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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

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Reconstructing the lives of women lost to historical record

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Nupur Chaudhuri is a professor of history at Texas Southern University and the coeditor of Voices of Women Historians: Personal, Professional, and Political. Sherry J. Katz is a lecturer in the department of history at San Francisco State University. Mary Elizabeth Perry is a retired professor of history at Occidental College and a research associate at the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She is the author of The Handless Maiden: Moriscos and the Politics of Religion in Early Modern Spain.

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"Contesting Archives makes vivid and concrete the way historians must proceed when faced with partial or contradictory sources. Historians and anyone interested in how historians work will appreciate the authors' strategies for, and cautions about, unearthing information about women from documents inside and outside the archive." Margaret Strobel, co-editor of Expanding the Borders of Women's History

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