Islam, international exhibitions, the Rushdie controversy, and historical film. He is contributing editor for film reviews at the American Historical Review. LESLIE A. SCHWALM is assistant professor of history at the University of Iowa. Her book, "A Hard Fight for We": Women's Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina, is forthcoming from University of Illinois Press. She is currently at work on a project about midwestern African Americans and the nation's struggle over slavery and freedom during the Civü War. VICTORIA W. WOLCOTT is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester's Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. She is presently completing a book, Remaking Respectability: African-American Women and the Politics of Identity in Inter-War Detroit. ...


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