Vol. 35, no. 2

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Editorial Note

Sandie Holguín and Jennifer J. Davis, Economic Autonomy, Networks, and Co-optation


Elle E. Kittell, What’s in a First Name? The Correlation of Personal Identity with Economic Autonomy in Medieval Flanders

Aske Laursen Brock, Martha Parker’s Trials: Women’s Networks in the East India Company Trade

Theresa Iker, “All Wives are Not Created Equal”: Women Organizing in the Late Twentieth-Century Men’s Rights Movement

Liz Elizondo, Love, Infidelity, and Correspondence in Spanish Texas, 17341737 (open access for one month)

Lisa Greenwald, What War and Resistance Can Do: The Rebirth of Feminism in France, 19451970

Phoebe Musandu, Sailing against Headwinds: The KANU Regime, Kenyan Women, and the UN Women’s Decade, 19751985 (open access for one month)

Book Review Essays

Race, Freedom, and the Intimate Worlds of Women: Tamika Y. Nunley

  • Brandi Clay Brimmer. Claiming Union Widowhood: Race, Respectability, and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation South.
  • Brigitte Fielder. Relative Races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America.
  • Jessica Marie Johnson. Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World.

Mexican Modernities: Stephanie Mitchell

  • Stephen J. C. Andes. The Mysterious Sofía One Woman’s Mission to Save Catholicism in Twentieth-Century Mexico.
  • Susie S. Porter. From Angel to Office Worker: Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 18901950.
  • Natasha Varner. La Raza Cosmética: Beauty, Identity, and Settler Colonialism in Postrevolutionary Mexico.

Political Discrimination as a Way of Life and Art in Communist Cuba: Lillian Guerra

  • Rachel Hynson. Laboring for the State: Women, Family and Work in Revolutionary Cuba, 1959–1971.
  • Elizabeth B. Schwall. Dancing with the Revolution: Power, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba.