Vol. 32, No. 2

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Elisa Camiscioli and Jean Quataert, Editorial Note – Imperial Alliances : Women, Power, and Precarity in Colonial South Asia and New Zealand

Rochisha Narayan, “A Mughal Matriarch and the Politics of Motherhood in Early Colonial India”

Satyasikha Chakraborty, “‘Nurses of Our Ocean Highways’: The Precarious Metropolitan Lives of Colonial South Asian Ayahs”

Caitlin Cunningham, “The Cultural Logic of Sexual Violence in Colonial Aotearoa (New Zealand), 1842-1872”

Archana Venkatesh, “Marriage, Love, and the Nation: The Private Life of an Indian Freedom Fighter”

Emily Prifogle & Karin Wulf, “Why Women Also Know History”

Book Review Essays

To the Front and Center of the Field: Recent Histories of Black Women, Gender, and Black Power : Rhonda Y. Williams

  • Ashley D. Farmer. Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xx + 288 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-1-4696-3437-1 (cl); 978-1-4696-5473-7 (pb); 978-1-4696-3438-8 (ebook).
  • Tanisha C. Ford. Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xvi + 272 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-1-4696-2515-7 (cl); 978-1-4696-3613-9 (pb); 978-1-4696-2516-4 (ebook).
  • Robyn C. Spencer. The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. xv + 280 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-0-8223-6275-3 (cl); 978-0-8223-6286-9 (pb).

Big Questions in Microhistory : Scott W. Stern

  • Karen L. Cox. Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 1 + 227 pp.; ISBN 978-1-4696-3503-3 (cl); 978-1-4696-3504-0 (ebook).
  • Kali Nicole Gros. Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 3 + 220 pp.; ISBN 978-0-19-086001-1 (pb); 978-0-19-024121-6 (cl).
  • Michael A. Ross. The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 3 + 309 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-0-19-977880-5 (cl); 978-0-19-067412-0 (pb).

Feminist Engagements with Transnational Issues and Activism : Karen Garner

  • Sylvanna M. Falcón. Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activism inside the United Nations. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. xiv + 244 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-0-295-99525-0 (cl); 978-0-295-99526-7 (pb).
  • Kristen Ghodsee. Second World, Second Sex: Socialist Women’s Activism and Global Solidarity during the Cold War. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. xviii + 306 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-1-4780-0139-3 (cl); 978-1-4780-0181-2 (pb).
  • Katherine M. Marino. Feminism and the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2019. xii + 354 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-1-4696-4969-6 (cl); 978-1-4696-4970-2 (ebook).
  • Ann Oakley. Women, Peace, and Welfare: A Suppressed History of Social Reform, 1880–1920. Bristol, UK: Policy Press University of Bristol, 2018. x + 442 pp.; ill. ISBN 978-1-4473-3256-5 (cl); 978-1-4473-3262-6 (pb); 978-1-4473-3260-2 (epub); 978-1-4473-3261-9 (Kindle).

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